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Luis Fernando Macías

Partner / Colombia

Partner at PPU expert in Environment and Sustainable Development. He has more than 25 years of experience in Environmental Law,mainly in litigation and sanctioning processes, compliance and legal strategy. He advises important national companies and multinationals in complex environmental business and has been a consultant for many internacional organisms. He is also an Ecuadorian lawyer due to the homologation of diplomas. The principal international directories rank him as a tier 1 lawyer. He is an arbitrator at the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota.

Head of the environment and sustainable development practice group Luis Fernando Macías Gómez boasts a longstanding position in this area, being widely considered a leading environment practitioner. An interviewee lauds his "impressive" and "big picture" knowledge, while another singles him out as "without doubt one of the best environment lawyers in the country." A client is further enthused, stating that "he understands regulatory requirements and has a great strategic vision". Environment, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.
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Work experience

  • 2019 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • - Founding Partner

    Macías Gómez & Asociados Abogados

  • - Trial attorney

    Civil, Administrative, Police

  • - ADVISOR IN ENVIRONMENTAL LEGAL MATTERS

    Banco Mundial, PNUD, Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, CAR, DAMA

  • - FIRST HEAD OF THE LEGAL OFFICE, GENERAL SECRETARY IN CHARGE

    Ministerio del Medio Ambiente

  • - Associate judge

    Tribunal Administrativo de Cundinamarca

  • - Arbitrator, Center of Arbitration and Conciliation

    Chamber of Commerce of Bogota

  • - Teacher

    National and Foreign universities

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

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Studies

  • Political Studies UNIVERSIDAD EXTERNADO DE COLOMBIA - PARIS III PhD

  • STUDY OF LATIN AMERICAN SOCIETIES WITH OPTION IN POLITICAL SCIENCE Instituto de Altos estudios de América Latina, Universidad de París III Master

  • Doctrines and Political Philosophy Universidad de Paris I Master

  • Environmental Law Universidad del País Vasco Interactive Master

  • Ecuadorian Lawyer Universidad San Francisco de Quito Law

  • Lawyer Universidad Externado de Colombia Law

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Memberships

  • Instituto QUINAXIvvvv
  • Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Ambiental
  • Comisión Revisora de la Legislación Ambiental
  • Organización de Estados Americanos – OEA, Departamento de Desarrollo Sostenible (Colombia)
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Academic activities

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Seminars and Conferences