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Carolina Posada

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Posse Herrera Ruiz

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Dispute Resolution


Carolina Posada is a Partner at Posse, Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Dispute Resolution, dealing with Local and International Arbitration and Litigation.


She has had an active litigation practice, before civil and administrative courts, and has also acted as an attorney and secretary before several arbitration tribunals.

She has worked for local and international clients in insurance and reinsurance disputes, as well as contractual liability and torts.

Between 2000 and 2010 she served as professor on Introduction to Civil Law, Commercial and Financial Contracts, Securities Certificates, Economic Law and Procedural Law.

She has a J.D. from Universidad de la Sabana and postgraduate studies in ‘Responsibility and Indemnifiable Damage’ from Universidad Externado. 


She speaks Spanish and English.


• Universidad Externado de Colombia Postgraduate studies in Responsibility and Indemnifiable Damage, 2002 Bogota, Colombia. • Universidad de La Sabana J.D., 1997 Bogota, Colombia.

Colombia: Dispute resolution


Within: Arbitration

With a strong track record in construction arbitrations, Posse Herrera Ruiz continued to assist international law firm King & Spalding LLP in the cross-border ICC arbitration brought by Refinería de Cartagena (Reficar) against an American contractor for breach of an EPC contract for the $8bn construction and refurbishment of the refinery. The case is led by practice head Daniel Posse. María Lucía Posada is representing CEPSA, a Spanish oil and gas company, in a domestic arbitration filed by Termotécnica Coindustrial regarding a $12m breach of contract for the construction of oil and gas facilities. Carolina Posada is acting for the Brazilian and Colombian subsidiaries of Blau Farmaceutica in an international arbitration filed by previous minority shareholders of Blau Farmaceutica for an alleged rights infringement deriving from an alleged abuse of its dominant position in the payment of dividends.

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Within: Leading individuals

Carolina Posada - Posse Herrera Ruiz

Within: Litigation

Founding partner Daniel Posse, whose expertise in the field is ‘unrivalled’, co-leads Posse Herrera Ruiz’s 20-strong team along with Carolina Posada, who is ‘thorough, accurate, strategic, a true out-side-of the box thinker’. Clients point to proportionate costs, in terms of quality and results, the disposition of the four partners, attending directly the matters, and the integrity and ethics with which the cases are conducted. The practice undertakes corporate and commercial disputes, constitutional actions and administrative litigation. It is representing Toyota in a case against a former distributor, and Fundación Social in a case against its co-investors in a pharmaceutical project. Other matters include advising a mining company regarding a constitutional action that affects the viability of one of its projects and representing a multinational retailer regarding a regulatory fine. María Lucía Posada is also highly recommended; she is advising mining company South 32’s Cerro Matoso subsidiary on administrative proceedings that seek to annul enacted regulations which established the retroactivity of nickel royalty payments for the group’s Colombian mines. Pablo Enrique Sierra and Juan Pablo Bonilla are also noted.

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