The Firm

Founded in 2004, the Law Firm of Godoy & Hoyos Abogados has secured a firm position as a leader in the legal services market in Colombia. We offer practical, versatile, and innovative services, based on the knowledge, expertise and leadership of our partners and associates. We seek to attend and satisfy the needs of our clients always. Our goal is to ensure that our clients can count on comprehensive legal advice for their business decisions. Doing this by customized, friendly and sensible service that is the hallmark of boutique law firms.

Our partners stand out as countrywide leaders in their respective areas of practice in Colombia. Their experience includes counseling some of the most important local and foreign companies with operations in the country. They are also highly dedicated and respected professors of tax law, which keeps the Firm at the forefront of legal services in Colombia.


Godoy & Hoyos in the Legal 500 ranking

The Legal 500 (a British magazine devoted to investigating and analyzing law firms over the world) published the results of its investigation in Latin America in 2016. This time our firm has been recognized as a countrywide leader in the following practice groups. International trade, competition and antitrust, corporate and M & A, energy and natural resources, infrastructure projects and tax law.

Our partners have also been recommended in recent editorial pages published by The Legal 500 Latin America 2016:

  • Customs Duties and International Trade - Juan Pablo Godoy
  • Competition and Antitrust - Jaime Moya
  • Corporate and M&A - Jaime Moya
  • Energy and Natural Resources - Juan Pablo Godoy
  • Infrastructure Projects - Jaime Moya
  •  Tax Law - Catalina Hoyos


Please check the following link if you wish to know about the results of the research in Latin America:

Godoy & Hoyos in the Chambers Latin America 2016 ranking

Chambers & Partners has published results for this investigation in 2016. This time it has ranked our firm in the first three top places of specialized tax law practice firms and corporate and business law firms.

Our partners have been recommended as well:

  • Juan Pablo Godoy Fajardo "is very organised and keeps us very well informed," with satisfied clients reporting: "He gives us comprehensive advice." Others interviewees said this: "He is a super tax lawyer, an excellent adviser and a very well-known authority in the area." He has expertise giving advice in tax law and international trade matters.
  • Catalina Hoyos Jiménez is recommended by interviewees too. They praised her saying that she is "very intelligent, up to date with international and national tax matters and able to inspire confidence." They also said that "she is a tax expert and has very good technical ability." Tax planning, tax advisory work and tax litigation are her outstanding practice areas.
  • Mónica Hernández is a senior associate who leads the tax practice. She enters the ranking this year after getting solid praise from the interviewees. She has expertise in personal tax matters, international tax planning and transfer pricing.

Some of our clients mentioned by this publication are Compañía Colombiana de Tabaco, Occidental de Colombia, Asofiduciarias, Credicorp y Grupo Sura.

To see the full ranking please check the following link:

Internacional Tax Review

International Tax Review is a global publication that every year ranks the best tax law firms in every country. In 2016 ITR nominated Godoy & Hoyos to be the firm of the year, namely the Tax Law Firm of the year in Colombia and Tax Litigation Firm of the year in Latin America.