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Gerardo Paredes Paz

Associate
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Biography

Gerardo Paredes Paz, is a lawyer from Los Andes University with a Psychology Option and a junior associate in the Employment & Compensation group of practice in Baker McKenzie's Bogota office since 2018.

Gerardo is awarded first position in the Constitutional Procedural Law Group of Los Andes University, in the Competition of Researchers of Procedural Constitutional Law, organized by the Colombian Center of Constitutional Procedural Law, in 2018 Bogotá D.C., Colombia as well as first position in the Procedural Law Researchers Group of Los Andes University, in the XVIII International Contest for Law Students, organized by the Colombian Institute of Procedural Law, in 2017 Cartagena, Colombia.

Practice Focus

Gerardo focuses his practice on general employment and social security matters with special focus on litigation -tutela actions and employment claims- and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. He also, handles administrative proceedings before government authorities as the Ministry of Work and UGPP. Gerardo works these aspects in different industries specially in Technology, Media & Telecoms, Energy and others.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colombian Center of Constitutional Procedural Law - Member

Corporate Responsibility

Gerardo constantly engage in ProBono activities, providing legal advise and contributing to the completion of proceedings before the ordinary jurisdiction and government authorities with the Firm's ProBono clients.

Admissions

  • Colombia (2018)

Education

  • Los Andes University (Law Degree) (2018)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish