Ms María Lucía Posada > Posse Herrera Ruiz > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Posse Herrera Ruiz
CRA 7 NO 71-52

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María Lucía Posada is a partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. Her professional practice focuses on Dispute


She has more than 17 years of experience in litigation related to commercial law and administrative litigation, as well as in constitutional actions. María Lucía also has experience in national arbitration proceedings.

The main clients with whom she has recently work and who handle some of her most complex cases are Cencosud, CEPSA Colombia, Bancolombia, AngloGold, Cerro Matoso and Minesa. The quality of the work done and the service she provides obtain positive and constant feedback from customers. She recently won two very sensitive cases for two key clients of the firm, one of which could have involved his departure from Colombia, leaving more than 800 people unemployed.

Admitted to practice law in Colombia since 2000.


English, Spanish


  • Universidad Complutense LL.M., 2005 Madrid, Spain.
  • Universidad de la Sabana Graduate Studies in Insurance and Social Security 2000 Bogota, Colombia.
  • Universidad de la Sabana J.D., 2000 Bogota, Colombia.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Dispute resolution > Litigation

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).