Ms Erika Serrano > Posse Herrera Ruiz > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Posse Herrera Ruiz
CRA 7 NO 71-52
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Work Department

Energy & Natural Resources / Environmental Law


Erika Serrano is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her practice focuses on Natural Resources and Environmental Law.


Erika has more than 12 years of experience working on environmental issues in the public and private sectors. Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she was an associate attorney for a law firm in Santiago de Chile and Bogotá, environmental legal advisor for a company in the environmental sanitation sector, and consultant at the District Secretary for the Environment and the Special Administrative Unit of National Natural Parks of Colombia.

She has extensive experience in environmental permissive and sanctioning processes, as well as in the management and handling of controlled chemical substances. She is a lawyer from the Universidad del Rosario, has a specialization in Environmental Law from the same University, and a Master’s in Environmental Law from the Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom).


She speaks Spanish and English.


  • Queen Mary University of London, Master in Environmental Law, (2018). London, United Kingdom
  • Universidad del Rosario, Specialist in Environmental Law, (2013). Bogotá, Colombia
  • Universidad del Rosario, Lawyer, (2012). Bogotá, Colombia

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Environment

(Next Generation Partners)

Erika SerranoPosse Herrera Ruiz

Posse Herrera Ruiz has a strong record in obtaining authorisations and permits for clients before environmental agencies, with a focus on companies operating in the energy and natural resources, agribusiness, retail and real estate sectors. Among its other practice strong-suits, the group is also well placed to advise on transaction-related matters, where it can team up with the firm’s energy and corporate partners. The department is led jointly by natural resources and energy specialist Alvaro José Rodríguez, who combines strength in regulatory and transactional work, and newly promoted director (July 2023) Erika Serrano, who is noted for her experience in environmental permitting and sanctioning processes. Since publication, Serrano has been raised to the partnership – effective as of March 2024.