Cra. 14 N 94 – 44
Torre B Piso 6

(57) 601 634 8533

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Juan Pablo Godoy
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Partner: Catalina Hoyos
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Founding Partner: Catalina Hoyos
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Partner: Juan Pablo Godoy Fajardo
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Partner: Mónica Hernández
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Partner: Mónica Hernández
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Quick facts:

Number of advisors: 10
Number of advisers: 26
Network memberships: IBA; ABA
Languages: Spanish, English
Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, German

Founded in 2004, Goh has consolidated as one of the leading firms in the legal services market in Colombia, with offices in Bogotá, Medellín and Barranquilla.

Goh is a great legal services boutique, made up of a team whose members have sound professional formation, high recognition in the legal services market and vast experience – a team that is always seeking the best solutions and the addition of value to satisfy the needs of the Firm's clients.

We combine the excellence in service, deep meticulous approach and specialized knowledge of boutique firms with the flexibility, worldwide class standards and large services portfolio of the big firms.

We provide legal advice to our clients, both in the private and public sector, in their tax planning decisions, the tax structuring of local and international transactions, the drafting of regulations that conform to the technical standards of their businesses, tax compliance, the submission and defense of transfer pricing studies, represent them both before the tax administration and in court in tax cases and assist them in any matter with tax ramifications. We have a worldwide network of correspondent law firms enabling us to provide tax and legal advice on international transactions. Our team has experience in tax matters and transactions across multiple sectors, particularly in power and energy, infrastructure, natural resources, financial markets, insurance, commodities markets, information and telecommunications technologies, digital economy and farming, among others. We also provide advice to governments in the perfecting of their public policies.

  • Managing Partner: Juan Pablo Godoy
  • Founding Partner: Catalina Hoyos
  • Senior Partner: Jaime Moya
  • Partner: José Ándres Rojas
  • Partner: Mónica Hernández
  • Partner: Juan Sebastian Lombana
  • Number of partners: 6
  • Number of other lawyers: 26

Corporate tax matters:

  • Cross-border project management
  • Restructuring
  • Cost-sharing arrangements
  • APAs
  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Environmental
  • Financial services
  • Corporate taxes
  • Technology
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Value chains

Dispute resolution:

  • Audit defence
  • Audit support
  • Competition/anti-trust cases
  • Dispute resolution
  • Pre-litigation
  • MAPs/ADRs
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Controversy management
  • State aid

Tax advisory:

  • Tax consulting
  • International tax advisory
  • US Inbound
  • US Outbound

Indirect tax:

  • VAT
  • GST
  • Customs
  • Supply chains

The Firm

Founded in 2004, Godoy & Hoyos Abogados has consolidated itself as a prominent leader of the legal services market in Colombia. In providing its services, the firm takes a practical, versatile, and innovative approach, supported on the knowledge, experience, and leadership of its partners and associates. The focus of this approach is to provide the best service possible to satisfy their clients’ needs in full.

The firm’s goal is to ensure that every client can count on comprehensive legal advice in respect of their most important business decisions, provided through customized, friendly and sensible treatment which is the hallmark of the very best boutique law firms.

The firm’s partners are recognized as true leaders in their respective areas of practice in Colombia and abroad. Their experience includes counseling some of the most important local and foreign companies with operations in the country. They are also highly dedicated and respected professors of tax and corporate law at some of the best law schools in Colombia, which is another factor that keeps Godoy & Hoyos Abogados at the forefront of legal services in Colombia.

Main areas of Practice:

Tax & Foreign Trade: Godoy & Hoyos Abogados has a team of legal and some accounting professionals who provide timely top-quality advice to the firm’s clients in regard to their businesses in the area of tax and foreign trade laws. The firm has been recognized on several occasions by local and foreign legal review publications as a definite leader in this area of the law.

Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions: The Firm offers its clients comprehensive legal advice in all matters related to the establishment and reorganization of their businesses, financing transactions, significant investment or divestment transactions and commercial distribution systems. The firm provides assistance to its clients during and in regard to the planning of transactions, drafting and negotiation of contracts and agreements, contract performance, and obtaining the required government licenses and permits. The firm’s partners and associates have experience in advising securities issuers, non-publicly traded companies, and government entities.

Mining, Oil & Gas: Godoy & Hoyos provides specialized advisory to companies with operations in the mining and oil and gas industries. It has developed strong expertise in the regulatory, contractual, environmental and tax matters that relate to these industries, and in respect of the whole operating segments these companies are involved in (i.e. upstream, mid-stream and downstream businesses).

Infrastructure and Project Finance: The Firm´s specialized team includes lawyers with many years’ experience advising clients with interests in infrastructure projects. This includes the legal aspects of public or private contracting, negotiations, investment and project financing, design and construction, and related environmental, real estate and community’s aspects.

State Contract Law: Godoy & Hoyos offers its clients, both in the public and private sectors, advice in public law matters and, in particular, in state contract law matters.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution: The Firm represents clients in all kinds of dispute resolution.

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  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport

  • Tax & Foreign Trade
  • Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining, Oil & Gas
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • State Contract Law
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution


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