Patricia Arrázola


Patricia, partner at Gómez-Pinzón, counts with more than 30 years of professional experience and leads the Energy & Natural Resources Group. She has extensive experience giving advice to companies in the energy and mining sectors, as well as other industry sectors, including services and infrastructure.

She acted as legal and regulatory advisor in the main privatizations of the country’s electricity sector on the side of potential investors, as well as in their financings, and is currently a consultant to important companies in the electricity and mining sectors.

Likewise, she participated in the structuring of the first regasification terminal in the country as adviser to the group of thermal generators of the Atlantic coast.

In the mining industry, Patricia has counseled multinational companies about mining titles in Colombia from the corporate, regulatory and mergers and acquisitions perspectives.

Patricia has also advised clients in the structuring of their businesses and in mergers and acquisitions. She also has considerable knowledge in corporate and contractual matters, which allows her to give comprehensive advice to clients and companies’ boards of directors.

She is the author of publications related to electrical, mining and corporate legislation.

Professional experience

  • Partner, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, since 2000.
  • Senior Associate, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados. 1993 – 1999.
  • Associate, Araujo Ibarra Abogados, 1991 – 1993.
  • Legal Vice-presidency Lawyer, Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, 1989 – 1991.


  • Strategic Directions for International Practice, Bar Association of New York, 2001.
  • Commercial Law, London Chambers of Commerce and Industry, 1994.
  • Advanced Studies in Corporate Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1992.
  • Commercial Processes and Procedures. The new Reforms to Procedures, Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and Commercial Lawyers Bar, 1990.
  • The new Administrative Procedure, Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and Universidad de Los Andes, 1990.
  • Law, Universidad del Rosario, 1989.


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Member of The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Steering Committee.
  • Member of PDAC – Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada.
  • Member of Colombian Mining Association.
  • Mining and Petroleum Bar Association.
  • IBA Mining Committee Officer (International Bar Association).
  • Colegio de Abogados Rosaristas.

Latest Recognitions

  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 LATAM 2019, Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Energy & Natural Resources.
  • Chambers Latin America 2020, Banking and Finance/ Energy & Natural Resources.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer 250 2019, Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Project finance & infrastructure, Mining & metals.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer National 2019, Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions, Project finance & infrastructure, Mining & metals.


  • Energy, Mining & Natural Resources
  • Health Care & Pharmacy
  • Infrastructure & Transport