Felipe Cuberos

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Corporate / M&A - Real Estate - Dispute Resolution
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner at PPU expert in Corporate matters and commerce-related proceedings (arbitration and insolvency). He has advised important clients in structuring and implementing new businesses, joint ventures, corporate matters, commercial contracts, corporate reorganizations and foreign investments. In the last years he has advised 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.

Felipe Cuberos is recommended by clients for corporate matters, with one interviewee highlighting that "Felipe clarifies and explains things well," before noting: "I am very satisfied with his work." Cuberos also co-heads the department and is recognized in the market for his transactional skills. Chambers and Partners – Corporate / M&A

Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2008 - 2014 Partner


  • 2000 - 2007 Associate


  • 1998 - 2000 Director of private law

    Fundación Social group of companies

  • 1993 - 1997 Partner

    Cuberos y Cía. Consultores Asociados

  • 1993 - 1994 Legal secretary

    Fiducomercio S.A. (a trust entity)




Featured Cases

  • SBA Torres Colombia 2018

    Counsel to SBA Torres on the indirect acquisition of 156 communication towers.

  • Caracol Televisión Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Caracol in the acquisition of a 25% stake in Eucol.

  • Grupo Danone Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Danone group in the sell of 51% of Danone's stock in a Colombian entity for the production of dairy products to Alquería.

  • IAMSA Colombia 2016

    Counsel for Viva Sudamérica S.A. de CV (IAMSA) in the sale of its oustanding stake in Fast Colombia S.A.S. (VivaColombia) to I.A. Viva Colombia S.L. (Irelandia).



  • 2017

    "Actions prior to a formal proceeding" Restructuring, Latin Lawyer- 2017



  • 1998 Master Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London Commercial Law

  • 1994 Diplomat Tokio, Japón JICA fellowship for Private Sector Middle Management for Pacific Cooperation

  • 1994 Specialist Universidad de los Andes/Colombia Commercial Law Degree

  • 1992 Specialist Pontificia Universidad Javeriana/Colombia Law



  • Director of private law, Fundación Social group of companies, 1998 - 2000
  • Partner Cuberos y Cía. Consultores Asociados 1993 - 1997
  • Legal secretary, Fiducomercio S.A. (a trust entity) 1993 - 1994

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Specialization Program in Commercial Law

    Director - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Commercial Contracts

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
  • Academic Activities - to date

    Lecturer on Commercial Law, Contracts and Corporate Law

    Teaching - Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Universidad del Rosario

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Dispute Resolution Event, Infrastructure Area PPU - Bogotá Colombia 2016
  • Speaker Responsibilities of the Directors of Companies Seminar Edificio Falabella - Bogotá Colombia 2016
  • Speaker ProChile Meeting - Entrepreneurs entering the country PPU - Bogotá Colombia 2016