Héctor Hernández

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Labor - Dispute Resolution
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Partner at PPU expert in Dispute Resolution. He has extensive experience in dispute resolution, civil and commercial litigation before the High Courts, national and International arbitral tribunals. His experience has contributed to the success of this area in PPU. His advice include litigation in commercial and contractual matters, oil and gas, infrastructure, construction and EPC, competition, intellectual property, labor and administrative, public services, taxes, media and entertainment law.

Clients regard department co-head Héctor Hernández as "a very good negotiator" and point out his extensive experience in the disputes field. Peers also endorse him, declaring: "He leads the cases and does a good job." Hernández routinely advises key clients of the firm on civil litigation and arbitration proceedings Chambers and Partners – Dispute Resolution
Department co-head Héctor Hernández is considered by clients to be "a very good negotiator." He is highlighted for his great labour litigation skills and leads some of the team's most relevant cases. Chambers and Partners – Labour and Employment

Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2007 - 2014 Partner


  • 1999 - 2006 Associate


  • 1990 - 1999 Partner

    Hernández Botero Abogados

  • 1988 - 1989 Associate attorney

    Raisbeck, Lara, Rodríguez & Rueda




Featured Cases

  • Promotora La Alborada Colombia 2016

    Legal assistance to Promotora La Alborada in the judicial proceeding initiated by a former independent contractor.

  • PROTISA COLOMBIA S.A. Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Protisa Colombia S.A. in the development of the process of collective bargaining with a union and the execution of the relevant agreement.





  • 1988 Lawyer Universidad del Rosario/Colombia Law



  • Member of the Labor Committee ANDI
  • Member of the Labor Committee Amcham.
  • Member of the Labor Attorneys School.
  • Arbitrator of the Arbitration Center of Fenalco.
  • Arbitrator of the Center of Arbitration of the Colombian Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of Colegio Español de Arbitraje.

Academic activities


Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Hacia un Arbitraje más eficiente: El Rol del Asesor In-house Lima Perú 2017
  • Speaker Dispute Resolution Event, Infratructure Area PPU - Bogotá Colombia 2016