Claudia Barrero

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Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

Partner at PPU, her legal practice focuses on areas such as Corporate / M&A, Banking, Finance & Capital Markets and Private Clients. Claudia has ample experience with mergers and acquisitions of listed companies, and has extensive experience in capital markets, infrastructure projects and corporate governance matters. She has acted as adviser to issuers on IPO’s and debt issues, as well as to several Colombian and international clients in matters such as cross-border mergers and acquisitions and all related corporate governance aspects. She has also advised the Colombian government in various privatization processes, especially in the energy sector.

Claudia has a Law Degree from Universidad Externado de Colombia (1992), a Post-graduate degree in Commercial Law from Universidad de los Andes (1994), an LLM in International Business Legal Studies from University of Exeter (UK) (1996) and took the Stock Market Operations Course, Cesa-Incolda-Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (2003). She was the first non-American to chair the Board of SCG Legal, United States (2014), and is currently main member of the Board of SCG Legal, United States (2011-2016). She has been member of the board of financial institutions and domestic companies, she is professor of Capital Markets in many universities in Colombia. Claudia is member of the Family Firm Institute, United States since 2016, and she was recently appointed Scholarship Officer of the Women Lawyers Interest Group, IBA (2018-2019).

She was recognized by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards with the award for Best Corporate Lawyer of the Year in Latin America (2014) and was listed as one of the Inspiring Women in Law in Latin America, by Latin Lawyer (2013). The Colombian Stock Exchange recognized her for her continuous support and contribution to the development of the stock market in Colombia (2011) and was included in the list of lawyers “Top 20 under 40” by Latin Lawyer (2004). Claudia is LACCA approved since 2013 until 2018.


Corporate / M&A. Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Private Clients.

Tel. +57(1)3268600 ext. 1628

Spanish, English.

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