Bibiana Cala is an associate that has over 18 years of experience on criminal litigation, focused professional on criminal law and intellectual property and with a Master's Degree in Ibero-American Compliance. Her professional practice are focus on corporate criminal law, business fraud and corruption. She has advised national and international business of different sectors of the economy and successfully defended the rights and interest of companies and their managers in criminal proceedings.
Thanks to her knowledge in different areas of Law, she has worked as a co-author of important publications related to cyberpiracy, criminal law and industrial property rights in Colombia. She was an advisor in the Ministry of Justice, a position in which she intervened in the elaboration of decisions for the Andean Community of Nations.
In 2012, she joined Baker McKenzie as an associate and currently is the Firm's Criminal Law Practice Leader.
- Colombia (2005)
- Universidad Externado de Colombia (Specialization Criminal Law) (2007)
- Universidad Externado de Colombia (Specialization Intellectual Property) (2006)
- Universidad Externado de Colombia (Law Degree) (2005)
Publications and Presentations
Speaker, "La Política Criminal en Colombia", Primer Congreso de Derecho Penal y Criminología de la Universidad Católica, July 2012
Co-author, "Usurpación de derechos de propiedad industrial y derechos de obtentores de variedades vegetales," Derecho Penal y Criminología, No.91, December 2010
Co-author, "Ciberpiratería y Derecho Penal Colombiano," Derecho Penal y Criminología, No.80, April 2006
Co-author, "Las funciones de intervención y conciliación de la Procuraduría General de la Nación," Procuraduría General, 2005