Andrés Jaramillo > Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos
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Work Department

Competition and Antitrust


Partner of the Competition and Antitrust practice area


He has extensive experience in legal advice and dispute resolution, mainly in matters related to unfair trade, anticompetitive practices, mergers, commercial issues and government contracts before the administrative jurisdiction, the Competition Authority (the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce) and Arbitral Tribunals.

He was a legal analyst for the publishing of the book “General Contracting Statute for Public Administration,” the “Code of Administrative Procedure,” and the “Contract Yearbooks” for the years 1995 and 1996 (Derecho Vigente Ltda).


Spanish and English


  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Lawyer, 1994
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia, Graduate Degree in Business Law, 1986
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Graduate Degree in Administrative Law, 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Competition and antitrust

(Leading individuals)

Andrés JaramilloEsguerra Asesores Jurídicos

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Litigation

A firm that stands out from others in the market‘, Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos‘ dispute resolution practice is staffed by an ‘expert team of the highest professional and personal qualities‘, according to sources. The wider firm’s top-tier offerings in public law and competition ensures that it is particularly well-equipped to handle disputes in those spheres. That said, the team advises on the full scope of contentious matters, including corporate and financial disputes, oil and gas-related matters and environmental litigation. Name partner Juan Carlos Esguerrahas a great gift for dealing with people‘ and is a go-to name for administrative law disputes; he is is representing TIGO (Colombia Móvil) in bringing a case against the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce contesting sanctions imposed by it. Felipe Piquero, another specialist in public law, ‘consistently exceeds the client’s expectations‘; he is advising Caja Colombiana de Subsidio Familiar on judicial proceedings brought against it in relation to several housing developments. Competition and antitrust expert Andrés Jaramillo is noted for his expertise in competition-related litigation. Capable support is provided by associates Carlos Lasprilla (public law and dispute resolution), Adriana Nieto (infrastructure and public law) and Andrés Felipe Cadena (dispute resolution). Additionally, Jorge Andrés Gómez joined as an associate from Solarte Asesores Jurídicos in July 2021. Paola Patarroyo  left in November 2021 to become legal officer at the United Nations.

Colombia > Corporate and M&A

Commended for its ability to ‘transmit confidence‘, Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos‘s corporate team is a prominent player in mid-market deals. Lawyers are valued for their ‘understanding of the business‘ and are well versed across all key industry segments, with a strong recent showing in the financial services, infrastructure, healthcare and energy sectors. Led jointly by corporate finance specialist Juan Pablo González   and corporate and compliance partner Andrés Parias , the team handles a range of transactional and compliance matters. Other recommended names include competition specialist Andrés Jaramillo  , Verónica Arango Lux  — who was promoted to partner in January 2022 — and corporate and commercial-focused associate Maria Clara Londoño . In August 2021, associate Nicolás Arocha Roldán left to study in the UK.