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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Julio César González

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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Dispute Resolution




Julio César González focuses his practice on Dispute Resolution. He specializes on diverse matters related to procedural law, dispute resolution, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He has represented both national and international companies in litigious matters before Arbitration Tribunals and Colombian courts. Prior to joining the Firm, he was a Judge's Clerk in the Civil Chamber of the Superior Court of the Judicial District of Pereira (1997-2002). Chambers Latin America 2016 mentions:“ Julio César González is highlighted by clients for his professionalism and technical expertise. He has broad experience in a range of arbitration and litigation matters.”.


Spanish, English


He is a member of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and of the International Court of Arbitration in London. He is also member of the Young Lawyers Association from the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and of the ICDR Young & International from the American Arbitration Association.


University Humboldt of Berlin. International Commercial Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Program - 2004. University of East Anglia. Norwich, U.K. LLM in International Commercial and Business Law - 2004. Universidad Libre de Pereira. Law Degree – 1999.

Colombia: Dispute resolution


Within: Arbitration

Covering all stages and aspects of both domestic and international arbitration proceedings, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría represented two Colombian corporations in a $100m international arbitral dispute revolving around an allegedly breached complex EPC contract for a major energy project. Recourses are now pending. The team led by partners Héctor Hernández and Julio César González also defended a construction firm from an alleged breach of a promise-to-purchase agreement over the rights to invest in the construction and management of a hotel and a mall in the North of Colombia.

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Within: Leading individuals

Julio César González - Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Within: Litigation

Héctor Hernández and Julio César González co-lead Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría’s 17-strong practice, which is leading the litigation on behalf of two major mining companies of over 400 land restitution claims that involve mining and oil and gas concessions in different regions of Colombia. The team has obtained over 40 favourable decisions to date. The team also assisted a multinational construction company with reaching an amicable settlement in a dispute arising from a breach of contract with the subcontractor of a liquidated natural gas receiving, storage and regasification infrastructure. Drummond (Sucursal Colombia) and Vitol Colombia are also clients of the practice; senior associate and key team member Juan Mendoza is noted.

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