Juan Carlos Forero

Partner

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Colombia

Compliance, Criminal Law

Personal contact

Partner at PPU expert in Criminal Law.

Partner at PPU expert in Criminal Law. Juan Carlos is a renowned litigation attorney, with more than twenty years of experience in criminal law, with a focus on corporate criminal law. He is a pioneer in the handling of criminal matters related to the business sector. Doctor SUMMA CUM LAUDE in Law. Juan Carlos has a Law Degree from Universidad del Rosario. He also has a Post-graduate Degree in Criminal Law from Externado de Colombia University and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Law from Pompeu Fabra and Central Universities, in Barcelona. Former Dean of the Jurisprudence department at Universidad del Rosario de Bogotá. He has served as Attorney General of the Nation and Deputy Attorney General of the Nation. Has been Associate Judge of the Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice and of the Sectional Council of the Judiciary. Member of the Monitoring Commission for the Accusatory Penal System. Also he has advised the Ministry of the Interior and Justice in the reform and implementation of the accusatory criminal system and is member of the Comisión redactora del Código de Procedimiento Penal.

Education

MASTER'S DEGREE
Criminal Law
Universidades Pompeu Fabra y Central de Barcelona
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE
Criminal Law
Universidad Externado de Colombia
LAWYER
Law
Universidad del Rosario

Languages

Spanish, English

Work experience

2019 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2019
PARTNER
Forero Ramírez Abogados
DEAN OF THE JURISPRUDENCE FACULTY
Universidad del Rosario
ATTORNEY GENERAL OF COLOMBIA
Attorney General's Office
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL OF COLOMBIA
Attorney General's Office
ADVISER
Ministry of Justice
ADVISER
Ministry of Internal Affairs
ASSOCIATE JUDGE OF THE CRIMINAL DIVISION
Supreme Court of Justice and the Advisory Board of the Judiciary
DIRECTOR OF THE CRIMINAL LAW POSGRADUATE DEGREE
Universidad del Rosario
COURSE DIRECTOR
Universidad del Rosario

Publications

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Memberships

  • Member of the follow-up commission to the Criminal Accusatory System
  • Member of the Commission for the edition of the Criminal proceeding Code

Academic and Teaching Activities

    • Criminal Procedure
    • PROFESSOR - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
    • Theory of Crime
    • PROFESSOR - Universidad de Los Andes
    • Criminal Procedural Law
    • PROFESSOR - Universidad del Rosario
    • General Criminal Law
    • PROFESSOR - Universidad del Rosario