& Our Firm

Mendoza is a law firm specialized in finance, that provides legal services to sponsors, investors and lenders on large cutting-edge deals and projects.

We are sought for our expertise in the energy, infrastructure, transportation and financial industries and our legal capacity in contracts, construction, projects, financing, capital markets, merges & acquisitions, derivatives and bank regulation.

We are driven by the highest standards. We believe in the value of specialization, research and the importance of mastering local and international legal practices to deliver world-class legal services to our clients.

Talent is the heart of our law firm. We constantly seek professionals and retain attorneys who want to thrive; attorneys who love and enjoy what they do; with preference of those who have received, or are interested in receiving, education in finance, business or economic sciences; those who demonstrate having the spirit and tools to think out-of-the-box.

Our focus on our people marks our difference.
Awards & Recognition

Accolades for Our Work, Culture & Leadership

We are dedicated to providing superior legal strategies and to creating an open, welcoming workplace.

These recent awards reflect our commitment to our clients and communities.

Recommended firm
Latin Lawyer 250
2024

Leading Firm – Latin America
Legal 500 Latin America
2022

Tier 2: Banking & Finance 
Legal 500 Latin Amercia
2023

Tier 3: Capital Markets 
Legal 500 Latin America
2023

Contributor Banking & Finance – Global Practice Guide
Chambers Global
2020

Tier 4: Banking & Finance 
IFLR 1000 Latin America
2022

Tier 3: Capital Markets: Debt
IFLR 1000 Latin America
2022

3th positions: Ranking cumulative amount – Latin America
Lex Latin Latin America
2021

Our Culture
What We Do

We offer a partnership to our clients, a partnership built on trust and reliability. We provide our clients with a modern and out-of-the-box approach to new challenges, recognizing that the deals entrusted to us are far from a zero-sum game, but complex and sophisticated transactions where interests are aligned, and the success of the deal is the main common goal. We want to provide our clients with the best quality of service in the market.

 
Why Mendoza

At Mendoza, we aspire to redefine financial-legal services in Colombia. A career with us will entail hard work and discipline, but also exceptional challenges accompanied by wonderful accomplishments. However, you will not have to deal with the hard work and challenges alone, we offer continuing training and support.

Every member of our team has been engrained with the importance of cultivating both an individual and collaborative learning process. In addition, thanks to our open-doors culture, our senior associates and partners are always available to support and guide our younger attorneys, feedback and tutoring are always encouraged.

We build a safe space where any attorney that is committed to his or her career will be provided with the support and tools to conquer each of their goals.

 
What We Want

We want to attract the best talent. This means attracting men and women that will be encouraged to selflessly contribute to our team, which collective effort allows us to provide the best quality service. For this reason, we want to be fair and transparent with our team and set a career path able to recognize and prize each individual’s academic track record, professional experience, unique skills, discipline, and resilience.

We also want people who share in our firm’s values, are respectful and kind, appreciate working in diverse teams, and recognize that the person comes first then the attorney.

 
Mental Health

Mental health and well-being are also at the core of our work environment. We are conscious of how fast-paced jobs can take a toll physically and mentally on our team. That is why we take it seriously to protect each other, we offer safe spaces to speak and raise awareness of risks in order to create a healthy environment. Furthermore, we chose to take part in the Global Business Collaboration for Better Workplace Mental Health in order to have a bigger guide to continue our journey.

 
Diversity & Inclusion

We aim to disrupt the market form the inside out, that is why we are starting in our work environment. We have a strong focus on gender diversity and inclusion. We promote it by making sure that more than 60% of our team is composed of women, this percentage is still maintained in the highest roles within the company.

 
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