I have a strong understanding of linguistics, and I speak five languages: German, Spanish, English, Portuguese and French. I know the Colombian market and the local customs. I am known for my solid academic background, structured and goal-oriented work style, as well as for having timely, clear, confident and trustworthy communication with my clients.
In addition to having a client base in the greater Medellín area, I take on business throughout Colombia. I work regularly in Bogotá, the coffee-growing region (especially Pereira), Cali, Bucaramanga, and the Caribbean Coast including Cartagena, Barranquilla, and Santa Marta.
I use several different fee schedules for my legal services, such as hourly billing, tailor-made offers based on individual needs or performance-based fees. I also offer advisory services and long-term support with fixed rates for businesses.
Combined studies in German and French law at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and the University Paris II (Pantheon-Assas), specializing in European Law and Business Law.
Internship with the Bernardo Advogados law firm in Salvador da Bahía (Brazil) and in the Paraguayan-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Asunción, Paraguay, financed through student work at the Linklaters LLP international law firm of Munich.
Legal internship for the Free State of Bavaria, with positions in the High Regional Court of Munich, the District Court of Munich (criminal law), the District Prefecture of Munich and a law firm with international focus in Bogotá, Colombia.
Second official legal exam in Bavaria with honors (Prädikatsexamen - vollbefriedigend) and admission as a lawyer by the Bar Association of Munich.
Master’s Degree (LL.M.) at the University of Santo Tomás de Aquino in Bogotá. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholar, master’s thesis on the system of public procurement legislation in Colombia.
Collaborator of Parra Rodríguez Abogados (PRA), Bogotá, specialized in international business law, in charge of the compliance and immigration law departments, planning of Colombian market entry of various foreign business groups.