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Posse Herrera Ruiz

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 1ColombiaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Posse Herrera Ruiz maintains a front-running dispute resolution team, boasting significant experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation cases, as well as cross-border and domestic arbitration proceedings. Frequently retained by leading players in the infrastructure, energy and natural resources, and financial arenas to handle noteworthy and complex cases. Stellar team routinely deals with conflicts pertaining to breach of contract, especially in the construction and engineering arenas. Also advises on shareholder disputes and contentious insolvency matters. Qatar Airlines, Industria Militar and Primax Colombia count as new client wins.

Strengths

A client appreciates that "the service is provided by the main partner, who is attentive to everything," adding: "Posse Herrera Ruiz's work ethic is spotless and their quality extends to every member of the team."

A different observer reports: "Posse Herrera Ruiz's strategies are clear, precise and legally sound. They combine legal technique with commercial awareness perfectly."

Work highlights

Posse Herrera Ruiz acted as counsel to Consorcio CCC Ituango in an international arbitration proceeding against Empresas Públicas de Medellín, in relation to the collapse of a diversion tunnel system at the Ituango hydroelectric project.

Notable practitioners

An impressed interviewee describes Carolina Posada as "a genius," adding: "She has great analytical skills and a good ability to formulate very technical and solid legal strategies." A different interviewee lauds her for being "one of the most representative lawyers in the international arbitration community in Colombia, bringing with her unique technical and commercial skills."

The "creative" Daniel Posse "is part of a dream team at Posse Herrera Ruiz," a client says, adding: "He is able to completely turn around adverse situations, finding solutions by looking at all the different viewpoints in a case." Another interviewee points to his "experience handling complex litigation proceedings," as well as his "clear understanding of the issues," as key strengths. Daniel Posse also boasts a significant practice assisting clients with arbitration proceedings.

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Overview

Posse Herrera Ruiz has one of Colombia’s strongest dispute resolution practices, with trained and experienced lawyers, offering its clients service in all types of civil, commercial and administrative litigation, before national and international courts. 

The team has the ability and flexibility to handle cases in practically all areas of law, including contractual liability and torts with respect to private and public entities, insurance, class actions, collective actions, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, related to energy and natural resources, finance, competition law, infrastructure, environment, consumer law, public services and constitutional actions, among others.

The team is compossed of 18 attorneys, including 4 partners and associates with extraordinary experience, allowing us to handle complex cases.

The firm has successfully represented the interests of commercial banks, insurers, savings and loan institutions, investment banks, manufactures, utilities, distributors and service companies in a broad range of matters before national courts, as well as a large number of national and multinational companies in local and international arbitration. 

Lawyers have acted as local counsel and Colombian law experts in litigation before U.S. Courts involving Colombian interests or matters.

Members

Posada, Carolina

Posada, Maria Lucia

Posse, Daniel

Sierra, Pablo

Clients

AngloGold Ashanti

Archer Daniels Midland

Bancolombia

Cerro Matoso (South 32)

Fuji Heavy Industries

Indega (Femsa - Coca Cola)

Salini Impregilo

Syngenta

Industries

Aerospace & Defense

Automobile

Banks & Financial Institutions

Chemicals

Consumer Products

Energy & Natural Resources

Infrastructure & Construction

Insurance

Mining

Private Clients

Real Estate

Retail

Dispute Resolution

Posse Herrera Ruiz

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Location

Carrera 7 No 71- 52

Torre A, Piso 5

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Dispute Resolution


Carolina Posada
Band 2
Daniel Posse
Band 1