Professional Notice

Posse Herrera Ruiz


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: 125+


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: [email protected]

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:

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Natural resources and energy Law – mining:

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Tax planning and international commerce:

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Finance and capital markets:

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Dispute resolution:

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Competition law:

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Infrastructure and PPPs:

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Real estate, urbanism and agribusiness:

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Labour and immigration:

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Intellectual property:

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Insurance and reinsurance:

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Environmental law:

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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 Quicorp’s global sale of its pharmacy chain to Peru’s InRetail; Seguros Bolivar’s joint venture with Bupa Global and Blue Cross Blue Shield Global; Nestlé’s acquisition of a 60 per cent stake in Terrafertil; Organización Terpel’s direct and indirect acquisition of ExxonMobil in Colombia; Cementos Argos’ sale of three self-generation energy assets in Colombia to Luz y Fuerza Colombia; International Finance Corporation (IFC) investment in Productos Naturales de la Sabana (Alquería); Jungheinreich’s acquisition of Agencia Alemana’s five subsidiaries; Compañía de Seguros de Vida’s sale of 100 per cent of the shares to Equivada Insurance Company; Assicurazioni Generali and Transocean Holding Corporation sale of their entire stake in Generali Colombia Seguros Generales and Generali Colombia Vida Compañía de Seguros to Talanx Group; Energizer Holdings Inc security antitrust approval for the acquisition of Spectrum Brands Holdings’ battery, chargers and portable lighting business in Colombia; Grupo Auna’s acquisition of a 97.3 per cent stake in Promotora Médica Las Americas; Australis’s acquisition of a 50 per cent stake in Alianza Fiduciaria; Banco Davivienda, Banco de Occidente and Banco de Bogotá’s loan to APP GICA to support a portion of the 4G toll-road concession highway in Colombia; BTG Pactual and Inverlink’s structuring of the joint venture that will manage the real estate collective investment fund and QBCO’s acquisition of certain assets and operations of Productos Pecolina.

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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