New partners in Norton Rose Fulbright Colombia

The firm conducted its two most recent appointments in line with its commitment to have the best talent and maintain high quality that characterizes their services.

Bogota, October 20, 2016. Norton Rose Fulbright Colombia, announced the appointment of two new local partners, appointments that are linked to the practices of Corporate and M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) and Natural Resources (Oil and Gas; Energy).

Ana Cristina Jaramillo, linked to the area of Corporate and M&A and Santiago González, linked to the area of Natural Resources, they are highly recognized experts in their practice areas who have worked in different national and international law firms. Linking the two lawyers as partners of the firm, due to the commitment of Norton Rose Fulbright to have the best talent and, of course, to promote and strengthen their processes and legal services in Colombia and the region. Ana Cristina Jaramillo is a lawyer from the University of Los Andes, and has a law degree from Harvard University and is a candidate for the MBA at Imperial College Business School in London. She has served as associate director for other law firms with a presence in Colombia and served as manager of government affairs for a recognized company of the mining and gas sector.

Santiago González Rojas is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, specialized in mining and oil law from the Externado University of Colombia and has an LL.M. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Santiago has been linked to the firm since 2010 and has had the opportunity to carry out his work in the London office and Bogota. Santiago has significant experience in oil, mining and natural resources, and has focused his practice on issues related to buying and selling companies in this sector, foreign investment, regulation and the drafting and negotiation of trade agreements for the acquisition, operation and transfer of equity interests in natural resources associated with assets, among others.

The Managing Partner of the NRF office in Bogota, Mauricio Zagarra C., said the following when asked about these designations: “We are very pleased and proud that Ana Cristina and Santiago have joined the Bogotá team to support our continued growth in Colombia. Our customers are already receiving the benefits of having expert advice from lawyers like Ana Cristina and Santiago”.

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