Partner Profile

Ciro Meza Martinez

Baker McKenzie (Colombia)

Colombia

LL 250

Biography

Ciro is a lawyer graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a specialist in tax law from Universidad del Rosario. In 2006 he obtained an LLM degree in international and comparative law from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, USA.

Over almost 20 years, he has advised companies in the oil & gas, pharmaceutical, technology, mass consumption and mining sectors, on matters related to tax planning and consulting, and litigation. From 2006 to 2010, he worked as a tax manager at Deloitte Colombia. Prior to this, he served as associate for two firms focused on tax and international trade, Godoy & Hoyos (2003–2004) and Araujo Ibarra & Asociados (2001–2003). He has also been a professor of tax law courses at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad Externado de Colombia and Universidad ICESI.

Ciro joined Baker McKenzie in 2010, and since 2014 he heads the firm's tax practice group in Bogotá.

He focuses his practice on tax planning, consulting and tax litigation.

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