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Laura Duran

Laura Durán

Associate
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Biography

Laura Durán is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Bogotá office. She graduated from Universidad de los Andres, specialized in administrative law at the Universidad del Rosario, and has an LLM in International Taxation at King's College London. She has eight years of experience in tax matters, both nationally and internationally, and focuses on consulting and tax panning matters.

Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Laura worked as an associate in Godoy Hoyos Abogados in Colombia.

Practice Focus

Laura has experience in advising clients the manufacturing and digital economy industries, among others.

Professional Honors

  • Sponsorship granted to attend the International Tax Summer School due to academic excellence - University of Cambridge and IRR & IBC Financial Events, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Tributario

Admissions

  • Colombia (2012)

Education

  • King's College London (LLM International Taxation) (2016)
  • Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Specialist in Administrative Law) (2013)
  • Universidad de los Andes, Colombia (Law Degree) (2012)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Análisis a través de casos del principio de capacidad contributiva y sujeción pasiva en las enajenaciones indirectas. Revista Impuestos, Legis 2020
  • Beneficiario efectivo: ¿qué es, para qué sirve y qué implica?, Asuntos Legales Legis 2020
  • Colombia, ¿centro principal de inversiones?, Asuntos Legales Legis 2018
  • Los retos de la economía digital en materia tributaria Asuntos Legales, Legis 2018
  • The possible application of CFC rules in Colombia to combat tax haven practices, King´s College London, 2015
  • International – King´s College London International Tax Conference IBFD, European Taxation, 2015