Carlos Hernan Godoy Fajardo, co-director of the advice in labour and employment law department, co-director of collective bargaining department, graduated with a law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in 1979, where he majored in labour law, social and economic sciences.

Carlos is regularly invited to speak on current topics in labour law and social security for the most important professional associations in Colombia, such as ACRIP (Colombian Association of Human Resources Managers), AMCHAM (The Colombo American Chamber of Commerce) el Colegio de Abogados Laboralistas (Colombian association of labour lawyers), ANDI (the Association of Colombian industries and entrepreneurs), among others.

He has been a professor of law at the Universidad Javeriana for 35 years, and has taught at other universities including Universidad de los Andes, Universidad del Rosario, and the Universidad de la Sabana.

Carlos has been recognised by Chambers and Partners as a “Band 1” lawyer in labour and employment law, from 2011 to 2018, as well as Leading Lawyer by The Legal 500 from 2013 to 2017. He is the former president of the Colombian association of labour lawyers, is a member of the Association of Colombian industries and entrepreneurs through the legal industry chamber and the Eeditorial council of Current Labor Affairs Magazine (Legis).

Some of his principal clients are Avianca, Alpina, Banco Davivienda, Banco BBVA, Belcorp, Colgate Palmolive, Credicorp Capital, ExxonMobil, General Motors, Isagen, Kellogg, among others.

This is part of a professional notice: all recommended firms are invited, but not required, to supply a professional notice and partner profiles, which are published in return for a fee.


The most authoritative guide to Latin America's leading business law firms - fully revised and updated 20th edition.

Search by country and practice area in our advanced search