Lawyer with more than 8 years of experience in legal matters related to public procurement, infrastructure projects and public law. In 2013 obtained a Master in Administrative Law, in 2014 obtained a specialisation degree in Public Procurement and its Management from the same University and in 2017, with the support of a scholarship-loan granted by Colfuturo, Mr. Parra completed with merit a Master of Science in Public Policy and Administration with specialisation in Public Management from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Julián Parra has participated in several academic journals specialised in infrastructure, public procurement and administrative law. Similarly, he has advised several national and international companies in their participation in public procurement procedures undertaken by different Colombian public and private agencies.
He has been distinguished for leading the legal advice of road, railway and port infrastructure projects (negotiation of EPC contracts, negotiation of contracts for the provision of equipment, structuring port concession requests, regulatory matters, etc.) and for advising aspects related with utilities. Moreover, Mr. Parra advised multinational companies in their participation and/or structuration of Public-Private Partnerships for the development of roads, social infrastructure and public lighting projects.
Recently, he has advised several companies in all the legal aspects related toll road concessions, concessions for the supply and operation of buses for the provision of the passenger public transportation service and concessions for the provision of the rail transportation service in various Colombian cities.