Lucia Orozco

Special Counsel

  • Lucia Orozco
  • Phone: +65 6311 3664

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  • Duane Morris & Selvam LLP
    16 Collyer Quay #17-00
    Singapore 049318

Lucia Orozco practices regulatory compliance matters in banking, financial services, and capital markets.

Lucia is an internationally trained lawyer admitted to practice in Canada, the United States, and Colombia. She has gained extensive experience in the legal and regulatory arena in those three jurisdictions and is also registered as Foreign Lawyer in Singapore.

With over 15 years of experience, Lucia specializes in regulatory compliance matters in banking, financial services, and capital markets. Lucia is well versed in securities and commodities regulations, including those governing investment companies, broker-dealers, and trading desks, as well as market abuse regulations, insider trading, conflicts of interest, and information barriers. Lucia has provided strategic guidance to clients implementing highly complex global regulatory compliance programs and managing regulatory change management.

Additionally, Lucia has advised companies on cross-border transactions, initial public offerings of equity shares, and regulatory compliance matters for companies in the industry, and has experience reviewing and advising on a wide variety of commercial and corporate agreements.

Lucia also leads client and market development initiatives to ascertain business opportunities between South East Asia and Latin America and fostering collaborations and partnerships in these regions. She is also a member of the Duane Morris' Latin America Business Group.

Ms. Orozco is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law (LL.M.), Universidad de Los Andes (Specialist in Public Management and Administrative Institutions), and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

She speaks Spanish and English fluently. 

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Capital Markets
  • Gaming
  • Fintech


  • Singapore (Foreign Lawyer)
  • Ontario
  • Wisconsin
  • Colombia


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, LL.M., 2011
  • Universidad de los Andes, Postgraduate degree in Administrative Law, 2006
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, J.D., 2004


  • Duane Morris & Selvam LLP
    - Special Counsel, April 2023-present
    - Senior Associate, June 2021-2023
    - Legal Manager, May 2021-June 2021
  • Scotiabank - Global Compliance
    - Director, International Banking Compliance - Global Banking and Markets & Group Treasury (GBM&T), 2018-2020
    - Senior Manager, Enterprise Governance Office, 2016-2018
    - Senior Manager, Regulatory Initiatives, 2013-2016
  • Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
    - Intern, 2012
  • Bancoldex S.A. The Colombian Bank for Development and Foreign Trade
    - In-house Legal Counsel, 2009-2010
  • Estudios Palacios Lleras S.A.
    - Junior Associate, 2007-2009
  • Televideo S.A.
    - In-house Legal Counsel, 2005-2007

Selected Publications

Representative Matters

  • Advised the Life Insurance Corporation of India on the sale of approximately US$2.7 billion of equity shares in Life Insurance Corporation of India in an IPO in India and concurrent private placements outside India, including a concurrent U.S. private placement (Rule 144A). This is the biggest IPO in Indian history.