Firm Profile > Parra Rodríguez Abogados > Bogota, Colombia

Parra Rodríguez Abogados
CARRERA 9 NO 74-08
OFICINA 504
BOGOTA, DC 110221
Colombia

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.

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Testimonials

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.

Testimonials

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 4

Parra 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.

Testimonials

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 4

Profusely 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.

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Testimonials

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.

Testimonials

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.

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Testimonials

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’.

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.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa bernardo.rodriguez@pralaws.com +57(1) 3764200
Associate Valentina Wagner Gutiérrez valentina.wagner@pralaws.com +57(1) 3764200
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Luis Fernando  Diaz del Castillo  photo Mr Luis Fernando  Diaz del Castillo Associate
Mr Carlos  Gómez Guzmán  photo Mr Carlos  Gómez Guzmán Associate
Ms Daniela  Pérez Mahecha  photo Ms Daniela  Pérez Mahecha Associate
Mr César  Barajas Ruiz  photo Mr César  Barajas Ruiz Associate
Mrs Aurora Barroso de Charry  photo Mrs Aurora Barroso de Charry Associate
Ms Sibila  Coronado Álvarez   photo Ms Sibila  Coronado Álvarez  Paralegal
Mr Augusto Figueroa Sierra  photo Mr Augusto Figueroa Sierra Partner
Ms Roberta Gentile  photo Ms Roberta Gentile Associate
Mr Juan José Goyeneche Carrera  photo Mr Juan José Goyeneche Carrera Associate
Mr José Fernando  Márquez Gómez   photo Mr José Fernando  Márquez Gómez  Associate
Ms Lina Marcela Millán Acosta  photo Ms Lina Marcela Millán Acosta Associate
Mr Álvaro  Parra Gómez  photo Mr Álvaro  Parra Gómez Partner
Mr Juan Felipe Reyes Rodríguez  photo Mr Juan Felipe Reyes Rodríguez Associate
Mr Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa  photo Mr Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa Partner
Ms Mariana Rodríguez Vizcaíno   photo Ms Mariana Rodríguez Vizcaíno  Paralegal
Mrs Nataly Traslaviña González  photo Mrs Nataly Traslaviña González Associate
Ms Valentina  Wagner Gutiérrez   photo Ms Valentina  Wagner Gutiérrez  Associate
Ms Daniela  Walteros Rivera   photo Ms Daniela  Walteros Rivera  Associate
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