Managing partner: Jaime Herrera

Senior partners: Jaime Herrera, Daniel Posse, Mariana Posse, Juan Guillermo Ruiz, José Alejandro Torres, Álvaro José Rodríguez

Number of partners worldwide: 20
Number of lawyers worldwide: 130+

Latin America offices

BOGOTÁ (Main office)
Carrera 7# 71-52, Torre A, Piso 5
Tel: +57 1 3257300 Fax: +57 1 3257313
Carrera 43A # 1 – 50 Torre
Oficina 864 8th Piso, San Fernando Plaza
Tel: +57 4 4488435
Carrera 53 # 82 – 86
4to Piso
Tel: +57 5 3112140
Email: phr@phrlegal.com
Website: www.phrlegal.com

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.

Main areas of practice

Competition Law:
Contact: jorge.delosrios@phrlegal.com

Intellectual Property:
Contact: helena.camargo@phrlegal.com

Contact: oscar.tutasaura@phrlegal.com

Labour and Immigration:

Corporate Law:
Contact: ernesto.cavelier@phrlegal.com

Mergers and Acquisitions:
Contact: jaime.herrera@phrlegal.com

Dispute Resolution:
Contact: daniel.posse@phrlegal.com

Natural Resources and Energy Law - Mining:
Contact: alvaro.rodriguez@phrlegal.com

Environmental Law:
Contact: alvaro.rodriguez@phrlegal.com

Real Estate, Urbanism and Agribusiness:
Contact: andres.montoya@phrlegal.com

Finance Law and Capital Markets:
Contact: mariana.posse@phrlegal.com

Tax Planning and International Trade:
Contact: juanguillermo.ruiz@phrlegal.com

Infrastructure and Public Law:
Contact: josealejandro.torres@phrlegal.com

White-collar Crime
Contact: daniel.posse@phrlegal.com

Insurance and Reinsurance:
Contact: oscar.tutasaura@phrlegal.com



International work

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

Relevant transactions in which Posse Herrera Ruiz has participated include Smurfit Kappa Group's acquisition of the minority shares of Cartón de Colombia SA; Andean Cacao's transfer to Andean Cacao AG. of a majority stake in Bacao SAS; IFC's Share Sale Agreement entered into with Alquería; Compañía de Seguros Bolívar SA, Inversora Anagrama Inveranagrama SAS, Inversiones Financieras Bolívar SAS, Grupo Bolívar SA, Seguros Comerciales Bolívar SA and Capitalizadora Bolívar SA, as buyers, in the purchase of a minority participation of Banco Davivienda; Agrícola el Retiro, Agrícola Santamaría, CMA Terminals, CI Tropical, CI Unión de Bananeros de Urabá, PIO and Sociedad de Comercialización Internacional Banafrut's investment agreement pursuant to which the parties will develop a multipurpose port terminal located in Bahía Colombia; Portland Private Equity's acquisition of a stake in online grocery shopping platform Merqueo; Elis' structuring of the purchase of the shares of Lavanderia Industrial Metropolitana SAS; Saint-Gobain's structuring of the joint venture with Tecnoglass; BTG PACTUAL and Inverlink's structuring of the joint venture that will manage the real estate collective investment fund “BTG Pactual Rentas Inmobiliarias”; Grupo Aúna in Colombia's acquisition of a 97.3% stake in Promotora Médica Las Americas; QBCo's acquisition of certain assets and operations of Productos Pecolina Ltda; Australis Partners Advisors's acquisition of a 50% stake in Alianza Fiduciaria SA and Alianza Valores Comisionista de Bolsa S.A. and Bogotá Capital District and Grupo Energía Bogotá's offer and sale of a 10.6% of the GEB shares owned by Bogotá Capital District; among others.

The firm also advises clients, included in the list below, in the following industries: agro – industry and forestry; automotive; chemicals; energy and renewables; financial services; food and beverages; healthcare and pharmaceutical; hospitality and entertainment; infrastructure; insurance; logistics and transportation; mining; oil and gas; retail and technology, media and telecommunications.


Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, German.


Adidas, ADM, Anglo Gold Ashanti, Aon, Axa, Alpina, Banco Davivienda, Bancolombia, Banmédica, BNP Pariba, BofA/ Merril Lynch, BTG Pactual, Casa Editorial El Tiempo, Cencosud, Cerromatoso/South32, Cemex, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Coca-cola Femsa, Compañía de Petróleos de Chile, ConocoPhillips, Corpbanca, ED & F Man/Carcafe, Darby, DHL, Diageo, Distribuidora Nissan, Dole, Dunnhumby, Ecopetrol, Embraer, Fujifilm, Fujitsu, GDF Suez, GE, IFC, Google Colombia Limitada, Grupo Argos SA, Head Hunters International, Indra, JPMorgan, Jerónimo Martins Colombia SAS, Kramer electronics USA, Kimberly-Clark, Lukoil, Mead Johnson, Nabors, Pepsico, Nestle SA, Porsche, Productos Ramo SA, Quiñenco, Refinería de Cartagena Reficar, Repsol, Seguros Bolivar, Shell, Skanska, Scotiabank, Sony Colombia SA, Schneider Electric Industries, Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana, Syngenta, Termotasajero, Terpel, Team Foods Colombia SA, Toshiba Tec, Trafigura, Tyco, UPS, Unilever, Vale, Verizon and Yara.

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