Public Law

DESCRIPTION

Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos has a preeminent public law practice pondered by our clients.

The firm has a tradition of 40 years in the practice of public law. In this long time, different cases have been handled successfully, contributing to construe a thorough and comprehensive expertise in such matters.

Mr. Esguerra and Mr. Piquero together successfully defended the Colombian State in the over 700 lawsuits that claimed its responsibility for the deaths and damages caused by the Armero earthquake.

The public law team is well known amongst clients in the practice of both administrative and constitutional law. Our Team successfully handles a wide and vast range of public law cases, including constitutional remedies, contentious administrative proceedings, government contracts and state responsibility.

Esguerra Asesores Jurídicos has been counsel to both private corporations and public entities when dealing with matters related to Constitutional and Administrative law.

Regarding Constitutional and Administrative law, the team is constantly consulted on matters regarding the exercise of power by local authorities, as well as national government actions, especially on matters related to the issue of regulations by the executive branch. The team is also constantly advising private corporations, both domestic and international, on issues related to public procurement processes.

We have provided legal advice for governmental entities with regards to administrative and public procurement issues. The firm also provides legal advice for private local and multinational corporations which are subject to administrative investigations or sanctions, which are participating in public biddings or have executed and are performing public contracts.

Some of our services include, amongst others:

  • Legal representation in constitutional related suits.
  • Constitutional and legal analysis of public law-related matters.
  • Legal counseling in proceedings before administrative authorities.
  • Legal representation in proceedings before the administrative authorities.
  • Legal advisory as defendant’s counsels in sanctioning proceedings, including fiscal ones.
  • Legal representation and counsel in arbitral and contentious administrative proceedings.
  • Legal assistance for public and private entities in administrative actions.
  • Legal counsel and assistance for national and foreign companies that wish to undergo tendering processes.
  • General legal counsel in public law-related matters for both public and private companies.

CLIENTS

  • Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
  • Bancoldex
  • UNE EPM Telecomunicaciones
  • Colombiamóvil Telecomunicaciones S.A.
  • Seguros Bolivar
  • Seguros Confianza
  • Seguros
  • Suramericana
  • Sociedad de Agricultores de Colombia
  • Colombia Telecomunicaciones SA ESP – Telefónica
  • Coomeva EPS
  • Colsubsidio
  • Finagro
  • Fiduciaria Bogotá
  • Fiduciaria Bancolombia
  • Fiduciaria La Previsora
  • Fiduagraria
  • Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura
  • Fiducor
  • Departamento del Valle del Cauca
  • Coca Cola – INDEGA
  • Hospital Universitario San Ignacio
  • Consorcio SAYP 2011
  • Consorcio Fidufosyga
  • Consorcio SAYP
  • Global Securities

TEAM

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Position:
Partner
Practices:
Public Law, Dispute Resolution
Phone:
(571) 3122900 Ext 107

Juan Carlos Esguerra Portocarrero

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Position:
Partner
Practices:
Public Law, Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Life Sciences Law, Infrastructure
Phone:
(571) 3122900 Ext 109

Felipe Piquero Villegas

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Position:
Partner
Practices:
Competition Law, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Law, Infrastructure, Public Law
Phone:
(571) 3122900 Ext 108

Andrés Jaramillo Hoyos

Nicolas-Caballero
Position:
Associate
Practices:
Public Law, Dispute Resolution
Phone:
(571) 3122900

Nicolás Caballero Hernández

Melissa-Moreno2
Position:
Associate
Practices:
Competition Law, Public Law
Phone:
(571) 3122900

Melissa Moreno Trillos

Maria Cristina Martínez
Position:
Senior Associate
Practices:
Dispute Resolution, Public Law
Phone:
(571) 3122900

María Cristina Martínez Armas

Karime Rubio
Position:
Associate
Practices:
Public Law, Life Sciences Law
Phone:
(571) 3122900

Linda Karyme Rubio Correa

Dominique Behar
Position:
Associate
Practices:
Public Law, Infrastructure
Phone:
(571) 3122900

Dominique Behar Piquero

Andrés Cadena
Position:
Associate
Practices:
Public Law, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions
Phone:
(571) 3122900

Andrés Felipe Cadena Casas

Santiago Vernaza
Position:
Associate
Practices:
Public Law, Dispute Resolution
Phone:
(571) 3122900

Santiago Vernaza Civetta