Firm profile submitted by Pinilla, González & Prieto
Managing Partners: Felipe Pinilla, Juan Manuel González, Rodrigo Prieto
Partners: Felipe Pinilla, Juan Manuel González, Rodrigo Prieto, Claudia Mora, Ángela Caicedo, Camilo Caycedo, Ignacio Restrepo, Martha Rico, Camilo Baracaldo, Julián Rojas.
Number of worldwide partners: 10
Number of attorneys: 65
Pinilla González & Prieto Abogados continues to consolidate its leadership in the practice of urban and real estate law in the legal services market in Colombia, but has also made important achievements in other areas such as environmental law, corporate law & M&A, tax law, conflict resolution and litigation and public law, offering top quality knowledge and services to important natural and legal persons of great relevant in the business world inside the country and abroad. The excellent performance of the firm’s legal and technical team in the last year has not only translated into high levels of satisfaction among its clients, but has also allowed growth in the number of partners at the firm, going from 6 to 10, and also in the number of lawyers, going from 45 to 65. Recently Ángela Caicedo and Martha Rico were named as new partners, in the area of urban and real estate law; Camilo Baracaldo, was named in the area of conflict resolution and litigation; and Julián Rojas, in the area of corporate & M&A.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Urban & Real Estate Law: The firm keeps and consolidates an undisputed leadership in this practice, headed by Juan Manuel González and Ángela Caicedo, and considered number one by Chambers & Partners in the legal services market in Colombia. A highly skilled team of professionals in different disciplines provides advice and accompaniment for the design and development of urban and real estate projects throughout the national territory.
Corporate, Civil & Commercial: It is one of the practices that have been gaining significant ground in the last year thanks to the arrival of new clients and its excellent results. The team, headed by Felipe Pinilla and Julián Rojas, specializes in the design and implementation of companies and investment vehicles.
Conflict Resolution & Litigation: Under the leadership of two experienced lawyers as are Felipe Pinilla and Camilo Baracaldo, the firm has been able to successfully defend the interests of important clients focusing on litigation prevention, but at the same time showing great knowledge that has allowed it to obtain favorable decisions from judicial courts. The team specializes in the accompaniment and representation of natural and legal persons in all kinds of processes and judicial and arbitral litigation.
Taxes, Fees & Contributions: The prestige and leadership of a young and dynamic partner as Camilo Caycedo, together with the vast experience of Felipe Pinilla, positioned this practice with enormous success during the last year. This has been possible thanks to the top performance achieved by a team of experts in tax planning, with experience in all legal services related to taxes, fees and contributions.
Environmental & Utilities: This is another top performing area of the firm thanks to the knowledge of Claudia Mora, former Vice-Minister of the Environment and partner with broad experience in these matters. The team offers complete advisory in environmental law for the development of activities and projects in which natural resources must be protected.
State Contracting: It is currently one of the most dynamic sectors in Colombia thanks to the construction of infrastructure through public private partnerships. The team, headed by David Garzón, provides advice and accompaniment for businesses in State contracting processes.
LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, French.
CLIENTS Since the mid-80s, the firm has worked with more than 1,000 persons and national and foreign companies in different areas of law. This experience and our lawyers are the basis of knowledge that allows producing results. Currently, PGP provides its services to important companies and institutions in different sectors such as construction, corporate, banking, government, guilds, religious institutions and education.