Mr Gustavo Tamayo > Lloreda Camacho & Co. > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Lloreda Camacho & Co.
CALLE 72 NO 5 – 83, PISO 5
BOGOTÁ
Colombia

Work Department

Gustavo heads the Litigation and Telecommunications Departments and also oversees the Franchising Practice.

Position

Partner

Career

Gustavo has been a Partner at Lloreda Camacho & Co., since 1987. He has served on several company boards of directors, mainly within the telecommunications sector in Colombia and also, he has been invited by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as an expert to present case studies of successful regulation in several Latin American countries.

Languages

English - Spanish

Memberships

Gustavo is member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Distribution Institute (IDI)

Education

Gustavo has a Law Degree from Universidad de los Andes and a Specialization Degree in Procedural Law from Universidad del Rosario, both in Bogotá, Colombia.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Gustavo TamayoLloreda Camacho & Co.

Lloreda 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.

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Arbitration

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.

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Litigation

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.

Colombia > Corporate and M&A

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.