Partner Profile

Santiago Martínez Méndez

Godoy Córdoba Abogados, member of Littler Global

Colombia

LL 250

Biography

Director of the labour audits and due diligence department, Co-director of the advice in labour and employment law department.

Advanced law degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2012. Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2010.

Santiago leads the audits and due diligence projects in the firm and has extensive experience advising clients from the oil and gas industry, among others. During his tenure at the firm, Santiago has been part of the consultancy, litigation, audits, collective bargaining and costumer training teams.

Santiago is a professor of labour relations in the undergraduate and extensive education programmes at the University of los Andes and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Ranked lawyer by Chambers Latin America, since 2014 to 2020. Former governor of the Bar Association specialising in labour law and Social Security in Colombia.

Some of his principal clients are Baker Hughes, Boehringer Ingelheim, Clariant, Emerald Energy, Hewlett Packard, Trafigura Impala, LG Electronics, Mabe, Novartis, Soletanche Bachy, Sutherland Global, Weatherford, BP Energy, Equion Energia, Schlumberger Surenco among others.

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