Mónica Reyes is the founder partner in Reyes Abogados Asociados SA. She has ample expertise in international fiscal planning, including aspects related to taxes, exchange control and foreign trade, labour and environmental regulations.
She obtained a major in law from Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario (Universidad del Rosario), and specialises in taxes at the same university. She attended LLM courses in economic law in London School of Economics and obtained a diploma in international tax law at the Kennedy University in Switzerland.
Ms Reyes has participated in the most representative M&A international transactions, in the design of efficient structures for international investment, and in the most important tax controversies that have taken place in Colombia.
Ms Reyes worked at the Colombian National Tax Administration and at Occidental Petroleum Inc as the tax planning supervisor for Colombia.
For 15 years, she worked in the Colombian law firm Brigard & Urrutia Abogados. For 10 years, she was the partner in charge of the fiscal practice of the firm.
Ms Reyes has taught law in the Tax Law diploma and master’s degree courses in Universidad del Rosario and Universidad Externado de Colombia. Currently she is a teacher in the taxation postgraduate courses in Universidad de los Andes.
She was president of the Colombian Chapter of the International Fiscal Association and is a member of the Colombian Tax Law Institute and of the Tax Sections in the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.