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Felipe Quintero Serrano Felipe

Felipe Quintero Serrano


Felipe Quintero Serrano is a partner in DLA Piper Martínez Beltrán's Corporate M&A practice. A significant component of his practice involves private equity funds.

Earlier in his career, Felipe worked in the Madrid and Bogota offices of a major international law firm, and with a major New York-based international law firm.

He is a professor of business and financial contracts at Universidad de los Andes and corporate law at Universidad Javeriana.

Bar admissionsColombiaSpain
  • English
  • Spanish
  • LL.M., Harvard Law School
  • Master's Degree, Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues
    Aranzadi Award as best student of the Master
  • Law Degree, Universidad de los Andes, magna cum laude


Chambers Global

  • Band 2, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2020 – 2024)
  • Band 3, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2018 – 2019)
  • Spotlight Table Foreign Expert, Colombia Corporate/M&A (Foreign Expert for Spain) (2018 – 2023)

Chambers Latin America

  • Band 2, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2020 – 2024)
  • Band 3, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2019)

The Legal 500 Latin America

  • Recommended, Colombia Banking and Finance (2021 – 2024)
    The Legal 500 comments, "Felipe Quintero remains on hand (particularly in relation to structured finance."
  • Leading Lawyer, Colombia Corporate and M&A (2018 – 2019, 2021 – 2024)
    The Legal 500 comments, "Felipe Quintero – 'a superb lawyer with clear, strategic and commercial advice and a skilled negotiator'."
  • Recommended, Colombia Projects (2018 – 2019, 2021 – 2024)
    Clients say, '...commitment to the client and, permanent availability and the speed with which they respond to inquiries are all outstanding.'
    Recommended, Latin America: International Firms Corporate and M&A (2019, 2021)
Additional Recognitions

Felipe is included in various directories as one of the leaders in M&A law in Colombia. In 2016 he won the "Client Choice Award" for M&A (Colombia) awarded annually by International Law Office

IFLR 1000

  • Highly Regarded Lawyer, Colombia, Private equity and restructuring and insolvency (2022 – 2023)
  • Highly Regarded Lawyer, Argentina, Project development and Project finance (2022 – 2023)

Latin Lawyer 250

  • Key partner, Colombia, Corporate & M&A and Banking & Finance (2024)
  • International Counsel, Corporate & M&A (2024)
  • Highly Recommended Key Partner, Argentina, Corporate and M&A (2023 – 2024)

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Colegio de Abogados de Madrid