Colombia’s DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán adds four partners

Colombian law firm DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán has announced the promotion of three partners and the incorporation of a fourth to its tax law practice.

Posted lundi, février 13 2023
Colombia’s DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán adds four partners

The firm has promoted Camila Del Villar as an environmental and sustainable development partner, Felipe Aristizábal as a corporate and M&A partner, and Lucas Arboleda as an energy and energy law partner, while Laura Galeano joins the firm as a partner of the tax law practice.

"It is always a very special moment to announce the promotion to partner. Camila, Felipe and Lucas share the firm's values of the firm, they are extraordinary human beings, with exceptional talent, and commitment to clients and the firm,” managing partner Camilo Martínez Beltrán said regarding the new appointments.

“Their effort and dedication over many years is recognized with this promotion. It is also very special

Laura's incorporation as partner of the tax law practice is also very special. Laura is recognized in Colombia for her

leadership and knowledge. Her arrival reflects our commitment to our clients to maintain a leading tax law practice in the country leading tax law practice in the country,” he said.

Regarding her promotion within the firm, new partner Camila del Villar said: "While it is an honor for me to take on the challenge of leading a practice that integrates multiple disciplines and contributes to the sustainable development of the country's tax disciplines and contributes to the sustainable development of projects, but what I am really

what I am truly proud of is to do it in a firm that understands the duty of an environmental law practice in the field of modernization of legal services.”

For his part, new corporate law partner Felipe Aristizábal said: "Today, after a lot of hard work and dedication, it is with great satisfaction that I can say that I am not only part of the history of DLA, but I will be, from now on, one of its protagonists.”

Lucas Arboleda, the new partner in the firm’s energy and natural resources law practice, said: “This appointment demonstrates, once again, our firm's commitment to the promotion of those crucial matters that to the promotion of those crucial issues that drive the development of the country and the world. DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán, from its energy and natural resources practice, will continue to contribute with its broad knowledge and experience from perspectives that include both public and private, and its capacity for anticipation and innovation, to ensure the success of our clients' projects.”

And Laura Galeano highlighted the “great opportunity” of  "joining a team that already has the best players in the market,” and which she described as “above all, a great challenge”.

“DLA is a firm that has a rare mix among Colombian firms: it is a young, innovative firm, with great experience, with an unparalleled ability to solve complex matters and with a constant desire to be the best”.