Mr Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa > Parra Rodríguez Abogados > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Parra Rodríguez Abogados
CARRERA 9 NO 74-08
BOGOTA, DC 110221

Work Department

Banking & finance, commercial law, international business law, mergers and acquisitions and aviation law.




Bernardo assists national and international clients in structured finance transactions, M&A operations, asset-based financing, cross-border transactions, aircraft financing under the Cape Town Convention and aviation law.

Bernardo is  currently a member of the legal panel and coordinator of the Colombian Contact Group of the Aviation Working Group.

Partner, Parra Rodríguez Abogados, from 1991.


Spanish and English.


LL.M.  in International Business Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England, (1988); School of Law, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá D.C., Colombia (Lawyer, 1986).

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Bernardo Rodríguez OssaParra Rodríguez Abogados

A ‘go-to firm in Colombia‘ for aviation finance, Parra Rodríguez Abogados specialises in advising aircraft companies, lessors and lenders on leasing, lending and debt capital markets transactions. Banking and finance head Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa has established an impressive reputation for his expertise in cross-border matters and has recently undertaken work for US-based Aircastle, Kuwait-headquartered ALAFCO and Ireland-headquartered Nordic Aviation Capital. The group also benefits from the experience of Augusto Figueroa Sierra, who covers a range of energy, investment and infrastructure-related matters, and senior associate César Barajas Ruiz, who ‘can anticipate cross-border issues‘.

Colombia > Corporate and M&A

Parra Rodríguez Abogados advises an impressive roster of multinational clients on their day-to-day corporate issues in Colombia, enjoying longstanding relationships with Essilor International, Knauf and United Airlines, among others. The firm also advises a mix of domestic and multinational clients on standalone transactional matters, with its membership of the Multilaw alliance standing as an a key asset in cross-border M&A. Aviation specialist Bernardo Rodríguez Ossa   co-heads the group together with practice director Daniela Martínez Silva , who is recommended for her focus on international business transactions. Álvaro Parra , whose practice spans tax, corporate and commercial law, is also recommended. In December 2021, associate Roberta Gentile left to establish new boutique, Naro Legal.