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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría, Jorge Di Terlizzi, Bogota, COLOMBIA

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Jorge Di Terlizzi

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Jorge Di Terlizzi´s legal practice focuses on Infrastructure and Projects and Public Law. He advises diverse companies on contract law and corporate matters. He has been involved in important privatization and merger and acquisition projects. He is also and advisor on infrastructure matters for telecommunications, energy, roadway, airport and port concession companies, regarding their Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), and the financing, construction and equity-funding contracts. He is included in the third edition of The Best Lawyers in Colombia 2013, in the practice areas of Banking and Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate; Natural Resources. Chambers Latin America 2016 mentions: “Jorge Di Terlizzi is praised by clients for his "vast knowledge of the Colombian infrastructure sector." They add: "He is agile and creative - we can delegate all legal matters to him with the assurance that they will be in the safest of hands.”


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Jorge has been a member of the Board of Directors of Banistmo Trust Colombia S.A.(2005 -2007), of the Board of Directors of HSBC Trust Colombia S.A. (2007 – 2009), was President of the Board of the Chamber of Legal Services ANDI (2010) and member of the Board of Directors of ANDI, Bogotá sectional (2010). He was a member of the Expert’s Committee on Infrastructure Issues with the Presidential Transition Committee, Colombia (2010) and of the Board of Directors of B. Braun Medical S.A. (1998 – 2013). He was also member of the Board of Directors of Cables de Energía y Telecomunicaciones S.A. CENTELSA (2010 – 2011), member of the Board of Directors of IQ Outsourcing S.A. (2011 – 2013), and member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank Colombia S.A. (2008 -2014). He has been member of the Board of Fundación Compartamos, Colombia (2004 – 2014) and of the Board of Fundación Génesis, Colombia (2013 – 2014). He is currently member of the Colombian Chamber of Infrastructure (“CCI”) (2007 – 2015) and of the of the Board of Directors of the Colombian – Chinese Investment & Commerce Chamber (2013 – 2015).


Universidad de Los Andes. Post-graduate degree in Commercial Law - 1991. Universidad de Los Andes. Law Degree - 1989.



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Advising throughout all stages of project work, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría’s practice ‘responds to every need and requirement with no mistakes.’ Juan Fernando Gaviria and Jorge Di Terlizzi (‘both outstanding’) co-lead the 13-strong team, which is praised for its ‘response times, quality and deep knowledge of the industry and the transactional side’. Projects and infrastructure team coordinator Carlos Padilla is also a key practice contact; however, former senior associate Carolina Duque  left in February 2019 to establish Duque Velazquez Abogados. Recent mandates saw the team advice Cintra, Mercantil Colpatria and Confederación Andina de Fomento (CAF), and Ashmore Group Infrastructure Fund, as sponsors and concessionaire on the long-term financing of the PPP project for the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, operation and maintenance of the Bucaramanga-Barrancabermeja-Yondó toll road concession. It is also advising BlackRock in connection with the financing of the $600m Autopista al Mar 1 4G road project. Other clients include Goldman Sachs, Abertis, Transdev and Vinci Concessions.

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