Rodrigo Castillo Cottin


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Practice Groups and Client Sectors:

Tax,  International,  Trusts and Estates
Rodrigo Castillo Cottin


Universidad Externado de Colombia

Specialization Tax

Leiden University

Advanced Master International Tax Law

University of Central Venezuela

Masters International Private Law

Hague Academy

Universidad Monteavila

Previous Experience

  • Baker & McKenzie (Partner)


  • Colombia
  • Venezuela


  • English
  • Spanish

Professional Experience

Mr. Castillo Cottin opened our legal practice in Colombia, Rimon's first Latin American office, to focus on Trusts & Estates and Tax law. He 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. 

Selected Experience

Mr. Castillo Cottin advises more than 165 high-net-worth clients on the full range of tax and wealth management-related matters.  He is a Chambers-ranked attorney, a leader in international tax law and planning, and nationally recognized for his advice on multijurisdictional reorganizations.  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 analyze 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.”

Mr. Castillo Cottin regularly contributes to industry publications and takes part in seminars and trainings on tax and wealth management-related topics.

Awards & Recognition

  • Chambers & Partners Private Wealth Band 2
  • Most Highly Regarded Capital Markets Lawyer, Who's Who Legal (Law Business Research ltd), 2020
  • Trusts and Estates, Best Lawyers (BL Rankings LLC), 2020


  • Author, "Exchange of information: Where are we heading to?," Baker & McKenzie Private Banking Newsletter, Wealth Management, September 2015
  • Author, "Update on Colombian Tax Rules Affecting Wealth Management," Baker & McKenzie Private Banking Newsletter, Wealth Management, March 2015