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Jesús Daniel Villegas Gutierrez

Associate
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Biography

Jesús Daniel is a junior associate of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Baker McKenzie's office in Bogota, Colombia.

Prior to joining the Firm, he worked as lawyer at the Minister of Transportation's office on various regulatory transport and infrastructure issues.

Jesús worked as well at an important boutique law firm in Bogota focused on international arbitration where he had the opportunity to participate in two important internacional arbitration proceedings on the infrastructure sector conducted under the ICC rules.

Jesús was member and coach the Externado University's team on various international arbitration moot court competition.

Practice Focus

Jesús focuses his practice on public law, road infrastructure, financial law, and international arbitration, providing legal counser to national and multinational clients, and supporting litigation befor domestic courts.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colombian Very Young Arbitration Practitioners (COLVYAP)
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA)

Admissions

  • Colombia (2017)

Education

  • Externado University of Colombia (Law Degree) (2017)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
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