Mr Augusto Figueroa Sierra > Parra Rodríguez Abogados > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Corporate; Administrative and Commercial Contracts; Foreign Investment and Exchange; Oil and Gas; Taxation; Residential Public Services Regulation (Gas and Power); Finance; Administrative and Civil Litigation, Arbitration.

  

Position

Partner

Career

Senior Attorney, Cavelier Abogados (1981-1986); Founder and main partner, Figueroa Sierra & Asociados Abogados (1986 to date); Founder and President, Figueroa Sierra & Asociados, LLC, 1999 to date; President of the Foreign Investment Committee of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, (2009-2014); Partner, Parra Rodríguez Abogados (2013 to date).

Languages

Spanish and English (first language).

Education

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia (Doctor in Law, 1975); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (M.A., 1976; Ph.D. candidate (All But Dissertation, 1979). Certified as Foreign Legal Consultant in Colombian Law in the State of Florida (1999 to date);

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Banking and finance

A ‘go-to firm in Colombia‘ for aviation finance, Parra Rodríguez Abogados specialises in advising aircraft companies, lessors and lenders on leasing, lending and debt capital markets transactions. Banking and finance head Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa has established an impressive reputation for his expertise in cross-border matters and has recently undertaken work for US-based Aircastle, Kuwait-headquartered ALAFCO and Ireland-headquartered Nordic Aviation Capital. The group also benefits from the experience of Augusto Figueroa Sierra, who covers a range of energy, investment and infrastructure-related matters, and senior associate César Barajas Ruiz, who ‘can anticipate cross-border issues‘.

Colombia > Labour and employment

Parra Rodríguez Abogados is distinguished by its broad client base, which is mainly composed of domestic and multinational employers but also includes employees. The team specialises in consultancy work and routinely advises on labour liability assessments, due diligence, hiring and terminations and social security issues — it also has experience in labour dispute settlement and litigation. Associate director Nataly Traslaviña González leads the team and is well versed in a wide scope of consultancy and contentious matters. At senior level, the team draws on the experience of tax and transactional partner Álvaro Parra Gómez, litigation and commercial law specialist Augusto Figueroa Sierra and corporate finance and aviation law partner Bernardo Rodríguez.