Catalina Amaris > Goh > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Goh
CARRERA #14 94-44 TORRE B PISO 6
BOGOTA
Colombia

Work Department

Tax Law

Position

Director Associate

Career

Catalina provides legal advice in tax matters to a number of national and multinational companies. Her interdisciplinary studies have enabled her to give support for the structuring and implementation of projects that are efficient tax wise in the sectors of infrastructure, renewable power generation, exploration for and production of hydrocarbons, among others.

Likewise, Catalina has ample experience in providing support to clients in litigation relating to national and territorial taxes. This includes discussions and debates of high technical level relating to transfer pricing regulations

Another strength of Catalina relates to the provision to professional associations and particular industries of advice in point of tax policies. This includes the preparation of proposed bills of law and the discussion of same with the pertinent governmental authorities.

In her daily work, Catalina gives support to clients in the financial, mobile telephone, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors, among others, in their making of efficient and timely decisions in tax matters.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • German

Education

  • LLM studies in law with an emphasis in international business law. Universidad Externado de Colombia Colombia 
  • Specialization in taxation. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Undergraduate studies in law. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Tax

Tax is a firm-wide sweet spot for Goh and it impresses clients with its ‘combination of professional excellence and business understanding‘. Well weighted between private and public sector work, the full-spectrum practice handles tax planning, transaction structuring and contentious matters for an increasingly lengthy roster of leading companies. Catalina Hoyos is sought after for her combination of transactional tax and tax litigation expertise; she recently advised Interconexión Eléctrica on the tax aspects of its $331m bond offering on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Managing partner Juan Pablo Godoy is recommended for his specialist focus on the extractive and infrastructure industries. The group also includes tax partner Mónica Inés Hernández and associate directors Luís Felipe Noreña and Catalina Amaris.