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María Camila Piedrahita

Senior Associate

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
Carrera 11 77a-99
Bogotá
Colombia
Languages Spanish, English

María Camila is a Senior Associate for the Technology, Media & Communications and Antitrust, Competition & Trade areas in the Firm. She is a lawyer with one specialization from Universidad Externado de Colombia in Contractual Law and an additional course in Fashion Law.

María Camila has more than 7 years of experience and since she joined the Firm, she has advised national and international clients, among other matters, in Internet Law, Telecommunications, cybersecurity, e- commerce, copyright privacy and data protection. Also, she has experience in antitrust, unfair competition and antitrust proceedings related to mergers and acquisitions.

She has lectured on intellectual property, franchising, and e-commerce.

Professional Experience:

  • 2019– present – Senior Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2015– 2018 – Associate, Gómez – Pinzón Abogados, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2013– 2015 – Paralegal, Vásquez Arbouin Velásquez Consultores, Bogotá, Colombia

Recognitions:

  • María Camila Piedrahita, Legal 500 Latin America 2022, TMT (Rising Star and Recommended Lawyer)
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Publications

  • Author, "The Protection of Personal Data is a Matter of Everyone", Asuntos legales, 22 of January, 2019
  • Author, "E-commerce does not exist for the tax reform": https://www.asuntoslegales.com.co/analisis/maria-camila-piedrahita-2818273/el-comercio-electronico-no-existe-para-la-tributaria-2972999
  • Author, "Efficient regulation for prosperous development": https://www.asuntoslegales.com.co/analisis/maria-camila-piedrahita-2818273/regulacion-eficiente-para-un-desarrollo-prospero-2918726
  • Author, "Video module on personal information flows in Colombia". 
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Education

  • 2020 – Legal English Course – Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2019 – Fashion Law Course – LCI, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2017– Post graduate degree in Contractual Law, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2015– Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
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