Santiago Cruz

Lawyer

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Colombia

Dispute Resolution

Personal contact

Principal Associate of the Dispute Resolution team. His practice focuses on international and domestic arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. He has experience in matters related to engineering and construction, oil and gas, mining, sale and distribution of goods, technology and social media, among others. He has participated in commercial arbitration proceedings as counsel, arbitrator and as administrative secretary under the rules of different arbitral institutions, including ICC and the Arbitration Centre of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota. He is an arbitrator of the Arbitration Centers of the Colombian Superintendence of Companies, and the Cali and Bucaramanga Chambers of Commerce. Also, he is a secretary of the Arbitration Center of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce. He is an official translator and interpreter English-Spanish certified by the Colombian Government. Distinguished by Chambers & Partners as “Associate to Watch” 2023, by The Legal 500 as “Rising Star” 2022 and by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) as “Approved Litigation Private Practitioner” for 4 consecutive years since 2019.


Education

2020
DIPLOMA
Specialized in training for administrative secretaries of arbitral tribunals
Chamber of Commerce of Bogota
2015
MASTER'S DEGREE
LLM in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution (Degree with merit)
Queen Mary University of London - Centre for Commercial Law Studies
2012
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE
Constitutional Law
Universidad del Rosario
2009
LAWYER
Law
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Work experience

2016 - CURRENTLY
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
2015 - 2016
FOREIGN ASSOCIATE
Uría Menéndez Abogados, S.L.P.
2009 - 2014
ASSOCIATE
Prietocarrizosa

Publications

Santiago Cruz
“El incentivo en acciones populares sí está derogado”.
SEPTEMBER 2011
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Algunas preocupaciones sobre el proyecto de ley del código general del proceso”.
FEBRUARY 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"Baranda"
JANUARY 2014
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"Dientes para la Acción de Tutela"
AGOSTO 2014
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"Evite los pactos arbitrales patológicos"
FEBRUARY 2017
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"Abecé del Arbitraje de Inversión (I)."
AGOSTO 2017
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"Abecé del Arbitraje de Inversión (II)."
AGOSTO 2017
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Mecanismo Eventual de Revisión: Interrogantes”.
FEBRUARY 2013
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"¿Qué es la tutela y para qué sirve?”
MAY 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - Diario del Huila

Santiago Cruz
“Un injustificado nuevo deber para las partes”
MARCH 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Cláusulas arbitrales escalonadas en Colombia: ¿se reabre el debate?”
NOVEMBER 2017
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - Ámbito Jurídico

Santiago Cruz
“Mecanismo Eventual de Revisión: Interrogantes”.
FEBRUARY 2013
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"¿Qué es la tutela y para qué sirve?”
MAY 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - Diario del Huila

Santiago Cruz
“Precedente judicial: recientes posturas contrapuestas”
APRIL 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Un injustificado nuevo deber para las partes”
MARCH 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Cláusulas arbitrales escalonadas en Colombia: ¿se reabre el debate?”
NOVEMBER 2017
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - Ámbito Jurídico

Santiago Cruz
“El precedente judicial según la jurisdicción que lo aplique"
OCTOBER 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Mecanismo Eventual de Revisión: Interrogantes”.
FEBRUARY 2013
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
"¿Qué es la tutela y para qué sirve?”
MAY 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - Diario del Huila

Santiago Cruz
“Precedente judicial: recientes posturas contrapuestas”
APRIL 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
“Un injustificado nuevo deber para las partes”
MARCH 2012
Colombia

Santiago Cruz Mantilla - La República

Santiago Cruz
PPU represented Alpha Capital in Alpha Latam reorganization
12 SEPTEMBER, 2022
Colombia
Santiago Cruz
PPU assists Alpha Capital and Vive Créditos Kusida in $94m sale to CFG Partners
21 FEBRUARY, 2022
Colombia
Santiago Cruz
Avianca Holdings’ $1.5 Billion DIP Financing
12 NOVEMBER, 2020
Colombia

Academic and Teaching Activities

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Associate-to-watch Santiago Cruz joins the rankings this year after receiving praise from market commentators for his work in the Colombian dispute resolution arena. A respondent states: Santiago Cruz is a strong communicator and his knowledge of the law is impressive. He examines all perspectives and leaves no stone unturned.” Chambers & Partners, 2023.