Mr Daniel Ossa Gómez > Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados > Medellin, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados
CARRERA 43, NO 36-39 ED CENTRO 2000
OFICINA 406
MEDELLIN
Colombia

Work Department

Mr. Daniel Ossa Gómez works in the following Departments of the firm: Insurance, Civil and State´s Liability and Fiscal Liability.

In the Department of Insurance his work unit is compossed of the following associates and partners: Carlos Andrés González (partner), Laura Castaño Echeverri (partner), Margarita Rosa Jaramillo Cossio (partner), Daniel Bedoya Maya (associate), Juliana Gómez Londoño (associate) and Carolina de la Torre Ávila (associate). 

In the Department of Fiscal Libility his work unit is compossed of the following associates and partners: Margarita Rosa Jaramillo Cossio (partner), Daniel Jaramillo Cadavid (associate) and Santiago Arrázola Berrío (associate). 

In the Department of Civil and State´s Liability his work unit is compossed of the following associates and partners: Luis Miguel Gómez Gómez (partner), Daniel Jaramillo Cadavid (associate), Luis David Pérez Muñoz (associate), Santiago Arrázola Berrío and Ricardo Machado Ángel (associate).

Position

Mr. Ossa Gómez joined the firm as a partner on October, 2020. His main areas of practice are Insurance, Civil and State´s Liability and Fiscal Liability.

In the area of Fiscal Liability, Mr. Ossa Gómez provides advice in proceedings before all colombian comptroller offices derived from fraud causing damages to the State, due to the public officials or State contractor´s conduct. 

Also, in the area of Insurance, he provides advice in legal and technical situations related to insurance contracts. Particularly, he attends judicial and extrajudicial claims, objections and reconsiderations, among others. 

In the area of Civil and State´s Liability, Mr. Ossa Gómez assists the firm´s clients in class action´s law suits brought to court in matters related with: land and air transportation accidents, collapse or ruin of constructions of all kinds, environmental pollution, earthquakes, explosions, floods, fires, defective or dangerous products, etc.

Career

Mr. Daniel Ossa Gómez, has a Master of Laws (merit) at Newcastle University (UK), he is Graduate from a Degree in Tort and Civil Liability (Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana), and a specialist in Insurance Law (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana). Has published multiple articles in indexed journals and has also served as a peer-reviewer for them. Currently works as a lecturer in several Colombian Universities in the courses of Medical malpractice, insurance law, and general tort law.  

During his studies he has earned multiple awards and scholarships, as the Santander Universities Scholarship and Sir Mark Waller Scholarship from Newcastle University (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK), the Order to the Academic Javerian Merit from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota, Colombia), and the Distinguished Student Award from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Medellin, Colombia). Has also received awards for his publications, such as the José Ignacio de Márquez Junior Award for Economic Law Research, and has earned one of the top 10 national results in the National Exam for the soon-to-be-graduated lawyers (ECAES).

In his working experience, he has worked as an associate at Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados from 2011 until 2018, when he left the country to pursue his masters (LLM) at the UK. While studying his masters, he worked for Newcastle University as a Postgraduate Student Ambassador, and after his graduation, he returned to Colombia. Once returned to his country, he worked as a senior level lawyer (Abogado C) at Empresas Públicas de Medellin (EPM), the biggest public utility services Company in Colombia (and one of the biggest in south america) and constructor of the Ituango Power Plant, which will be the most important hydroelectric power plant in the country. In October 2020, he left EPM and re-joined Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados, as a partner.

Mr. Ossa Gómez is a lawyer with extensive knowledge and experience in the insurance sector. Not only has several formal studies on the subject and is a lecturer in several universities about them, but also, he has been a key member of the teams that have successfully-handled large claims and litigation in the insurance field. As an associate at the Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados law firm, he actively contributed to the success of major claims and legal defenses for the firm’s clients. Later, he worked for EPM as one of the most important lawyers handling the contingency of the Ituango Hydroelectric Power Plant (Hidroituango), both in its Civil Liability insurance and the Construction and Erection All Risk (CAR) policy, which is one of the most expensive insurance losses world-wide. 

Languages

English and Spanish.

Education

Mr. Daniel Ossa Gómez, has a Master of Laws (merit) at Newcastle University (UK), he is Graduate from a Degree in Tort and Civil Liability (Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana), and a specialist in Insurance Law (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana). 

During his studies he has earned multiple awards and scholarships, as the Santander Universities Scholarship and Sir Mark Waller Scholarship from Newcastle University (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK), the Order to the Academic Javerian Merit from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota, Colombia), and the Distinguished Student Award from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (Medellin, Colombia). Has also received awards for his publications, such as the José Ignacio de Márquez Junior Award for Economic Law Research, and has earned one of the top 10 national results in the National Exam for the soon-to-be-graduated lawyers (ECAES).

Leisure

Mr. Daniel Ossa Gómez’s main leisure activities are reading, traveling, exercising, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > City focus > Medellín

‘A group of very well-prepared professionals‘, nationally renowned boutique Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados provides a ‘personalised service, without immersing itself in the bureaucracy of some of the big law firms‘, according to satisfied clients. From dual offices in Medellín — which remains its headquarters — and Bogotá, the firm specialises in advising on the full range of insurance work, with its civil liability expertise among the best in the country. The team is most recognised for its dispute resolution prowess, which spans claims related to accidents, environmental contamination, product liability, medical malpractice, constructor liability and others; it also advises on regulatory matters. Highly regarded founding partner and former Supreme Court judge Javier Tamayo Jaramillo is sought after for his top-level insurance expertise; he recently acted alongside civil and state liability specialist Daniel Ossa Gómez to represent Emgesa in bringing national arbitration proceedings against Grupo ICT II and OHL Colombia seeking compensation for damages and loss of profits caused by the allegedly defective construction of the El Quimbo Hydroelectric Project. The group also includes Laura Castaño Echeverri , who is noted for complex litigation; Carlos Andres Gonzales Galvís, who focuses on insurance and risk analysis; Luis Miguel Gómez, who advises on dispute resolution; and Margarita Rosa Jaramillo, who handles liability and insurance.

Colombia > Insurance

Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados garners plaudits for its ‘extensive knowledge of insurance law and liability issues’ as well as for its ‘great client-service attitude‘. As an insurance boutique, the firm brings to bear extensive knowledge in all core areas of the sphere, with a keen focus on dispute resolution. Key names include seasoned expert Javier Tamayo Jaramillo, who is particularly recognised for his expertise in civil and medical liability. The group also includes risk analysis specialist Carlos Andres Gonzales Galvís, Daniel Ossa Gómez, whose practice has an emphasis on civil and state liability and fiscal liability, and Laura Castaño Echeverri, who is noted for transportation-related work.

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Litigation

A ‘group of very well-prepared professionals‘, Tamayo Jaramillo & Asociados‘ litigation team strikes the right note with sources for its ‘very holistic management of litigation issues‘. As an insurance-driven boutique, the group has a focus on civil liability disputes and satisfied clients say that its specialist knowledge in this field marks it ‘as one of the best firms in this area in the country‘, with contractual non-compliance, environmental contamination, product liability and constructor liability all among its strong suits. Javier Tamayo Jaramillo is commended for his ‘in-depth understanding of complex aspects of Colombian law‘ and is widely considered a leading authority on civil and medical liability. Other key partners include contract and civil law specialist Laura Castaño Echeverri — who co-heads the department alongside Tamayo Jaramillo; the ‘practical and commercialDaniel Ossa Gómez, risk analysis partner Carlos Andrés González and Luis Miguel Gómez, who is well versed in both litigation and arbitration proceedings. At associate level, Daniel Bedoya and Luis David Pérez are well-primed to provide support in civil liability cases.