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María Margarita Lorduy

AsociadaSpecialist / Colombia
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  • Languages / English, Spanish, Portuguese

Principal associate member of the Environmental group. Her professional practice focuses on environmental law advising companies in the energy, oil, mining, industrial, agrochemical, public services, port and infrastructure sectors. She has advised clients in prior consultation processes, environmental licensing and obtaining environmental permits. She has relevant experience in the structuring of agroindustrial projects, the generation of energy from non-conventional sources and in the advice to obtain the tax benefits contemplated in the current regulation. She has led Due Dilligence processes in commercial, environmental, mining, hydrocarbon, real estate issues. She has participated in collective action processes and complex processes of environmental responsibility in Colombia.

"Judicious" associate-to-watch María Margarita Lorduy is held in high esteem by market commentators for her abilities in this field. According to them: "She handles environment issues very well." Chambers and Partners – Environment
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Work experience

  • - a la actualidad Principal Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2014 Environmental Lawyer Specialist CCX Colombia S.A.

    CCX Colombia S.A.

  • 2009 - 2010 Senior Lawyer

    Holguín, Neira & Pombo Abogados

  • 2008 - 2009 International Legal Adviser

    Church’s Chicken

  • 2005 - 2007 Abogada Asesora del Rector y Profesora de Derecho Ambiental

    Jorge Tadeo Lozano

  • 2003 - 2004 Legal Compliance Officer

    GTI Sucursal Colombia. American Glass Products

  • 1998 - 1999 Lawyer

    Pinilla, González y Prieto Abogados

  • 1998 - 1998 Lawyer

    Oficina Jurídica Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Alimentos y Medicamentos INVIMA

  • 1998 - 1999 Lawyer

    Pinilla, González y Prieto Abogados

  • 1998 - 1998 Lawyer

    Oficina Jurídica Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Alimentos y Medicamentos INVIMA

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Awards

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Featured Cases

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Publications

  • December 1998 Bogotá Colombia

    Tratamiento de las víctimas en el proceso contravencional colombiano

    Juan Camilo Córdoba y María Margarita Lorduy Herrera -
  • January 2015 Bogotá Colombia

    Uso de Aguas Residuales Tratadas

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera - Diario La República
  • November 2017 Bogotá Colombia

    A Project to Reform the National Environmental System (SINA)

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera - Environmental & Climate Regulation Getting the Deal Through
  • November 2017 Bogotá Colombia

    Tax Benefits for Investments in Power Generation Projects from Non-Conventional Sources

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera y María Camila Aponte - Environmental & Climate Regulation Getting the Deal Through
  • November 2017 Bogotá Colombia

    Towards the Recognition of Legal Rights of Nature

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera y Erika Serrano - Environmental & Climate Regulation Getting the Deal Through
  • November 2017 Bogotá Colombia

    A Project to Reform the National Environmental System (SINA)

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera - Environmental & Climate Regulation Getting the Deal Through
  • March 2014 Bogotá Colombia

    LATINLAWYER Reference – Environment 2014 Questionnaire

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera - LATINLAWYER Reference – Environment 2014
  • November 2017 Bogotá Colombia

    Tax Benefits for Investments in Power Generation Projects from Non-Conventional Sources

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera y María Camila Aponte - Environmental & Climate Regulation Getting the Deal Through
  • November 2017 Bogotá Colombia

    Towards the Recognition of Legal Rights of Nature

    María Margarita Lorduy Herrera y Erika Serrano - Environmental & Climate Regulation Getting the Deal Through
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Studies

  • 2008 Master Emory University LLM

  • 2003 Universidad de los Andes / Colombia Specialization in Commercial Law

  • 2001 Oxford University Ethics and Environment

  • 1999 Universidad del Rosario / Colombia Specialization in Environmental Law

  • 1998 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Javeriana / Colombia Law

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Memberships

  • Asociación de exalumnos de Emory University
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Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2007

    Profesora de Pedagogía Constitucional Universidad Jorge Tadeo LozanoProfesora de Derecho Ambiental Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano

    Teaching - Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
  • Academic Activities - 2016

    Profesora de Derecho Ambiental Universidad de los Andes Maestría derecho minero energético

    Teaching - Universidad de los Andes
  • Activity - to date

    Examinador tesis derecho ambiental pregrado

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Análisis de la nueva reglamentación de licenciamiento ambiental Colombia 2014
  • Speaker Régimen Sancionatorio Ambiental en Colombia Colombia 2011
  • Speaker Beneficios tributarios para Energías Renovables en Colombia Amsham Barranquilla Colombia 2016
  • Speaker Beneficios tributarios para Energías Renovables en Colombia Amsham Bogotá Colombia 2016
  • Speaker Beneficios tributarios para Energías Renovables en Colombia Amsham Cali Colombia 2016