Jaime Trujillo is a member of the firm's global executive committee where he acts as lead of the transactional practices, industry groups and sustainability. He is chair of the Latin America region.
Previously, he was acting global chair of Baker McKenzie, the managing partner in Colombia. Between 2013 and 2016, Jaime was the leader of Baker McKenzie's Latin America mergers & acquisitions/private equity practice group.
He joined Baker McKenzie Colombia in 1985 as a law clerk. In 1997, he was appointed partner and in 2000 was designated a principal in the firm. Jaime has been consecutively ranked as a Band 1 lawyer by Chambers and Partners Latin America and by Chambers and Partners Global. He graduated as a lawyer from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá. And he obtained an LLM from the London School of Economics in 1994.
For over 25 years, Jaime has advised clients in mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure projects and project financing. He has been involved in the construction and financing of pipelines, power plants, transportation systems and telecommunications networks, and the privatisation of infrastructure in Colombia, Peru and Central America, among others. In the past decade, he has advised on some of the most relevant M&A transactions in Colombia. Jaime has advised private equity clients on leveraged buyouts, investments, acquisitions and disposals. He has acted for both lenders and borrowers in various types of cross-border financing transactions – insurance and reinsurance, corporate and commercial law, project finance and infrastructure, banking, finance and securities, and CDM projects.
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