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Firm Profile

Posse Herrera Ruiz

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • Carrera 7 No 71- 52
  • Torre A, Piso 5
  • Bogotá
  • Capital District
  • Colombia

Firm profile submitted by Posse Herrera Ruiz

Managing Partner: Jaime Herrera
Senior Partners: Jaime Herrera, Daniel Posse, Mariana Posse, Juan Guillermo Ruiz, Francisco Urrutia, José Alejandro Torres, Álvaro José Rodríguez
Number of partners worldwide: 18
Number of lawyers worldwide: 120
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Posse Herrera Ruiz is a full-service law firm that uses a systematic, multidisciplinary approach to find creative, prudent and value generating business solutions, which optimise the clients’ return on investment while minimising risks.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Jaime Herrera
Email: [email protected]

Jose Alejandro Torres
Email: [email protected]

Ernesto Cavelier
Email: [email protected]

Tax Planning & International Commerce:
Juan Guillermo Ruiz
Email: [email protected]

Finance & Capital Markets:
Mariana Posse
Email: [email protected]

Insurance & Reinsurance:
Oscar Tutasara
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
Contact: Daniel Posse
Email: [email protected]

Natural Resources & Energy:
Contact: Alvaro Jose Rodriguez
Email: [email protected]

International Commerce:
Contact: Juan David Barbosa
Email: [email protected]

Infrastructure & PPPs:
Contact: Alessia Abello
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate Development Projects & Trusts:
Contact: Andres Montoya
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
Helena Camargo
Email: [email protected]

Labour & Immigration:
Contact: Carolina Camacho
Email: carol[email protected]

International Work:

The majority of Posse Herrera Ruiz clients are multinationals, other foreign investors, and some of the largest Colombian corporations.

Relevant transactions that Posse Herrera Ruiz participated include the sale of 50% of VivaColombia, the country’s low-budget airline, by Grupo Bolivar; Itau-Corpbanca merger; the acquisition by Suramericana of the Colombian subsidiary of the Royal & Sun Alliance; the acquisition of JP Morgan SIG Holdings participation in Sura Asset Management; Porsche’s Colombia acquisition of assets from VAS Colombia; financing for the ‘4G’ road concessions; financing to Gran Tierra Energy International Holdings by a syndicate of six international banks, led by The Bank of Nova Scotia; Graña & Montero’s acquisition of a majority shareholding interest in Morelco; Alianza Fiduciaria’s acquisition of assets and contracts of Fiduciaria Fiducor; and in natural resources, the firm worked for Anadarko, the largest player in deep and ultra-deep water exploration, Conoco Phillips in unconventionals, exploration and production companies in the Hydrocarbons Agency bidding process, which have been acquired by larger players and in industry joint ventures, and several of the largest mining companies in the country, among others.

The firm also advises clients, included in the list below, in natural resources, infrastructure projects, road concessions, pipelines, multimodal transportation and ports, airports, railroads, refineries, retail, consumer products, pharma, banking and insurance, among others.

Adidas, ADM, AIG, Anadarko, AngloGold, Ashanti, Aon, Axa, Banco Davivienda, Bancolombia, Banmédica, Bimbo, BNP Pariba, Boeing, BofA/Merril Lynch, BTG Pactual, Cencosud, Cerromatoso/ South 32, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Coca-Cola Femsa, Compañía de Petróleos de Chile, ConocoPhillips, Corpbanca, Credit Suisse, ED & F Man/Carcafe, Darby, DHL, Diageo, Distoyota, Distribuidora Nissan, Dole, Ecopetrol, Embraer, Fujifilm, Fujitsu, GDF Suez, GE, Gemfields, IFC, Indra, Interoil, JMalucelli, JPMorgan, Kimberly-Clark, Lukoil, McKinsey, Mead Johnson, Mubadala, Nabors, Nokia, Nukor, Oil Tanking Colombia, P1 Energy, Parker Drilling, Pepsico, Pioneer Drilling, Porsche, Quiñenco, Refinería de Cartagena Reficar, Repsol, SAS Institute, Seguros Bolivar, Schlumberger, Shell, Skanska, Scotiabank, Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana, Syngenta, Termotasajero, Terpel, Toronto Dominion Bank, Toshiba Tec, Trafigura, Tyco, UPS, Vale, Verizon, Virgin Mobile and Yara.


  • Carrera 43ª # 1-50, Torre 3, Oficina 701,
  • Medellin,
  • Antioquia
  • Colombia
  • Carrera 53 No. 82-86 Oficina 413,
  • Barranquilla,
  • Atlántico
  • Colombia