Adriana Escobar > CMS Rodríguez-Azuero > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
CALLE 75 NO. 3-53

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Adriana is Partner of the Firm and leads the Employment & Pensions practice.




Adriana is a Partner of the Firm and leads the Employment & Pensions practice. She is a lawyer, with more than 12 years of experience advising national and multinational clients on labour law, comprehensive social security and immigration law. She also has extensive experience advising companies on due diligence processes in labour and social security matters and managing legal and operational processes. Adriana has directed the study of public policies for the Colombian pension system and has also participated in labour negotiations for relevant clients.

She has extensive experience in comprehensive advice on labour litigation in the field of social security and labour law for individuals for their pension planning, both in Colombia and abroad. Also, Adriana is a specialist in Labour Law and Social Security from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. She is a founding member of the Centre for Procedural Law Studies, (CEDEP, acronym for its Spanish, Centro de Estudios de Derecho Procesal) and Director of the Labour Law chapter. Adriana also has experience in the academic field.


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  • Member of the Colegio de Abogados del Trabajo y la Seguridad Social
  • Director of the Labour Law chapter of CEPED
  • Currently main Professor of Integral Social Security Professorship in the Specialization in Human Resources Management, Universidad Externado of Colombia
  • Invited professor for the topic of Pension Social Security. Postgraduate studies training for Colpensiones employees


  • 2019 – Labour and Social Security Law Master´s degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2016- Diploma in Labour Law Update, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2008- Specialization in Private Law, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2004- Lawyer, Universidad de la Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Labour and employment

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero‘s practice is headed by ‘expert in pension issues’ Adriana Escobar, who led on advice and representation for Sanofi, working to reduce the client’s social security debt. The department advises on social security regulations and cross-border bilateral agreements on pension matters, as well as handling employment contracts, dismissals, occupational hazards and immigration matters. The firm also represents clients in judicial and administrative processes and provides due diligence during M&A and UGPP inspections, as well as advising on disability recovery processes before health entities. Associate director Juan Carlos González advises on social security matters and represents clients in disputes before the Supreme Court and Ministry of Labour. Iván Jiménez left to found his own consultancy in June 2020.