Work Team

Partners

Founding Partner

GENARO PAYAN CASTRO

 

Universidad Externado de Colombia, J.D. 1942. Education: Brighton College, Furze Court Brighton, Cardinal Vauhan's, London, England. Saint Louis de Gonzague, Paris, France. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. Princeton University, U.S.A. Died in June 2006.

Partners

ADOLFO URDANETA WIESNER.

ADOLFO URDANETA WIESNER.

Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, J.D. 1965.Education: Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá (LL.B.), Southwestern Legal Foundation, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas. Parker School of Law, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. Practice and experience: Contracts, Corporate law. General Legal Counsellor  among others to Compañía de Seguros Antorcha de Colombia S.A., British Petroleum Co., Lloyds Bank Plc., Kimberly Clark Corporation, J.M. Huber Corporation, Inchcape Group Plc., Schlumberger Industries, UEC Technologies LLC, Illinois Tool Works Inc., Continental Group, Liquido Carbónico S.A., Organoquímica S.A., World Courier Inc., Colombiana Kimberly S.A., Eastman Whipstock, Inc., CBI

Company Ltd., Schlumberger Surenco S.A., Etabl. P. Demeiren and arbitrator of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota. Languages: English and Spanish.

Board of Directors:

  • Compañía de Seguros Antorcha de Colombia S.A.
  • Tracey y Cía S.A. (Inchcape Group Plc.)
  • Fiduciaria Corredores Asociados S.A. - Fiducor
  • Indumecánica Ltda.
  • Dragados Hidráulicos Ltda.
  • Industrias Ivor Ltda. - Casa Inglesa.
  • Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel S.A.
  • Banco del Comercio.
  • Corporación Grancolombiana de Ahorro y Vivienda GRANAHORRAR.
  • Lloyds  TSB  Bank  S. A.
  • Lloyds Trust S.A.
  • Papeles del Cauca S.A.
  • Tecnosur S.A.
  • Geyso S.A.




LILIANA VILLAMIZAR ROLDAN

LILIANA VILLAMIZAR ROLDAN

Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, J.D. 1985.Education: Master in Tax Law, Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. American Legal System Orientation, International Law Institute in collaboration with  George Washington University – Law School and Georgetown University – Law School, 2001. Arbitration diploma, Chamber of Commerce of Bogota, 2003. Practice and experience: Corporate law, Corporate Governance, foreign investments and foreign exchange. Head of Royalties Control Section and the Division of Foreign Investment of the Superintendencia de Control de Cambios, Attorney of the Division ofContracts and Partnerships at Cavelier Abogados. Member of environmental law and corporate governance Committees of theColombian American Chamber of Commerce, Member of the International Bar Association (Corporate Committee). Languages: English and Spanish.


Board of Directors:

  • Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel S.A.
  • Papeles del Cauca S.A.
  • Tecnosur S.A.


MÓNICA LOZANO GUZMÁN

MÓNICA LOZANO GUZMÁN

Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogotá, J.D. 1996. Education: Master in International Commerce, Universidad del País Vasco (UVP), Master in Civil Law, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid. Arbitration diploma, Chamber of Commerce of Bogota, 2003. Practice and experience: Industrial and Intellectual Property, electronic commerce, corporate governance and commercial law with emphasis in contractual and extra-contractual liability. Member of the Industrial Property and Competition Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota. Arbitrator of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota Languages: English, Spanish and French.

Board of Directors:

  • Barnes de Colombia S.A.
  • Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel S.A.
  • Papeles del Cauca S.A.

 

 

 

LUIS GUILLERMO MORALES ARIAS

LUIS GUILLERMO MORALES ARIAS

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá,  J.D. 1986. Education: Master in Tax Law, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá. Finance Diploma, Universidad de La Sabana, Bogotá. United States Information Agency, Washington, D.C., Multi-Regional Program on the American Legal System. The Center for American and International Law, University of Texas at Dallas, Academy of American and International Law. Practice and experience: Tax law, International Tax Planning, Tax aspects in Corporate law, tax counseling in International Contracting, Taxation of Foreign Investment and Foreign Exchange. Director of the Tax Area at Payán, Urdaneta & Co. Abogados since October 2004. Director of the Tax Department atGómez Pinzón Abogados. Director of Tax and legal services at Coopers & Lybrand. Associate at Figueroa Sierra & Asociados. Partner at Armando Parra Escobar Asociados. Director of the legal department at Laboratorios Bussié S.A. Associate at Cavelier Abogados.Memberships: International Bar Association (Taxes Committee); Colombian Institute of Tax Law; Colombian American Chamber of Commerce (Tax Committee). Languages: Spanish and English.

Board of Directors:


  • Tecnosur S.A.
  • Legislación Económica S.A.
  • Legis Editores S.A.

JUAN CARLOS MEJIA MEDINA

JUAN CARLOS MEJIA MEDINA

Universidad de San Buenaventura, Cali, J.D. 1967.  Education: Master in banking, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, 1997. American Law and Legal English Diploma, University of Delaware, U.S.A, 1995. Master in financial law, Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogota, 1994. Stock market seminar, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, 1994.Practice and experience: Procedural law. Lawyer at Caicedos Holguines & Cía. S.A. (Cali). General Counsel and General Secretary at Fiduciaria del Valle S.A. General Counsel and General Secretary at Progreso Luis Soto S.A. Comisionista de Bolsa Languages:  Spanish – English.

Board of Directors:

  • Papeles del Cauca S.A.
  • Sociedad Inversionista Anglo Colombiano S.A., SIAC
  • Geyso S.A.