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Jorge Di Terlizzi

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Infrastructure and Projects - Public Law
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner at PPU expert in Infrastructure and Public Law matters. He has advised important clients on infrastructure matters for telecommunications, energy, roadway, airport and port concession companies, regarding their Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), and the financing, construction and equity-funding contracts.

"It is a pleasure to work with the sensational Jorge Di Terlizzi. He has great infrastructure knowledge," according to sources. A client also states: "He is an infrastructure expert with key commercial skills and great common sense. He does solve the issues." Di Terlizzi co-heads the department and has led some of the most relevant road, airport and port projects for the team. Chambers and Partners– Projects
Co-head of department Jorge Di Terlizzi receives strong praise from market commentators, with one interviewee describing him as "excellent." Di Terlizzi boasts a considerable track record assisting major clients hailing from highly regulated industries. Chambers and Partners – Public Law
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Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Phlippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 1996 - 2014 Partner

    Prietocarrizosa

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Goldman Sachs, Bancolombia, Infrastructure Debt Fund CAF-Ashmore I and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional Colombia 2017

    Counsel to Goldman Sachs as structuring bank, and Bancolombia, Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional and Infrastructure Debt Fund CAF-Ashmore I, as lenders, on the financing of an unsolicited PPP for the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, operation and maintenance of the toll road Antioquia-Bolivar concession.

  • Goldman Sachs Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Goldman Sachs as structuring bank and several banks as lenders on the financing of a public initiative PPP for the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, operation and maintenance of 3 toll road concessions: Pacifico 3, Alma and Costera.

  • Cintra Concessions (Spain) Colombia 2016

    Counsel to the sponsors and the concessionaire on the financing of a public initiative PPP for the construction, rehabilitation, improvement, operation and maintenance of the toll road Ruta del Cacao concession.

  • Cartagena Airport Concessionaire Colombia 2016

    Counsel to the sponsors and the Cartagena airport concessionaire on the legal structuring and filing of the unsolicited PPP for the expansion, improvement, operation and maintenance of the Cartagena International Airport concession.

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Publications

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Studies

  • 1991 Lawyer Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Post-graduate Degree in Commercial Law

  • 1989 Lawyer Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Law Degree

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Memberships

  • Board of Directors of the Colombian – Chinese Investment & Commerce Chamber (2013 – 2017).
  • Member of the Colombian Chamber of Infrastructure (“CCI”) (2007 – 2015).
  • Board of Fundación Génesis, Colombia (2013 – 2014).
  • Board of Fundación Compartamos, Colombia (2004 – 2014)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Bank Colombia S.A. (2008 -2014).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of IQ Outsourcing S.A. (2011 – 2013),
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Cables de Energía y Telecomunicaciones S.A. CENTELSA (2010 – 2011).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of B. Braun Medical S.A. (1998 – 2013).
  • Member of the Expert’s Committee on Infrastructure Issues with the Presidential Transition Committee, Colombia (2010).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of ANDI, Bogotá sectional (2010).
  • President of the Board of the Chamber of Legal Services ANDI (2010).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of HSBC Trust Colombia S.A. (2007 – 2009).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Banistmo Trust Colombia S.A. (2005 -2007).
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Academic activities

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    Ayudante

    Teacher's aide -
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Vías Terciarias Las Vías para la Paz JW Marriott - Bogotá Colombia 2017
  • Speaker Infraestructura, El Año de las Vías 4G JW Marriott - Bogotá Colombia 2016