ACQ5 magazine award in 2015

March 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Quiñones Cruz Abogados was granted the award to the Best Firm Specializing in Tax by ACQ5 magazine in 2015.

Lucy Cruz de Quiñones, Esq. Tax attorney of the year 2015 ACQ5

March 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Mrs. Lucy Cruz de Quiñones was considered tax attorney of the year by ACQ5 magazine after getting the highest number of nominations for that category.


Quiñones Cruz Abogados was stablished in 1978 by partners Antonio Quiñones Montealegre and Lucy Cruz de Quiñones as an independent firm specializing in Tax Law practice. While initially based in Bogotá, the high rate of success in litigation, as well as the development and implementation of effective and innovative strategies in areas such as Industry and Commerce tax and Income tax, quickly gained the firm national prominence and made it known as one of the best in Tax matters in just a few years.

What makes us different?

Our firm is different thanks to two specific factors that guarantee top quality in all of our services. These factors are our personnel and our work philosophy. Quiñones Cruz Abogados combines highly qualified personnel with the experience and leadership of a committed group of partners, who have the highest professional and academic distinctions. All our Partners have experience in multicultural environments and have studied in Europe and The United States.

The high quality of our professionals has guaranteed a historical success rate in our litigations of above 90%, which places our Firm at the top of the tax litigation market. Aside from our team’s credentials, Quiñones Cruz offers its customers a direct personalized relationship, ensuring permanent contact with the Partners and favoring their intervention in all of our services.

Quiñones Cruz Abogados its Partners have received numerous international distinctions in recognition to their excellence in Tax Law practice. Some of the latest distinctions are:

Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards Magazine Law Firm of the Year Tax Colombia 2015
Deal Makers International Tax Law Firm of the Year Colombia 2014, 2012
Corporate INTL Tax Law Firm of The Year Colombia 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
ACQ Tax Law Firm of the Year Colombia 2015, 2014, 2013
Acquisition International Tax Policy Consultancy Firm of the Year 2013
Acquisition International Corporate Tax Firm of the Year 2013, 2014
M&A International Tax Law Firm of the Year 2013
Global 100 Tax Firm 2013
Global Law Experts (GLE) Tax Law Firm of the Year Colombia 2015, 2013, 2012

Finance Monthly Tax Law Firm of the Year 2012
International Tax Review Tax Disputes Firm of the Year 2012, 2010
Lawyer Monthly Boutique Law Firm of the Year Colombia 2012
Legal 500 Latin America Leading Firm 2014, 2013, 2012
Tax Directors Handbook 2014, Colombia Leading Tax Law Firm
International Tax Review Colombia Tax Litigation Firm of the Year 2007
International Tax Review Colombia Tax Firm of the Year Nominee 2010
International Tax Review Colombia Tax Litigation Firm of the Year Nominee 2008

Quiñones Cruz Abogados is listed as one of the best Tax law Firms according to the World Tax Guide 2011 of International Tax Review. In addition, the Firm or its Partners are ranked in the most important international rankings such as: International Tax Review Tax Controversy Leaders, Who’s Who and Chambers and Partners.

Areas of expertise

  • Legal advisory in management of all kinds of taxes (rates, fees, special levies) at a local, statal, national, regional and international levels.
  • Litigation before administrative and judicial authorities.
  • Tax planning (transactional and operative) and domestic and international estate planning.
  • Tax advice on merger processes and acquisitions, corporate establishment and reorganization and/or corporate financing.
  • Arbitration (including expert reports) and tax procedures before the Administration and international agencies.
  • Tax Policy design, lobby and consulting (Tax Policy).
  • Legal advisory and litigation in Transfer Pricing.
  • Legal advisory and litigation in customs law.
  • Legal advisory and litigation in Exchange control.
  • Legal advisory in compliance and risk management, asset laundering and terrorist financing.
Antonio Quiñones Montealegre
Antonio Quiñones MontealegreFounding Partner
Lucy Cruz de Quiñones
Lucy Cruz de QuiñonesFounding Partner
Natalia Quiñones Cruz
Natalia Quiñones CruzPartner
Diego Quiñones Cruz
Diego Quiñones CruzPartner
Claudia Fernanda Rincon Pardo
Claudia Fernanda Rincon PardoPartner


Nathaly Higuera Rodríguez
Nathaly Higuera RodríguezAssociate
Julián López Avella
Julián López AvellaAssociate
Eliana Garcés Valencia
Eliana Garcés ValenciaAssociate
David Andrés Jiménez Vargas
David Andrés Jiménez VargasAssociate
Fabian Alberto Marulanda
Fabian Alberto MarulandaAssociate
Helena de Narváez González
Helena de Narváez GonzálezAssociate
Ángela María Aldana Loaiza
Ángela María Aldana LoaizaAssociate


Quiñones Cruz Abogados offers high quality services in Tax Law for a wide range of clients, going from multinational companies and investment funds to PYMES and individuals with specific estate planning needs  or who require legal advisory regarding customs, exchange or international tax matters. Also, regarding Tax Law, our Firm has worked for the National Government, regional authorities, International organizations, like the UN and the IDB, the Chamber of Commerce in Bogota and several non-profit organizations.

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Citibank Building Bogota D.C.
110221 Colombia