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February 21, 2024

New appointments to Affinitas' Steering Committee

  • With these appointments, Affinitas strengthens its management team with diverse talent and solid experience.

Affinitas, a regional team of four leading law firms in Latin America, has appointed Natalia García, partner at Gómez-Pinzón (Colombia), and Lorenza Langarica, partner at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes (Mexico), to its Steering Committee effective February 21, 2024.

These appointments reflect Affinitas’ commitment to consolidating its management team with diverse talent and solid experience to continue providing its clients with comprehensive and high-quality legal services.

Natalia García is a lawyer with over 20 years of experience, specializing in mergers and acquisitions. She has led successful negotiations in various sectors, including telecommunications, infrastructure, finance, technology, and entertainment nationally and internationally. Additionally, she has extensive experience in corporate and project finance, providing advice to both debtors and sponsors.

“My objectives with this appointment are to contribute to Affinitas’ positioning strategy as a leading alliance in Latin America, and for that affinity that characterizes us to permeate at all levels and practice groups of the 4 firms that comprise it, as well as to enhance it to its fullest potential,” highlighted Natalia.

On the other hand, Lorenza Langarica, who joined Mijares in 1998 and was appointed partner in 2008, has played a fundamental role in a wide range of legal transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate advisory, and participation in many cross-border operations. Additionally, she has represented various clients with significant real estate assets in obtaining financing and in the hotel industry’s legal and regulatory aspects.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to participate in the Steering Committee of Affinitas and to continue its work as a benchmark in Latin America,” expressed Lorenza.

Natalia and Lorenza will replace Ricardo Fandiño, partner at Gómez-Pinzón, and Enrique Ramírez, partner at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, respectively. Affinitas wishes them both the greatest success in their new responsibilities and expresses its gratitude to Ricardo and Enrique for their invaluable contribution as members of its Steering Committee over these years.

About Affinitas

Affinitas was established in 2004 and today has more than 470 lawyers in 22 areas of business law. This regional legal team is made up of the firms Barros & Errázuriz from Chile; Gómez-Pinzón from Colombia; Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes from Mexico; and Miranda & Amado from Peru, all leading and well-established firms in their respective countries.