Partner Profile

Claudia Barrero

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia)

Colombia

LL 250

Biography

Practice areas: Corporate / M&A, banking, finance and capital markets, private clients.

Professional memberships: First non-American to chair the board of SCG Legal, United States (2014), main member of the board of SCG Legal, United States (2011-2016), Member of the board of financial institutions and domestic companies, Family Firm Institute, United States since 2016. Scholarship Officer of the Women Lawyers Interest Group, IBA (2018–2019).

Career: Expert in mergers and acquisitions of listed companies, with extensive experience in capital markets, infrastructure projects and corporate governance matters. She has advised important clients on IPOs and debt issues, as well as to several Colombian and international clients in matters such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions and all related corporate governance aspects. She has advised the Colombian government in various privatisation processes, especially in the energy sector.

Education: Lawyer, Universidad Externado de Colombia, (1992). Postgraduate degree in commercial law, Universidad de los Andes (1994). LLM (1996). Cesa-Incolda-Bolsa de Valores de Colombia, Stock Market Operations Course (2003).

Languages: Spanish and English.

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