Ms Carolina Posada > Posse Herrera Ruiz > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Posse Herrera Ruiz
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Work Department

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Insurance

Posse Herrera Ruiz‘s insurance practice balances its contentious and advisory activity for major national and international companies, with acting on behalf of insurers and reinsurers before regulators and offering counsel on compliance and mergers. Oscar Tutasaura, also a co-head of the corporate and M&A practice, and litigator Carolina Posada -who has broad expertise in insurance contractual responsibility and damages- lead the six-strong team. Counsel Diana Salazar divides her practice between mining and insurance matters – on the latter front handling coverage, claims, policy redaction and coverage auditing, among other matters. The practice is particularly active across the banking, finance, mining, and construction sectors.

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Litigation

(Leading individuals)

Carolina PosadaPosse Herrera Ruiz

According to clients, Posse Herrera Ruiz is distinguished through its partner dedication, depth of quality and comprehensive support of the full-service firm’s other departments. Fielding three expert partners, the 17-strong practice is led by founding partner Daniel Posse, a reputed litigator and arbitrator, and Carolina Posada, who also has extensive experience at all levels of civil and administrative courts, where she advises clients from a diverse range of industries. Pablo Enrique Sierra specialises in collection actions, constitutional actions, regulation and damage estimation, contractual liability, and tort matters. In a key highlight the three partners teamed up to represent Bancolombia in an action to nullify an arbitration tribunal ruling regarding the financing for the construction of a toll road. Senior associate Juan Pablo Bonilla brings relevant support; however, former head of the public law practice, María Lucía Posada who also acted on contentious matters, left the firm in July 2020. Since publication Bonilla has been raised to the partnership (effective: April 2021).

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Carolina PosadaPosse Herrera Ruiz

Posse Herrera Ruiz renders advice on a steady stream of domestic and international arbitration, as well as remedial advice, to national and international clients from diverse sectors.  Well known litigator and practice head Daniel Posse also has noteworthy experience in domestic and international arbitration, as both arbitrator and party counsel. Posse’s recent caseload includes successfully leading representation of Constructora Ariguani in a $42m cases against Conalvías. Lauded for the effectiveness of her strategies, fellow co-head Carolina Posada recently advised EP Steel Trading on obtaining precautionary measures prior to an international arbitration tribunal to be held in Hong Kong; she also has extensive arbitral experience in the Chambers of Commerce of Bogotá, Cali and Medellín. Senior associate Estefanía Ponce, who returned to the firm after some five years in mid-2019, has extensive experience in commercial and investment arbitration; triple-qualified (Colombia, New York, Paris), she also has experience as an administrative secretary in arbitral tribunals under ICC and UNCITRAL rules. However, former head of the public law team, María Lucía Posada, who was also active in arbitral matters, left the firm as of July 2020.