Firm Profile > Parra Rodríguez Abogados > Bogota, Colombia
Parra Rodríguez Abogados Offices
CARRERA 9 NO 74-08
BOGOTA, DC 110221
Parra Rodríguez Abogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Corporate and M&A Tier 3
The MultiLaw alliance-member for Colombia, Parra Rodríguez Abogados acts across the full spectrum of M&A and corporate transactions, not only in the aviation sector, where the practice commands unparalleled expertise, but also in the industrial manufacturing, health, e-commerce and real estate sectors, among others. Renowned practice head Bernardo Rodríguez leads the six-strong practice. Fellow name-partner Álvaro Parra, who focuses on transactions, corporate law and tax planning; and associate director Luis Fernando Diaz del Castillo, are also key members of the team.
‘Parra Rodriguez is the perfect size of law firm we needed to help us on an acquisition project in Colombia. The team is complete and a cover all corporate subjects we needed’.
‘The seniority of Bernardo Rodríguez was really helpful. He also has a great network and knows his country perfectly. This was a key in our acquisition process’.
Litigation Tier 3
Distinguished by its tailor-made approach, Parra Rodríguez Abogados handles cross-border litigation relating to contractual liability, commercial and administrative litigation, and consumer protection actions, as well as acting in competition matters. Founding partner Bernardo Rodríguez has experience across a wide range of sectors, including infrastructure, real estate and finance, alongside with niche expertise in the airline industry and maritime accidents; he co-leads the practice with fellow name partner and tax specialist Álvaro Parra, who acts particularly in the oil and gas, construction and energy sectors, and has extensive experience in tax proceedings against the authorities. Associates Carlos Gómez and Daniela Pérez are key members of the team.
‘This law firm is highly professional, serious and respectful. They have knowledge of Colombian legislation and are a great support for multinational and/or foreign corporations‘.
‘The professionals are bilingual and highly qualified. Bernardo Rodríguez, Daniela Pérez, Carlos Gómez and Luís Díaz del Castillo stand out‘.
‘Parra Rodriguez Abogados’ lawyers are distinguished by their skills and abilities, making use of the most advanced techniques and legal tools, which makes them one of the most recommended and competent firms in the country‘.
‘The lawyers of this prestigious firm are distinguished by their solidarity and affection with the client, their sense of humanity and solidarity added to their capacity and professionalism make them stand out from a large number of firms‘.
Arbitration Tier 4Parra Rodríguez Abogados acts in domestic arbitration, particularly for construction and energy companies, and has key expertise in defending the enforcement of arbitral awards in annulment actions. The mid-sized firm also undertakes the designs of conciliation and mediation strategies. Practice heads Bernardo Rodríguez and Álvaro Parra bring their extensive corporate and financial, and fiscal know-how to the five strong team.
‘This law firm is highly professional, serious and respectful. They have knowledge of Colombian legislation and are a great support for multinational and/or foreign corporations’.
‘The professionals are bilingual and highly qualified. Bernardo Rodríguez, Daniela Pérez, Carlos Gómez and Luís Díaz del Castillo stand out’.
‘Parra Rodriguez Abogados’ lawyers are distinguished by their skills and abilities, making use of the most advanced techniques and legal tools, which makes them one of the most recommended and competent firms in the country’.
‘The lawyers of this prestigious firm are distinguished by their solidarity and affection with the client, their sense of humanity and solidarity added to their capacity and professionalism make them stand out from a large number of firms’.
Banking and finance Tier 4Profusely recommended, Parra Rodríguez Abogados handles an array of complex lending, corporate finance and regulatory matters, for an impressive roster of clients that include international investment banks and global corporations, as well as local major companies. The group distinguishes itself for its expertise in the aviation industry, particularly that of high-profile practice head Bernardo Rodríguez. Senior associate Cesar Barajas Ruiz is similarly lauded and advises on structured finance, asset-based financing and cross-border transactions.
‘They are very responsive and knowledgable. During the Covid crisis they have gone to great lengths to keep us up to date on headline events in Colombia‘.
‘Bernardo Rodríguez and César Barajas are very responsive and professional; we have never given them very long to turn things around (for one reason or another) but they have always delivered on time, facilitating speedy execution and reducing stress levels‘.
‘First and foremost, the Parra Rodríguez Abogados team is unparalleled in its experience and knowledge of the aircraft finance and leasing industry in Colombia. This alone is sufficient justification for us to use this firm. That said, their professionalism and responsiveness along with their regular updates of the legal landscape make them one of the best outside counsels we use‘.
‘Bernardo Rodríguez and senior associate César Barajas truly stand out‘.
‘Berndardo Rodríguez is without peer for aviation finance advice in Colombia. His client roster is as impressive as his legal acumen. He is supported by the next generation of the aviation finance bar in Colombia, César Barajas.
‘Bernardo Rodriguez Ossa and Cesar Andres Barajas Ruiz – highly recommended.‘
Tax Tier 4
The go-to firm for all legal matters related to the aviation industry, Parra Rodríguez Abogados is strongly recommended by clients, bringing 'excellence in the development of all processes'. The five-strong team assists national and international corporations in connection with tax compliance and planning, as well as undertaking litigation before the courts and tax authorities. Practice co-heads Álvaro Parra (name partner and a recognised 'tax heavyweight') and María Margarita Parra, both of whom have over 30 years' experience in the sector, also offer (along with Augusto Figueroa) unrivalled experience in the airline sector. Associates Luís Fernando Díaz (local and international tax planning) and Juan José Goyeneche (territorial tax, tax treaties, planning and compliance) complete the team, which - among other highlights - provided tax advice on contracts for the financing and fiduciary rights for the use and operation of airliners in Colombia.
‘Knowledge and experience’.
‘Excellence in the development of all processes’.
‘Parra Rodriguez Abogados’ team advises us on each and every one of the tax and legal aspects of our operations in Colombia. They have several specialists, who have allowed us to understand each of the problems we have encountered, and which have allowed us to make the correct decisions on time’.
‘Parra Rodríguez Abogados has a team of professional lawyers with great expertise, so the quality of their services is in line with their prices’.
‘Álvaro Parra Gómez is thoughly recomended‘.
Labour and employment Tier 5
Parra Rodríguez Abogados' labour and immigration team has 'a 360-degree view on matters' when advising clients, demonstrating 'understanding' of the companies’ business structures and hiring models. The practice handles individual labour law and social security, the negotiation and termination of contracts, due diligence, support on immigration matters and requests for working visas, and legal representation in judicial suits, among other matters. Senior associate Nataly Traslaviña directs a team that also benefits from the experience and practice of senior partners Álvaro Parra and Bernardo Rodríguez.
‘They are recommended for their timely responses and understanding of our business or hiring model. The attention is excellent and compared to other firms, the opportunity too‘.
‘They have a 360-degree view on matters, showing efficiency and opportunity. Álvaro Parra with his knowledge of tax law, makes the opinions on para-fiscality issues very timely and very good. Bernardo Rodríguez is the leading partner with great experience and Nataly Traslaviña is also great‘.
‘The team is very competent and professional. It is very up-to-date on local labour regulations and provides a very effective accompaniment to the queries we have had as a company’.
‘Nataly Translaviña is highlighted for her knowledge and agility when answering questions’.
Parra Rodríguez Abogados > Firm Profile
We are a team of lawyers with more than 30 years of experience.
We are aware of the economic, political and social issues of our time.
In this context we can understand better the needs and opportunities of our clients.
Therefore, we can anticipate and provide clear, complete, timely, adequate and simple solutions.
We resolve the most complex and sophisticated issues with pragmatism, in a simple manner and with attachment to the law.
We protect our client’s interests and reputation with ethics and respect for the law.
We build long lasting and successful relationships with national and foreign clients in different economic sectors.
We are discreet because we understand and share the confidentiality need of our client´s businesses.
|Mr Luis Fernando Diaz del Castillo||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Carlos Gómez Guzmán||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Daniela Pérez Mahecha||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr César Barajas Ruiz||Associate||View Profile|
|Mrs Aurora Barroso de Charry||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Sibila Coronado Álvarez||Paralegal||View Profile|
|Mr Augusto Figueroa Sierra||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Roberta Gentile||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Juan José Goyeneche Carrera||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr José Fernando Márquez Gómez||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Lina Marcela Millán Acosta||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Álvaro Parra Gómez||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Juan Felipe Reyes Rodríguez||Associate||View Profile|
|Mr Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Mariana Rodríguez Vizcaíno||Paralegal||View Profile|
|Mrs Nataly Traslaviña González||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Valentina Wagner Gutiérrez||Associate||View Profile|
|Ms Daniela Walteros Rivera||Associate||View Profile|