Julia Velásquez Torres

Julia Velásquez Torres

Cuberos Cortés Gutiérrez Abogados S.A.S

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About the Author

Mrs Velásquez is partner and co-head of the corporate/M&A practice area of CCG-Cuberos Cortés Gutiérrez Abogados, with over 13 years of experience in the Colombian legal advisory field.

She is an attorney-at-law graduate from Universidad de los Andes and specialist both in International Business Law (Universidad de los Andes) and Public Procurement (Universidad Externado de Colombia). She has broad experience in leading complex public procurement negotiations with public entities along with counselling clients in project finance matters and public–private partnerships.

Her current practice at the corporate/M&A department are has primary focus on day-to-day corporate operations along with drafting, negotiating and executing a wide range of commercial agreements for clients in the infrastructure and retail industry sectors, focusing on advising corporate and commercial matters, equity and debt financings, and distressed assets M&A. She also advises clients in infrastructure projects and has represented clients in complex negotiations between public entities and the private sector. She also advises several clients regarding compliance with Colombian Data Protection Laws.

After completing her master's studies in Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, she stablished the negotiation and dispute resolution lecture at Universidad de los Andes’ law faculty and has an active role as a lecturer at different universities in Bogotá.