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Andres Gonzalez Becerra

Andrés González Becerra

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About

Andrés González Becerra heads the tax department of DLA Piper Martinez Beltran. He advises clients in tax law, international tax law, tax planning, tax structuring in mergers and acquisitions, estate planning, tax litigation, free trade zones and tax incentives for international trade and foreign investment.

Before joining the firm, Andrés was a partner in a prominent Colombian firm known for its tax law work. Additionally, between 2010 and 2012, he worked with PWC Luxemburg in the international tax structures department.

He is the lead professor in International Tax Law in Los Andes University’s LLM in taxation program. He also teaches tax treaties at La Javeriana University (Cali).

Areas of FocusTax
Education
  • LL.M., International Taxation, Leiden University
    Leiden University Academic Excellence Award
  • J.D., Los Andes University
  • Tax Law Specialization, El Rosario University

Awards

In 2015, the International Fiscal Association honored Andrés with its YIN Award. He was also included in the 2020 Best Lawyers in Latin America for Tax Law in Colombia.

  • Chambers Latin America
    2022 - Band 4, Colombia Tax
    Chambers comments, ""Respected partner Andrés González is commended by an interviewee for offering 'a quick and personalised client service.' A different commentator further values Andrés González's solid international tax planning advice.""
    2021 -  Band 4, Colombia Tax"
  • Chambers High Net Worth
    2021 - Band 2, Colombia Private Wealth Law
    Chambers comments, ""The 'very talented' Andrés González heads the firm's tax and private wealth departments and is well known for his tax expertise. He is said to be 'very intelligent, good at creating structures and very analytical,' and several commentators praise his high level of knowledge in complex matters. One such source says: 'Whenever I have a complicated matter with clients, I will always call him because I really value his opinion. He is very knowledgeable, he is a great listener and he can provide excellent advice.'""
    2020 - Up and Coming, Colombia Private Wealth Law"
  • Chambers Global
    2022 - Band 4, Colombia Tax
    Chambers comments, ""Respected partner Andrés González is commended by an interviewee for offering 'a quick and personalised client service.' A different commentator further values Andrés González's solid international tax planning advice.""
    2021 - Band 4, Colombia Tax
    2019-20 - Up and Coming, Colombia Tax"
  • The Legal 500 Latin America
    2022 - Next Generation Partners, Colombia Tax
    The Legal 500 comments, ""González leads the tax and private wealth areas and focuses on tax in relation to international high-net-worth clients, and tax planning and structuring.""
    2021 - Next Generation Partners, Colombia Tax"

Memberships And Affiliations

  • ICDT (Colombian Law Institute)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA) – Colombian branch
    • Academic Director – Colombian branch
    • YIN (Young IFA Network) Global Committee

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