César Camilo Cermeño > DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper Martinez Beltrán
CARRERA 7 NO 71-21

Work Department

  • Tax Litigation
  • Tax Law




César is Partner of the Tax and Tax Litigation practice areas.

He has more than 16 years of experience advising leading local and foreign companies in the areas of Tax, Tax Litigation, Customs and Foreign Trade. He has worked in two Big 4 firms and in a recognized international law firm.

He advised the Ten-Year Tax Justice Plan 2017 – 2017 published by the Ministry of Justice of Colombia and is the author and co-author of several books and articles on tax, procedural and customs law.

César has participated in several conferences and lectures both national and international on tax, arbitral and litigation law. He also serves as Professor of Pontificia Universidad de Los Andes, Universidad Javeriana, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Universidad Libre, Universidad Sergio Arboleda and Universidad Central in the economic law, tax disputes and judicial argumentation departments, as well as a lecturer in several seminars at the Colombian Institute of Tax Law (“ICDT”), IFA, IBA, AMCHAM, AP Legis, APD, ANDI, Acolgen, Andesco and CCB.


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Vice-president Center for Studies in Procedural Law CEDEP
  • Colombian Institute of Tax Law
  • International Fiscal Association


  • Master in Economic Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Customs Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia)
  • Master Degree in Business Law, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (Spain)
  • Law Degree (JD equivalent), Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)