Adriana Durán

Health & Regulatory Affairs


Adriana’s 15 years of broad industry experience has enabled her to handle health projects in business negotiations, regulatory compliance matters, and corporate governance issues. Adriana is also a key advisor in the medical cannabis industry.


Academic Training

  • 2015. Master in Commercial Law and International Contracts from the Sergio Arboleda University (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2009. Colombian Business and Law Program of the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2008. Specialization in Commercial Law from the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2006. Lawyer from the Santo Tomás de Bucaramanga University (Bucaramanga, Colombia).


  • 2019.08.09. Medicinal cannabis: where we are - In Diario La República, Legal Affairs section.
  • 2018.03.15. To innovate or not to innovate? - In La República newspaper
  • 2011. Payment of Royalties for the Use of Trademarks a Tax Benefit - In Diario La República
  • Jurisprudential Overview of Three-Dimensional Trademarks in the Andean Community; Mercantile Forum Magazine No 36. LEGIS


Spanish, English

Work Experience

  • 2018 - currently. Partner, Life Sciences at Cavelier Abogados (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2013 - 2017. Coordinator of the Department of Trademarks and Regulatory Affairs at Cavelier Abogados (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2011 - 2013. Associate Lawyer at Cavelier Abogados (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2007 - 2011. Associate Lawyer of Adalid Corp (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2008 - 2010. External Conciliator of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 2005 - 2007. Human Resources Lawyer from the University of Santo Tomás

Practice Areas

  • Public Actions
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Commercial Law
  • Industrial Property
  • Intellectual Property
  • Consumer Protection
  • Sanitary Regulation
  • Business Secrets