Marta Cecilia Paz

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacional

Employment Law Practice

Areas Of Specialty:

• Employment Law
• Employment Litigation


• Universidad Javeriana.
Master in Employment Law.
Bogotá, Colombia. 1973-1974.
• Universidad Javeriana.
Juris Doctor.
Bogotá, Colombia. 1972.

Bar Admission:

• Colombia. 1972

Professional Experience:

• 2013–Present
Mosquera Abogados.
Director–Employment Law Practice
• 1995-2013
Independent Practitioner
Consultant to Multinationals and Litigation
• 1980-1995
Paz y Paz Abogados
Consultant to Multinationals and Litigation


• Spanish - Native
• English - Proficient. Fluent speaking and writing

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Corporate Practice and Labor Law

Areas Of Specialty:

  • General Corporate Matters
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Labor Law


  • Universidad de los Andes, J.D., 2013.
  • Universidad de los Andes, Post-Graduate Degree, Business Law, 2014.
  • Universidad del Rosario, Post-Graduate Degree, Labor Law and Social Security, 2018.
  • Universidad Javeriana de Cali, Master of Laws – Company Law (LL.M.), currently.

Bar Admission:

  • Colombia. 2013

Professional Experience:

  • Mosquera Abogados. Colombia. Associate. 2016 - Present
  • Etex Colombia S.A. (formerly Skinco Colombit S.A.) In-House Counsel. Colombia. 2015 - 2016.
  • Mosquera Abogados. Associate. Colombia -2013 – 2015


  • “Jurisprudential development of the general clause that prohibits acts of unfair competition.” in Revista de Derecho Privado No. 49 from Universidad de los Andes. 2013.


  • Spanish - Native
  • English - Fluent

Pro Bono

At MOSQUERA ABOGADOS social work is an important part of our practice. Our commitment to volunteer work for social purposes is paramount.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalWe strongly believe that even though we are a commercial firm, we share equally the obligation to ensure the improvement and development of social conditions in our community.

It is for this that we support and encourage free legal advice to individuals and organizations committed to the improvement of social conditions, not only of our country but of the community at large. We are aware that this kind of work can we get to take considerable time by our attorneys; however, we believe it is entirely appropriate because it is important to actively contribute to this end.

Health law

Our professionals provide comprehensive advice regarding the law of Hygiene.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalComprising all the norms prevailing in Colombia for speed control of Sanitary Registration, Quality Control and Surveillance of Drugs, Cosmetics, Liquor, Pharmaceutical Preparations of resources natural, Cleaning Products, Hygiene & Cleaning, Insecticides and Pesticides for domestic use, in Vitro Diagnostic Reagents and medical devices, in all matters relating to their production process, packaging, sale, import, export and marketing.


MOSQUERA ABOGADOS provides its clients the following services in this practice area:
Advice on general application feasibility Health Registry.

  • Classification, preparation and presentation of the information provided by the customer as a formal application with the National Institute of Food and Drug Monitoring INVIMA.
  • Verification before INVIMA of information provided by the customer and after obtaining all kinds of medical background on the process requested by the client.
  • In case of food, liquor and cosmetics, research and analysis with the documentation provided by the customer to the feasibility of grouping for the purpose of cost reduction.
  • Confrontation, reorganization and maintenance of the information provided by the customer with the information that exists in INVIMA record.

Intelectual property

With over 50 years experience in this area, we maintain one of the most prestigious lists of active clients in the Andean Region.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalOur work includes strategic and general advice on the application of trademark, trade secret, copyright and patent protection for a variety of assets including inventions, information and software.

This strategic advice has involved the protection of specific types of property, and the development of comprehensive corporate strategies to take the protection of intellectual property issues affecting internal and external operations of our clients.

Our professionals have extensive experience in various types of litigation related to the area of industrial property, including trademarks, patents and cases of copyright infringement, as well as disputes over trade secrets and licensing. With access to the online database of the Trademark Office of the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce, we can conduct and report results trademark search immediately, duly accompanied by our comments and recommendations, as well as all relevant information that It may affect the interests of our customers.


Our firm offers full advisory services for clients in their required immigration proceedings in Colombia.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalThanks to our wide and diverse foreign client base, our team has developed substantial experience in the various proceedings required nowadays in Colombia for foreigners to enter Colombia for business purposes.

The various treaties of Colombia with various nations around the globe, provide for different alternatives and benefits to individuals seeking the possibility to obtain the necessary permits for their entry into Colombia to develop their business activities.

Employment Law

Our team of professionals with vast experience in corporate advisory on labor issues, is dedicated to providing the required support and advice for proper management of employment relationships for our clients.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalThis advisory work extends to representation of clients in various litigation matters before the administrative and judicial jurisdictions in this area of practice.

Antitrust and competition

Our Antitrust and Competition is highly qualified to offer clients with an adequate risk assessment, as well as planning and implementing effective management strategies.

The experience and expertise of our professionals gives us the ability to address complex issues in these areas of practice, finding appropriate and effective means to achieve the strategic objectives of our clients.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalWe have an excellent record in obtaining approvals for our customers, especially in the commercial, industrial and financial sectors, on issues related to mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.

Similarly, we have extensive experience representing clients in issues related to competition and restrictive practices litigation with excellent results.

Our practice aims to find practical solutions to the many issues that our customers face today in the modern business context. Our professionals combine their expertise in legal and economic issues to provide service of the highest quality, on a timely and efficient basis.


Our litigation team continuously represents clients in the courts and arbitration panels in Colombia and throughout Latin America.

MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalProceedings before governmental authorities, as well as the judicial system, has significant experience in the areas of Business, Finance, Commercial and Industrial Property. Multinationals, leading entities from the financial sector, telecommunications and government, continually use our services to defend their interests both in Colombia and abroad.

Our practice extends to the Andean Region and Central America, where on various occasions we act as regional counsel for clients in multijurisdictional litigation. Our role contemplates the design and supervision of the legal strategy for handling such cross-border litigation, together with establishing effective interaction with local counsel in each country, in order to successfully structure a uniform legal strategy throughout the region for our clients.

Foreign investment

In MOSQUERA ABOGADOS we offer comprehensive legal advice for the establishment of operations of foreign entities in and out of Colombia and the Latin American Region.

 MOSQUERA ABOGADOS | Asesoría legal especializada internacionalOur professionals have a profound knowledge of the existing regulatory framework for the entry of new participants to the Colombian market, their establishment and operation, requirements and formalities that demand detailed knowledge of the correct and precise steps that must be followed for such effects.

In particular, in relation to the practice of foreign exchange regulation, requirement for any foreign investment in Colombia or from Colombia abroad, our firm remains constantly active in providing the necessary legal support to clients, where the presence of a special and detail regulation, calls for prompt and efficient actions to properly report and comply with the existing regime in Colombia.