Ignacio has been partner of Lloreda Camacho & Co., since 1996, and is the Head of the Mining & Natural Resources, Tax Law, Foreign Trade, Logistics & Customs practices.
He has a Law degree (J.D. Equivalent) from Universidad del Rosario, two post graduate degrees in Financial Law from Universidad de los Andes and in Administrative Law from the Universidad del Rosario, both in Bogotá; Ignacio has also a post-graduate degree in Antitrust Law from the University of Konstanz in Germany.
He has more than 30 years of experience in matters related to Mining Law, including mining joint ventures structuring, acquisition of mining companies, establishment of special purpose vehicles, option agreements and purchase agreements of mining titles; building, construction and operating mining agreements, earth removal agreements, easements, mining due diligence processes, preparation of the required documents from a Colombian legal perspective for listing processes before the TSX, TSXV and ASX, representation of clients with administrative authorities, litigation processes in connection with mining and land restitution, credit agreements and documents to secure the credit agreements, nullity and reinstatement of rights actions before the administrative courts, and negotiation with communities of all types of agreements including previous consultation processes and participation agreements, forest reserve extraction processes and environmental permitting in general.
Ignacio has wide experience advising national and multinational companies doing businesses in Colombia. He has been recognized by Chambers & Partners within the list of Band 1 lawyers in Colombia in the Mining & Natural Resources practice, and he is also been recognized as a leading lawyer in Colombia by The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Acritas, and LACCA.
Member of the Interpacific Bar Association (IPBA), the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF), and of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).