John Ward Law Firm Mission

Our mission is to provide innovative solutions to projects of any magnitude or complexity with the guarantee of high quality and a highly personalized service, adapting strategies to the needs of our clients. We apply rigorous thinking, considered analysis, and always aim to become a business ally of our clients. Founded in 1995 as one of pioneering law firms, we have played a strong role in helping the development of modern legal system.


JDW Values

Going Above and Beyond for Our Clients

We are:

A team: we offer clients a strategic, multidisciplinary approach drawing on our expertise across our practice areas and industries perspectives of different sectors.

Experts: we are forensic in our knowledge of the law upon which our clients can rely. We know the local market and have deep understanding of the Colombian legal system.

JDW is your safe Gateway

We provide legal assistance to international companies in more than 30 countries. If you want to do business, we offer comprehensive legal counsel to our clients so that they can establish their brands and businesses ventures, satisfying legal and administrative requirements that arise in a market where regulations, culture and language may be different and sometimes challenging.

We work closely with international law firms that retain us as local counsel to advise on law in multi-faceted, multi-jurisdictional deals. We are an active member of global networks such as Legalink, an international legal network of over 70 independent business-oriented law firms with members from the majority of the world’s main commercial centers.

Giving Back to Our Community

As a founding member of the Pro Bono Foundation, JDW is committed to providing legal services to those who are less privileged and communities that are socially vulnerable or marginalized, as well to the organizations that assist them. We also work hand by hand with TrustLaw providing free legal assistance to NGOs and social enterprises facing challenges that transcend borders, enhancing the spread and depth of pro bono work

Every lawyer working with us provides several working hours each year on pro bono cases and is passionate about doing good.