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Latin America Guide
Firm Profile

Barrios, Montenegro Abogados

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • Carrera 9 # 80-15 Of. 301
  • Bogotá
  • Capital District
  • Colombia
  • Tel: (57) (1) 5551350

Firm profile submitted by Barrios, Montenegro Abogados

Senior Partners: Luis Felipe Barrios Cadena, Myriam Montenegro, Mónica Serrano
Number of partners: 3
Number of other lawyers: 15
Languages:Spanish, English

Contracts & Contracting Processes:
Luis Felipe Barrios, Myriam Montenegro
Corporate, M&A: Mónica Serrano
Consumer Protection: Mónica Serrano
Entertainment, Advertising & Audiovisual Production: Myriam Montenegro
Digital Markets & New Technologies: Myriam Montenegro
Industrial Property: Nidia Osorio
Real Estate Law: Luis Felipe Barrios
Private Clients & Family Offices: Luis Felipe Barrios
Business Consulting: Luis Felipe Barrios
Personal Data Protection: Myriam Montenegro

THE FIRM: Over twenty years of experience in providing legal services and a highly professional and talented team allows the firm to design effective, creative and safe solutions tailored to the needs of customers, as well as addressing the most complex issues with seriousness, professionalism and creativity. High quality, prompt response and personal attention are the core values in the firm’s performance; accordingly, customers find in the firm true ways to solve their needs and legal requirements.

CLIENTS: Amazing Colombia; Asturias y Aragón; Canokamedia; Centro Comercial y de Negocios Andino P.H.; Chilco Distribuidora de Gas y Energía; Clearford Industries Colombia – Clearford Colombia Holding; Colegio Gimnasio Moderno; Colkioscos; Dirtykitchen; Edupol – Educación Polimodal; Emergia; MullenLowe SSP3; Mass Digital; Pamay 5 – Budget; Paños Atlas; Precise Engagement; Fundación Santa Fé; RCN Televisión; Sed International de Colombia; Sony Pictures Television; Teleset – SONY SPT Colombia Holding LTDA.; Miracol, Rocket; Woodgroup PSN Colombia; Publicidad Camilo Salgar; Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; Smith & Nephew Colombia; Olga Amaral; HBO Latin America Group; Plasmar; Sifap Tecnología.


Contracts & Contracting Processes: The firm has extensive experience and knowledge advising, negotiating, reviewing, drafting and maintaining civil and commercial contracts of any kind.

Corporate, M&A: This area focuses on the advice for structuring, negotiating and implementing highly-complex corporate transactions, both domestic and cross-border. Its effectiveness, efficiency and quality have been widely recognised by clients who have received such services.

Consumer Protection: The firm is a firm that understands the dynamism of business and its repercussion in the day-to-day market. In the consumer protection area we provide timely advice and support to both domestic and foreign companies and natural persons, protecting them from consumer rights violations that might arise.

Entertainment, Advertising & Audiovisual Production: The firm has advised a number of domestic and foreign clients from the entertainment and advertising industry in various production projects for traditional media as television and film works, among others. Thanks to this experience, the firm is a leader in the advice of companies within the entertainment industry, as well as advertising, media and marketing agencies, and audiovisual content producers.

Digital Markets & New Technologies: The firm is a 21st century law firm, aware of the digital transformation that is taking place worldwide. The firm believes in the need of providing legal services directly to companies within the digital sector, such as creators of mobile applications, digital platforms, digital content producers and companies involved with social networks and new media. Within the last few years, The firm has advised several companies in this industry, offering a complete and unique custom made service.

Industrial Property: The firm advises various domestic and foreign clients in protecting their intellectual property rights, in particular, trademarks, trade names, emblems, slogans, patents, utility models, industrial designs, domain names and trade secrets. The area is focused on learning the needs of clients to assist them in implementing a legal strategy that encompasses from the creation of the brand or protection of the invention, to the proper management of industrial property rights, both in Colombia and abroad.

Real Estate: The firm provides services related to the structuring of all types of property-related operations as well as development and construction projects. The firm has successfully participated in the design, implementation and execution of major building projects.

Private Clients & Family Offices: The firm has extensive experience regarding the creation of structures for protecting and organising family property, which includes the creation of both domestic and foreign legal instruments. For these purposes, specialists in different disciplines are involved to ensure the design of solid legal and financial structures tailored to the specific needs of each client. Also, the firm has successfully participated in various processes of dispute resolution within family businesses, in the creation of mechanisms to secure their operation and in the design of family protocols.

Business Consulting: The firm understands the importance of providing a complete and comprehensive advice to all of its clients. Because of this, the firm created a business consulting area in order to provide a multidisciplinary approach when solving all of its client’s issues, specifically when advising private clients and family offices in the design of their family protocols and entrepreneurs that require business and legal advice in the development of their new companies.

Personal Data Protection: In the globalised world, the exchange of information is indispensable and therefore its protection becomes a necessity. For this reason, in the area of personal data protection the firm focuses on ensuring that both domestic and foreign companies and natural persons comply with Habeas Data regulations.

International: The firm advises clients not only in Colombia, but also outside the country, involving multinational companies in different jurisdictions. Additionally, the firm relies on major foreign law firms to provide legal services in other countries. In particular, it has a strong alliance with Sacovertiz Abogados in Perú; García Velasco, Martinez de Velasco y De Luca Abogados in Mexico; and Bambach & Campos Abogados in Chile.


  • Carrera 9 # 80-15 Of. 301 ,
  • Bogotá,
  • Capital District
  • Colombia
  • Tel (57) (1) 5551350