Juan Carlos Rocha

Partner

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Colombia

Corporate / M&A, Real Estate

Personal contact

Juan Carlos Rocha

Top-tier practitioner Juan Carlos Rocha is unanimously acclaimed by interviewees for being a frontrunner in the Colombian real estate arena. He is regularly sought out by clients to advise on a wide range of matters, encompassing urban planning, negotiation of contracts and acquisition of real estate assets. “Juan Carlos Rocha has provided excellent legal support during the processes we have been able to work on together. He is able to assess risks and provide solutions when complex matters arise”. Real Estate, Chambers and Partners, Latin America.

Partner at PPU and Colombia’s Office Director expert in Corporate/M&A and Real Estate. He is a recognized expert in real estate matters, according to the most prestigious publications, and has represented Colombian and international clients on corporate, commercial and real estate matters, concerning important projects in Colombia. Juan Carlos was in charge of the coordination of the entire expansion plan of Carrefour in Colombia, including the acquisition and implementation of stores, malls, commercial premises and fuelling stations. He was also in charge of the structuring, commercialization and implementation of the Santafé Mall in Bogotá, Santafé in Medellín, Multicentro Cúcuta and the Santa Ana Mall in Bogotá, and is currently advising, among others, the expansion plans of the Parque Arauco, Drummond Ltd., Anglo Gold Ashanti, Gramalote Limited, and other companies dedicated to urban, rural and agro-industry real estate projects.​

Education

1991
DIPLOMA
Public International Law and American Legal System
Harvard University Extension School
1990
POSGRADUATE DEGREE
Civil Law
Université de Paris II La Sorbonne
1989
LAWYER
Law
Universidad del Rosario

Work experience

2021 - CURRENTLY
COLOMBIA'S OFFICE DIRECTOR
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2015 - CURRENTLY
PARTNER
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
1997 - 2014
PARTNER
Prietocarrizosa
1992 - 1997
ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa

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Memberships

  • Secretary of the Latin American Regional Forum (LARF) (2015).
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA) (1999 – 2015).