Rimon welcomes Rodrigo Castillo Cottin as a Private Client and Tax Partner in its new Bogota, Colombia office

News Rimon welcomes Rodrigo Castillo Cottin as a Private Client and Tax Partner in its new Bogota, Colombia office Rodrigo Castillo Cottin · October 1, 2020

Continuing its global expansion, Rimon has added Tax and Private Client attorney Rodrigo Castillo Cottin as a Partner in the firm’s new Bogota, Colombia office.

Mr. Castillo Cottin joins Rimon from Baker McKenzie, where he was also a Partner.

Bogota marks the 7th new office that Rimon has opened in 2020, and the fourth international one, following newly minted offices in Sydney, Berlin, and Dubai.  Mr. Castillo Cottin is the 27th Partner to join Rimon this year.

Mr. Castillo Cottin advises multijurisdictional enterprises, financial institutions, and high-net-worth individuals and families on wealth management matters, international tax law, planning, and compliance, inheritance and estate planning, exchange of information, and amnesty programs.

Mr. Castillo Cottin is a Chambers-ranked attorney and a leader in international tax law and planning.  His Chambers & Partners profile quotes a source praising Mr. Castillo Cottin’s work: “Rodrigo’s main strength is that, as well as his deep understanding of the legal framework, he takes the time to analyse in detail each of the concerns or doubts that the client has. He has the patience to discuss, explain and review all the doubts — this make[s] us, as clients, feel completely sure of the quality of any advice.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Rodrigo to our thriving international tax and wealth management team,” said Rimon CEO, Michael Moradzadeh. “Our business model positions us to provide clients of these practices with exceptional value, and we’re so excited for Rodrigo to apply his experience and abilities on behalf of his and the firm’s clients on our platform.”

“Rimon holds itself to the highest standards of legal practice and client service. Its business-driven strategy and platform are exactly what the legal industry and clients seek in Latin America. It is an honor and exciting to join Rimon and to open its first Latin American office in Bogota,” said Mr. Castillo Cottin.

Mr. Castillo Cottin earned his Specialization in Tax from Universidad Externado de Colombia and his Advanced Master’s in International Tax Law from Leiden University.

Rimon has 33 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation and has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers & Partners.