Raúl joined the firm in 2018 and works as a Senior Associate in the Corporate Law and M&A practices. He has more than 7 years of experience in the real sector and law firms, advising domestic and foreign companies in corporate and contractual matters.
Raúl is a graduate of the Universidad del Rosario (2011), with a Post Graduate Degree in Commercial Law (2013) and Corporate Law (2014) from the same university, and holds a master's degree in law (LLM) from the University of California, Los Angeles (2016). For his academic performance and career, he received a scholarship during (i) his undergraduate degree at the Universidad del Rosario, (ii) Post Graduate Degree in Commercial Law at the same university and (iii) LLM at UCLA.
Raúl worked for 4 years at Brigard Urrutia in the Corporate Team, where he advised domestic and foreign clients in corporate and contractual matters, mainly; in addition, he also served as an in-house lawyer in companies from different sectors of the economy (Grupo Trafigura, Bimbo and Grupo Manuelita). Subsequently, he worked for a year and a half at Sanofi, a French multinational in the pharmaceutical sector, where he served as Legal Business Partner on contractual, corporate, competition issues, among others.
Raúl has extensive experience in (i) drafting, reviewing, amending and negotiating civil and commercial contracts, (ii) the incorporation, spin-off, merger and liquidation of companies, appointments of administrators, capitalizations, capital decreases, drafting and review of minutes of corporate bodies, purchase & sale of shares and assets, (iii) due diligence processes for sale, purchase or financing transactions, (iv) M&A processes, and (v) the drafting of legal opinions.