Name: Dr. Helmuth Gallego
Firm Name: Gallego Abogados
Jurisdiction: Colombia
Practice Area: Corporate Law


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Professional Biography:

Helmuth Gallego studied Law at the University Externado in Bogotá. He did his doctorate and post doctorate in Germany at the University of Mainz.

In 1995 Helmuth Gallego founded Gallego Abogados and has been the Managing Director of the firm since its inception. Moreover, he is arbitrator at the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and was professor for private law at the doctoral School of the National University of Colombia until 2013.

He is especially valued for his vast experience, the scientific robustness of his work, his entrepreneurial spirit, his knowledge of the European business culture, as well as for his total commitment that the projects of its clients materialize with the required legal certainty.

Firm Description

Gallego Abogados is a small, full service law firm established in 1995 and whose office is located in a privileged business area in the Colombian capital Bogotá.

Gallego Abogados serves the legal needs of national and foreign companies across a broad spectrum of different sectors, including in particular the energy, infrastructure, industry, environmental and banking sector.

The team of advisors offers their clients the complete range of legal consultancy in the field of corporate law and several associated legal areas, as well as other corporate-related services such as tax and accountancy outsourcing.

Specifically, the scope of legal services provided by Gallego Abogados includes personalized advisory services regarding the incorporation of a company, M&As, joint ventures, a company’s transformation, tax issues, support regarding legal formalities and registrations before public entities, foreign exchange regime issues, negotiations, national and international contracting, public contracting and much more.

Furthermore, Gallego Abogados highlights to its clients the particularities of the local market, helps them to generate strategic contacts, accompanies them to business meetings and advises them with respect to the entrance and positioning of their business in the Colombian market.

 

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