Godoy & Hoyos Abogados


Carrera 14 No 94 - 44 Torre B Piso 6

+571 634 8533

Key contacts:

Partner: Catalina Hoyos
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Partner: Juan Pablo Godoy Fajardo
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Partner: Mónica Hernández
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Quick facts:

Number of advisers: 26
Languages: Spanish, English

  • Managing Partner: Juan Pablo Godoy
  • Founding Partner: Catalina Hoyos
  • Senior Partner: Jaime Moya
  • Partner: José Ándres Rojas
  • Partner: Mónica Hernández
  • Partner: Juan Sebastian Lombana
  • Number of partners: 6
  • Number of other lawyers: 26

The Firm

Founded in 2004, Godoy & Hoyos Abogados has consolidated itself as a prominent leader of the legal services market in Colombia. In providing its services, the firm takes a practical, versatile, and innovative approach, supported on the knowledge, experience, and leadership of its partners and associates. The focus of this approach is to provide the best service possible to satisfy their clients’ needs in full.

The firm’s goal is to ensure that every client can count on comprehensive legal advice in respect of their most important business decisions, provided through customized, friendly and sensible treatment which is the hallmark of the very best boutique law firms.

The firm’s partners are recognized as true leaders in their respective areas of practice in Colombia and abroad. Their experience includes counseling some of the most important local and foreign companies with operations in the country. They are also highly dedicated and respected professors of tax and corporate law at some of the best law schools in Colombia, which is another factor that keeps Godoy & Hoyos Abogados at the forefront of legal services in Colombia.

Main areas of Practice:

Tax & Foreign Trade: Godoy & Hoyos Abogados has a team of legal and some accounting professionals who provide timely top-quality advice to the firm’s clients in regard to their businesses in the area of tax and foreign trade laws. The firm has been recognized on several occasions by local and foreign legal review publications as a definite leader in this area of the law.

Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions: The Firm offers its clients comprehensive legal advice in all matters related to the establishment and reorganization of their businesses, financing transactions, significant investment or divestment transactions and commercial distribution systems. The firm provides assistance to its clients during and in regard to the planning of transactions, drafting and negotiation of contracts and agreements, contract performance, and obtaining the required government licenses and permits. The firm’s partners and associates have experience in advising securities issuers, non-publicly traded companies, and government entities.

Mining, Oil & Gas: Godoy & Hoyos provides specialized advisory to companies with operations in the mining and oil and gas industries. It has developed strong expertise in the regulatory, contractual, environmental and tax matters that relate to these industries, and in respect of the whole operating segments these companies are involved in (i.e. upstream, mid-stream and downstream businesses).

Infrastructure and Project Finance: The Firm´s specialized team includes lawyers with many years’ experience advising clients with interests in infrastructure projects. This includes the legal aspects of public or private contracting, negotiations, investment and project financing, design and construction, and related environmental, real estate and community’s aspects.

State Contract Law: Godoy & Hoyos offers its clients, both in the public and private sectors, advice in public law matters and, in particular, in state contract law matters.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution: The Firm represents clients in all kinds of dispute resolution.

  • Tax & Foreign Trade
  • Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining, Oil & Gas
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • State Contract Law
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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  • Construction & Materials
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  • Government
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  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Software & Computer Services
  • Technology, Hardware & Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
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