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Lloreda Camacho & Co. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Intellectual property Tier 1Lloreda Camacho & Co. distinguisehes itself with its specialist knowledge, rendering full-service IP-capability to an impressive client list, composed of major pharmaceutical and food and beverages multinationals, as well as significant global firms in the e-commerce, entertainment and social media sectors. The department acts regionally protecting and enforcing client's portfolios, and has a growing array of work related to Asia and Europe. The firm fields three amply recognised and expert partners who direct a 13 lawyer-strong group, and can also count on a nine-strong technical advisory team. Alicia Lloreda leads the IP practice with co-heads Tatiana Carrillo (head of trade mark and copyrights), and Ana María Castro (head of patents and life sciences - segments in which she is a prominent player). Trade mark senior associate Natalia Franco, is also a key name.
Life sciences Tier 1
A top tier IP firm, Lloreda Camacho & Co. brings comprehensive coverage to major global players of R&D pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, food, beverage and cosmetics with its impressively wide-ranging service offering. Commanding the recognition of the market, Ana María Castro has led the patent and regulatory and life science department since 2004. Focusing her practice on patents, utility models, industrial designs and plant variety protection, Castro has ample experience in litigation on patent infringement cases, civil and criminal, as well as in nullity actions before the Council of State, the country's highest court. The seven-strong team is supported by nine in-house technical advisors. Associate director Daniel Cardona advises on regulatory issues at every stage of the product life cycle, as well as supporting on data protection, investigations for alleged health regulation and labelling, among others. Co-head Enrique Álvarez leads the competition law practice and co-heads the corporate group.
Corporate and M&A Tier 2
Best known for its strength in the IP and life-science sectors, Lloreda Camacho & Co. counts various major domestic and multinational corporations among its key corporate clients and has a broad sector focus spanning primarily energy, infrastructure, and TMT. Practice head Santiago Gutiérrez -who also leads the banking and finance practice- has broad experience in the structuring of financial operations, M&A and corporate law. Fellow co-head Andrés Hidalgo also leads the public procurement and infrastructure practice group. Drawing strength from the full-service firm's associated practices, the 10-strong group also benefits from the participation of Gustavo Tamayo for TMT-related transactions. Senior associates Raúl Vargas and Nadia Sánchez are also key team members and act as practice coordinators.
Johnson & Johnson de Colombia
América Móvil (Claro)
Cintra Infraestructura Colombia
ENEL – Codensa
RM Holdings (vehicle of Ashmore Group)
MC Victorias Tempranas (vehicle of Mercantil Colpatria)
Abbott Laboratories de Colombia
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Arbitration Tier 3
Best known for its expertise in the telecoms and pharmaceutical industries, Lloreda Camacho & Co.'s comprehensive practice handles both domestic and international arbitration procedures. Practice head Gustavo Tamayo leads the six-strong multidisciplinary practice, which acts in an array of industries. Current mandates include acting as local counsel alongside international powerhouse Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP on behalf of America Movil in a $2bn international investment arbitration concerning an alleged breach by the Republic of Colombia of the Colombia-Mexico free trade agreement (FTA). Senior associate Camilo Valenzuela who focuses on civil procedural law, international arbitration, ADR and evidential matters is also a key member of the team. However, former director of firm's litigation, arbitration, insolvency and dispute resolution department, Dora Morales moved in house at Autopistas Urabá in May 2020.
Mccann Erickson (Colombia)
Eli Lilly Interamerica
Coca-Cola Servicios de Colombia
Unilever Andina Colombia
Competition and antitrust Tier 3Lloreda Camacho & Co.'s competition, antitrust and consumer protection practice offers a full range of assistance, with notable activity in merger controls, leniency programmes and unfair competition litigation. Practice head Enrique Álvarez leads the six-strong team. With past experience as counsel to the Exchange Control Superintendent, Álvarez -who also co-leads the corporate practice group- oversees competition matters in relation to foreign investment and M&A, both in the structuring of the merger and in the antitrust clearance process. Also at partner level, director of the government procurement area and fellow M&A practice co-head, Andrés Hidalgo is also active in competition matters. Senior associate Darío Cadena is however, the key specialist on the team; dual qualified (New York / Colombia), he is director of both the competition and consumer law practices.
Merck Sharp & Dohme
National Oilwell Varco
Glory Global Solutions
El Comercio (Atracciones Coney Island)
Energy and natural resources Tier 3A key player in the mining market -although not limited to it- Lloreda Camacho & Co. acts principally for major domestic and global mining companies. The group, which excels in the full suite of transactional, regulatory and contentious work, is led by recognised specialist Ignacio Santamaría, who has over 30 years' experience handling mining sector tax and administrative matters, as well as structuring joint ventures, special purpose vehicles, option agreements and mining title purchase agreements. The team also has a strong grasp of environmental law, advising on carbon bonds and the final disposal of electrical-products, among other matters. Senior associate Angela María Salazar is now also practice director.
‘Lloreda Camacho is recommended for the natural resources area; both Ignacio Santamaría and senior associate Ángela Salazar are truly brilliant‘.
Outcrop Gold Corp
Libero Copper Corporation
Minera Cobre de Colombia
Capella Financial Management
Red Eagle Mining de Colombia
Litigation Tier 3
Lloreda Camacho & Co.'s experienced practice covers the full range of contentious matters, with strong skill sets in commercial litigation and class actions. Acting in an array of industries, it is particularly well versed in TMT litigation and has niche expertise in pharmaceutical liability and medical malpractice. High-profile figure Gustavo Tamayo has expertise in insolvency proceedings and extensive experience acting before regulatory authorities; he heads a six-strong team strengthened, recently, with the incorporation of litigation director Dora Morales, who joined from Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados in August 2019. Senior associate Camilo Valenzuela is also a key member of the team.
Mccann Erickson (Colombia)
Eli Lilly Interamerica
Coca-Cola Servicios de Colombia
Unilever Andina (Colombia)
TMT Tier 3Lloreda Camacho & Co.'s longstanding and comprehensive TMT practice renders corporate, regulatory and commercial advice to relevant players in the telecoms, tech, media and entertainment, and financial sectors. The primary adviser to América Móvil subsidiary and key Colombian telecoms provider Claro, the practice is representing the latter in ICSID arbitration. Practice co-head Gustavo Tamayo, a well-known litigator with extensive regulatory expertise, is leading on the case. Fellow co-head Tatiana Carrillo leads the firm's trade mark and copyright group, and is also widely recognised for her expertise in media matters. A strong second line of experienced senior associates includes Juan Manuel Ojeda, formerly in-house at Level 3 Communications (now Century Link), where he was telecoms department coordinator, and Maria Alejandra De Los Ríos, who advises on privacy and data protection matters.
Labour and employment Tier 4
Lloreda Camacho & Co.'s labour, employment and immigration practice offers comprehensive advice, handling the labour aspects - due diligence, employee transfers and the like - of transactional operations, as well as immigration issues and litigation. With ample experience planning labour structures for the development of clients' businesses, practice head Enrique Álvarez is particularly noted for his negotiation skills and knowledge of pension matters; he leads a four-strong team that includes associates Rafael Abuchaibe and Angélica Pico.
Johnson & Johnson
The Ford Foundation
McCann Erickson Corporation
Cardif Colombia Seguros Generales
EFG Private Bank
Real estate Tier 4Lloreda Camacho & Co. renders advice on the development and construction of real estate and industrial units, as well as asset purchases and sales, investment matters and commercial leasing, for an array of industries including hospitality, retail and agribusiness. Santiago Gutiérrez, who also leads the corporate and finance practice, heads a four-strong team in which senior associate Carlos Carvajal, focusing on real estate and government procurement, is also key. The practice is currently advising Comcel on the structuring, construction and commercialisation of a project involving housing, office units and retail premises in Bogotá's Plaza Claro.
Serlefin BPO & O
Flores La Aldea
Banking and finance Tier 5Lloreda Camacho & Co. practice focuses on the development of new products for the financial sector and the incorporation of financial entities before the authorities. Santiago Gutiérrez, whose extensive trajectory includes senior in-house positions in financial institutions, heads the six strong practice. The firm's list of clients includes the Colombian Fintech Association, crowdfunding company Mesfix and crypto-asset-platform Xapo, as well as more traditional finance clients. Associate Juan David Marín is also noted; however, senior associate Juan Sebastián Peredo moved in house as the GC of a digital bank in July 2019.
AVLA Insurance Group
Tax Tier 5
With a broad service offering, Lloreda Camacho & Co. accompanies its clients from an array of sectors on all the tax implications of company operations. With particular strength in pharmaceuticals, the extractive industries, retail, telecommunications, media and entertainment, the team advises on tax planning, corporate tax, corporate reorganisations and international tax regulation, among other matters. In a 2019 highlight, the firm assisted Comcel on its merger with Telmex. Ignacio Santamaría, who also heads the public law and international trade practices, leads the five-strong team. Senior associate Julián Peña, who joined from Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría in October 2019 after David García left to become corporate tax manager at Geopark, is the other key name.
Cintra Infraestructura Colombia
Goodyear de Colombia
Oki Data Americas
Willis Towers Watson
Universal Music Colombia
Lloreda Camacho & Co. > Firm Profile
With almost 80 years of experience , Lloreda Camacho & Co., also known as Jose Lloreda Camacho & Co., is widely recognized as a leading Colombian law firm providing integral legal services to national and multinational companies doing business in Colombia and throughout Latin America. The firm places an emphasis on the preventive practice of law, helping its clients to achieve their goals by assessing their legal risks and building innovative, effective and winning strategies.
Lloreda Camacho & Co. has offices in Bogotá and Medellín, and comprises a strong team of eight partners and more than 50 associates, each of whom is recognized for their specialized expertise, business-oriented and value-added advice, full commitment geared towards the clients’ needs and highest ethical standards. The firm also works closely with corresponding offices and alliances in the region and worldwide, which allows its clients to find a top-quality and one-stop service solution in Colombia and Latin America.
Areas of practice: The firm’s main areas of practice include the following: antitrust and consumer protection; corporate law; financial law and capital markets; foreign trade, logistics and customs; government procurement; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration matters; fintech; litigation and insolvency; mergers and acquisitions; mining and natural resources; real estate; regulatory matters; tax; and TMT.
Other office: Medellín
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