Felipe Cuberos

Partner

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Colombia

Corporate / M&A, Insolvency

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Corporate/M&A and Insolvency law. His professional practice focuses on corporate and contractual matters, and commercial proceedings (arbitration and insolvency). He has advised local and international clients structuring and implementing new businesses, joint ventures, corporate matters, commercial contracts, corporate reorganizations and foreign investments. In the last years, he has advised various corporate and M&A deals, having actively participated in the international expansion plans of clients such as Empresas Lipigas, SBA Torres and Synlab Group, among others. He has broad experience in dispute resolutions related to complex distribution transactions and corporate matters, and he is an arbitrator before the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota, and the arbitration court of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris.

Education

1998
MASTER'S DEGREE
Commercial Law
Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London
1994
DIPLOMA
JICA fellowship for Private Sector Middle Management for Pacific Cooperation
Tokyo, Japan
1994
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE
Commercial Law
Universidad de Los Andes
1992
LAWYER
Law
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana/Colombia

Work experience

2015 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2008 - 2014
PARTNER
Prietocarrizosa
2000 - 2007
ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa
1998 - 2000
DIRECTOR OF PRIVATE LAW
Grupo empresarial liderado por la Fundación Social
1993 - 1997
PARTNER
Cuberos y Cía. Consultores Asociados
1993 - 1994
LEGAL SECRETARY
Fiducomercio S.A.

Publications

Felipe Cuberos
"Actions prior to a formal proceeding" Restructuring, Latin Lawyer- 2017
2017
Colombia
Felipe Cuberos
PPU represented Alpha Capital in Alpha Latam reorganization
12 SEPTEMBER, 2022
Colombia
Felipe Cuberos
PPU assists Alpha Capital and Vive Créditos Kusida in $94m sale to CFG Partners
21 FEBRUARY, 2022
Colombia
Felipe Cuberos
Latam’s Warehouse Lease Agreements
3 NOVEMBER, 2020
Colombia
Felipe Cuberos
PPU and DLA Piper star in tech company purchase in Colombia
28 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Felipe Cuberos
Actions prior to a formal proceeding
6 FEBRUARY, 2019
Colombia
Felipe Cuberos
Flight simulator company signs Avianca training JV
3 JULY, 2018
Colombia

Academic and Teaching Activities

CURRENTLY
Postgraduate Degree Program in Commercial Law
DIRECTOR - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
CURRENTLY
Commercial Contracts
PROFESSOR - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
1995 - CURRENTLY
Lecturer on Commercial Law, Contracts and Corporate Law
PROFESSOR - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Universidad del Rosario

Felipe Cuberos boasts extensive experience advising clients on corporate mandates in Colombia. A client reports: “Felipe Cuberos is thorough in his analyses and provides clear arguments. It is easy to come up with ideas and alternatives with him.” Another referee says: “He has a remarkable knowledge of complex contractual matters.” Chambers & Partners, 2023.