María Lucía Amador

María Lucía Amador, LL.M.

Associate

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
Calle 77 No. 7-44 Off. 202
Torre Siete 77
Bogotá
Colombia
Languages Spanish, English

María Lucía is an Associate for the Firm in the Banking & Finance, Public Procurement and Real Estate & Construction practices. She is a lawyer from Universidad de los Andes and a specialization in Public Procurement from Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. María Lucía also holds an LL.M in International Financial Law from King´s College University London.

María Lucía has more than 5 years of experience advising national and international clients, among other matters, in public procurement procedures, matters related to public contracts and sanctioning administrative proceedings before public entities, road infrastructure project finance transactions, corporate finance transactions and corporate law. Furthermore, she has advised energy, oil, gas and mining companies on regulatory, contractual and environmental issues.

Professional Experience

  • 2018- present – Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2015-2017 – Associate, DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2014-2015 – Junior Associate, Suárez Camacho Abogados, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2012-2014 – Legal and Educational Affairs, Embassy of Colombia to the United States, Washington D.C., USA
  • 2012 – Paralegal, Cárdenas y Cárdenas Abogados, Bogotá, Colombia
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Education

  • 2018- LL.M in International Financial Law, London, United Kingdom
  • 2016- Specialization in Public Procurement, Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2012- Lawyer, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
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Publications

  • Author, “The assignment of the 4th Generation Concession contracts”, La República, March 15, 2017;
  • Author, “Draft legislation on Public Procurement”, La República, July 14th, 2016;
  • Author, “Applicability of the non-performance defense in public contracts”, La República, April 21st, 2016;
  • Author, “Administrative protection of a mining title”, La República, January 28th, 2016;
  • Author, “The effects of the declaration of a mining excludable zone regarding the overlapping previously granted mining titles”, Revista de Derecho Público de la Universidad de los Andes No. 29, 2012.
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