Size of Organization: 86
Year Established: 1953Web Site: http://www.cavelier.com
Telephone: +(57-1) 347 3611
Fax: +(57-1) 211 8650
+(57-1) 700 4814
Fax in U.S.A.: (1-305) 675 7743
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Established in 1953, its strength is Commercial Law, particularly Intellectual Property. It has been recognized as the best firm in Colombia in areas as trademarks, patents and copyright law by international publishers. The firm is also strong in Corporate Law, Financial Law, Foreign Investment Law, Tax Law and Mining and Hydrocarbons Law, areas where it also occupies prominent places in the top rankings. Several attorneys at the firm are university professors and authors of books on the practice areas of the firm. It has a network of 469 correspondents in 143 countries. It was one of the first Colombian law firms to have its own Code of Ethics, which contains higher standards of conduct compared to the local legislation. The firm uses a multidisciplinary approach to find creative, prudent and value generating business solutions that optimize the client's return on investment while minimizing risks.
AVELIER ABOGADOS OR ITS PARTNERS ARE MEMBERS OF: Asociación Colombiana de la Propiedad Industrial, ACPI; Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modeles, APRAM; Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI; Employment Law Alliance, ELA; International Chamber of Commerce, ICC; International Trademark Association, INTA; International Bar Association, IBA; Organization for an International Geographical Indication Network, ORIGIN.
It has a network of 469 correspondents in 143 countries.
Establishes formal budgets for client engagements
Submitted bills electronically
Conduct end of matter reviews
Formalized new associate litigation training/mentoring program
Litigation department has a structured approach to early case assessment
Established records management team to assist clients with records retention, compliance and litigation preparedness
Standardized protocol to guide client data collection
Standardized protocol to guide processing clients' edata
Preferred vendor relationships
Knowledge management program
Has a disaster recovery plan in place