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.

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  • 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


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) 
    • 2023-2024 - Highly Recommended Key Partner, Argentina, Corporate and M&A
  • Chambers Global
    • Band 2, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2023)
    • Spotlight Table Foreign Expert, Colombia Corporate/M&A (Foreign Expert for Spain) (2023)
  • Chambers Latin America
    • Band 2, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2020 - 2022, 2024)
    • Band 3, Colombia Corporate/M&A (2019)
  • The Legal 500 Latin America
    • Recommended, Colombia Banking and Finance (2021 - 2022)
      The Legal 500 comments, "Felipe Quintero remains on hand (particularly in relation to structured finance."
    • Leading Lawyer, Colombia Corporate and M&A (2018 - 2022)
      The Legal 500 comments, "Felipe Quintero – 'a superb lawyer with clear, strategic and commercial advice and a skilled negotiator'."
    • 2022 - Recommended, Colombia Projects (2018 - 2022)
      Clients say, '...commitment to the client and, permanent availability and the speed with which they respond to inquiries are all outstanding.'
    • Recommended, Corporate and M&A (International) (2019, 2021)


Memberships And Affiliations

  • Colegio de Abogados de Madrid