Mauricio Piñeros

Partner|Colombia

Mauricio, partner at Gómez-Pinzón, is the director of the tax law area of the firm and counts with more than 30 years of professional experience. He is an external general advisor of several local and multinational companies in tax matters as well as natural persons and family groups in matters of tax and estate planning.

In matters regarding taxes, he has advised companies in the energy, gas, financial, media and print, public services, telecommunications, infrastructure, technology, beverages, transport, mining, real estate, security and pharmaceutical sectors. These include corporate taxes, investigations, litigation, tax aspects related to mergers and acquisitions transactions, private equity investments, financial transactions and project financing, foreign investments in Colombia and Colombian investments abroad.

Professional experience

  • Partner, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, since 2004.
  • Partner, Silva Piñeros & Gómez Abogados, 1997 – 2004.
  • Legal Vice President, Grupo Diamante Samper (Cemex), 1997.
  • Associate Lawyer, Cárdenas & Cárdenas Abogados, 1992 – 1996.
  • Associate Lawyer, Álvaro Arango Mejía & Asociados, 1990 – 1992.
  • Legal Division Specialist, Price Waterhouse Asesores Gerenciales, 1989 – 1990.
  • Associate, Brigard & Castro, 1987 – 1988.
  • Associate, Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, 1987 – 1988.
  • Associate, Ladrillera Santa fe, 1986 – 1987.

Education

  • Advanced Studies in Tax Law, Universidad del Rosario, 1990.
  • Advanced Studies in Financial Law, Universidad del Rosario, 1989.
  • Law, Universidad del Rosario, 1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • Colombian Tax Law Institute (member of the board of directors, and president on three times).
  • Member of the board of directors, the Colombian branch, IFA (International Fiscal Association).
  • Member of IBA (International Bar Association).
  • Associate Judge to The Colombian Constitutional Court since 2018.

Latest Recognitions

  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 LATAM 2019, Tax.
  • Band 2, Chambers Latin America 2020, Tax.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer 250 2019, Tax.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer National 2019, Tax.
  • LACCA Approved 2018, Tax.

Practice Areas

Industries

  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Private Equity & Funds
  • Real State & Construction