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Corporate Law

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Corporate Law

Posse Herrera Ruiz advises clients on a wide range of corporate, secretarial, contract, foreign investment, exchange controls, tax and labor matters, as well as dispute resolution and litigation.

It is a full-service firm covering a broad spectrum of specialized fields and providing our clients with comprehensive legal counseling.

Posse Herrera Ruiz acts as regular outside counsel for many corporations in Colombia in distribution, manufacturing, chemical products, consumer products, service and health industries, construction, engineering, concessions, oil and gas, mining, power generation, financial services and telecommunications, among others.

Lawyers

Jaime Herrera

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Jaime Herrera

Partner

Jaime Herrera is a founding partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He heads the Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law practice groups of the firm. His practice focuses on M&As, Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Energy Law. Jaime advises clients on corporate expansion, investment strategies, complex local and international financings, and M&A in various sectors of the economy. He received a Degree in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary College of the University of London, and a JD...

Ernesto Cavelier

Partner

Corporate Law

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Ernesto Cavelier

Partner

Ernesto Cavelier is a partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He works in M&As, Corporate Law, foreign investment and competition law. He is codirector of the Intellectual Property practice area, and specializes in IP licensing and portfolio management. Ernesto has advised clients in mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters in the oil services industry, logistics, international insurance companies, beverage bottling companies, communications and technology, and has also advised on issues related ...

Jose Alejandro Torres

Partner

Corporate Law

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Jose Alejandro Torres

Partner

Jose Alejandro Torres is a partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law. He heads the infrastructure and PPPs practice group and co-heads the Real Estate Development and Trusts practice group. Jose Alejandro has experience representing several local and international clients in corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, financial structures and foreign investments. In addition he has specific experience in the design, structuring and developme...

Jaime Cubillos

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Jaime Cubillos

Partner

Jaime Cubillos is a partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on corporate transactions with a focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, representing acquirers and targets in cross-border acquisitions, auctions, dispositions and joint ventures. Prior to joining the firm, Jaime worked for over 5 years in the New York offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. During his time at Skadden, Jaime was highly active in cross-border M&A transactions in Latin ...

Oscar Tutasaura

Partner

Corporate Law

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Oscar Tutasaura

Partner

Oscar Tutasaura is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Privatizations. Oscar’s Mergers and Aquisitions experience includes representing buyers, sellers and governmental entities in domestic and cross border transactions and privatizations in a series of industries including energy, insurance, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, food, chemical, automotive, and retail stores. Oscar has experience advising buyers and sellers in cross b...

Vivianne Baptiste

Associate

Corporate Law

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Vivianne Baptiste

Associate

Vivianne Baptiste is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate Law. Vivianne has more than 10 years of experience in corporate matters and commercial contracts. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was Corporate Counsel for the Andean Region at Laboratorios Baxter, associate of the corporate law department at a local law firm, and Legal Director at RTI Television. She has a JD from Universidad Javeriana, graduate degrees in Commercial Law from Universidad de los An...

Fuad Chacón

Associate

Corporate Law

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Fuad Chacón

Associate

Fuad Chacón is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. He has a JD from Universidad del Rosario. His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English and French....

Juliana Duque

Associate

Corporate Law

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Juliana Duque

Associate

Juliana Duque is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on corporate, contractual and commercial law. Juliana has 8 years of experience in private sector. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was legal coordinator for an investment banking firm; senior lawyer at a local law firm; and in-house counsel of LG Electronics Colombia Ltda. She has a JD from Universidad de la Sabana and a graduate degree in Taxation Law from Universidad Javeriana. Her native language is Spanish and ...

Daniel Gardeazabal

Associate

Corporate Law

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Daniel Gardeazabal

Associate

Daniel Gardeazabal is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he was an Associate at a local law firm. He has a JD from Universidad del Rosario. He has a Graduate Studies in Financial Legislation, His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English and french....

Maria Garrido

Associate

Corporate Law

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Maria Garrido

Associate

Maria Garrido is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked at Fiduciaria Bancolombia and a local firm. She is fluent in Spanish and English....

Lina Prieto

Associate

Corporate Law

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Lina Prieto

Associate

Lina Prieto is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate/Commercial law and in Mergers and Acquisitions. Lina has more than 10 years of experience in the handling of corporate, secretarial, contract and exchange controls matters and during such time has participated in the structuring, negotiation and implementation of important integration transactions. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was in-house counsel of Nestlé de Colombia S.A. and led the legal departme...

Juan Pablo Puerto

Associate

Corporate Law

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Juan Pablo Puerto

Associate

Juan Pablo Puerto is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate and Financial Law and in Mergers and Acquisitions. Juan Pablo has 7 years of experience in commercial/corporate and financial law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he was an associate at a local law firm. He has a JD from Universidad Externado de Colombia and an LLM in Banking and Finance Law from Queen Mary University of London. His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English....

Daniela Vélez

Associate

Corporate Law

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Daniela Vélez

Associate

Daniela Vélez is a Lawyer at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate Law. Daniela has a JD from EAFIT University. Her native language is Spanish and she is fluent in English....

Alvaro José Rodríguez

Partner

Natural Resources and Energy

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Alvaro José Rodríguez

Partner

Alvaro José Rodríguez is a Partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Natural Resources and Energy, with special emphasis on Oil and Gas, Mining and Environmental Law, Acquisitions and Divestitures, and Financing of the power industry. Alvaro José works on structuring, documentation and negotiation of oil and gas and mining transactions, including host country agreements, shareholder agreements and operating agreements. He has advised major international companies in their acquisit...

Sebastián Lora

Associate

Corporate Law

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Sebastián Lora

Associate

Sebastian Lora is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz in the corporate law and financial law and capital markets practice areas. Prior to joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, Sebastian worked as an associate in the offices of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York. Sebastian has a J.D. and a post-graduate degree in commercial law from the Universidad de los Andes and an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. His experience in financial law and capital markets includes advising compani...

Emilia Arango

Associate

Corporate Law

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Emilia Arango

Associate

Emilia Arango is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. Emilia has 3 years of experience in corporate and commercial law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked at the Colombian Embassy before the Kingdom of the Netherlands and at a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad Javeriana and a graduate degree in Commercial Law from the same university. She speaks Spanish and English....

Julian Manrique

Associate

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Julian Manrique

Associate

Julián Manrique is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, Julian worked at a local law firm. He has a JD from Universidad de los Andes. Julián speaks Spanish and English....

Eliana Galindo

Associate

Corporate Law

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Eliana Galindo

Associate

Eliana Galindo is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. She has a JD from Universidad del Rosario and a graduate degree in Business Law from Universidad del Rosario and an L.L.M. from Northwestern University. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked at a local law firm. She speaks Spanish and English....

Valentina Trujillo

Associate

Corporate Law

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Valentina Trujillo

Associate

Valentina Trujillo is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked in Almacenes Exito and First American Realty Medellin . She has a JD from Universidad Eafit. She speaks Spanish, English and French....

Carolina Hernández

Associate

Corporate Law

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Carolina Hernández

Associate

Carolina Hernández is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Corporate Law and in Mergers and Acquisitions. Carolina has more than 13 years of experience handling of corporate and contractual matters and foreign investment, before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was a senior manager of the legal practice of a big four consulting firm, and an associate of the mergers and acquisitions practice of a local law firm. She has a JD from Universidad Javeriana, a graduate degree i...

María Helena Jiménez

Associate

Corporate Law

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María Helena Jiménez

Associate

Maria Helena Jimenez is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Tax Law and Corporate/Commercial law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked in a local firm in Tax, Corporate/Commercial and Exchange Law. She has a graduate degree in Liability and Insurance Law and a graduate degree in Tax Law from Universidad del Norte. She speaks Spanish and English....

Gabriel Sánchez

Partner

Mergers and Acquisitions

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Gabriel Sánchez

Partner

Gabriel Sánchez is partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate law. Gabriel joined the firm in 2008. He was an international intern at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (New York office) between 2012 and 2013, in the finance and M&A departments, where he was involved in various project finance transactions representing lenders and insurers in infrastructure deals in Latin America and in M&A deals in Colombia. He has been involved in numerous ...

Lina Vélez

Associate

Corporate Law

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Lina Vélez

Associate

Lina Vélez is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on corporate law, and focuses on cross border M&A, corporate restructurings and and financing deals. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked for more than 2 years at the New York offices of Jones Day. During her time at Jones Day, Lina participated in several complex international deals involving different jurisdictions such as the United States, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Panama and Peru, and sectors such ...

Santiago Osorio

Associate

Corporate Law

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Santiago Osorio

Associate

Santiago Osorio is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, he worked at a local law firm. He has a JD from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He speaks Spanish and English....

Nicolás Peña

Associate

Corporate Law

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Nicolás Peña

Associate

Nicolas Peña is an Associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. His practice focuses on Corporate and Commercial Law. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, Nicolas worked at the Embassy of Colombia to the United States in Washington, D.C., at the political affairs area. He holds a JD from PontificiaUniversidad Javeriana. He speaks Spanish and English....

Silvia Otero

Associate

Corporate Law

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Silvia Otero

Associate

Silvia Otero is an associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses in corporate and natural resources law. Silvia has 6 years of experience and is a Fulbright Scholar. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked with Hogan Lovells as part of the Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects group. She was also Legal Counsel for Weatherford Colombia Ltd. She speaks Spanish and English....