Héctor Gustavo Ramírez

Partner / Colombia

Partner and Barranquilla’s Office Director, member of the Tax and International Trade team. His professional practice focuses on the tax structuring and implementation of numerous M&A deals involving parties from different jurisdictions and economic sectors. He has coordinated due diligence activities for the aforementioned transactions. Additionally, he has experience in M&A and the issuance of shares and bonds, both in Colombia and New York. He has successfully led the structuring and implementation of wealth planning for high profile families in Colombia. Héctor attends the day-to-day tax and corporate issues of numerous clients from diverse industries.​


Work experience

  • january 2022 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • december 2019 - january 2022 Barranquilla’s Office Director

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • october 2019 - present Principal Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2018 - 2019 Senior Associate

    Posse Herrera Ruiz

  • 2017 - 2018 International Lawyer

    Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton

  • 2010 - 2017 Senior Associate

    Posse Herrera Ruiz

  • 2009 - 2010 Avisory Lawyer

    National Planning Department




Featured Cases



  • 2017 Bogotá - Colombia

    Comments on the Strctural Tax Reform - Law 1819 of 2016

    Héctor Ramírez - Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Tributario
  • 2016 Bogotá - Colombia

    General Anti-Avoidance Clause

    Héctor Ramírez - Universidad Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario
  • 2014 Bogotá - Colombia

    Effects of the notion of Permanent Establishment in International Commerce

    Héctor Ramírez - Juan David Barbosa - Revista Impuestos (Legis)
  • 2014 Bogotá - Colombia

    Presumptive Income for Individuals. Effects of Colombian Tax Code ammendements

    Héctor Ramírez - Revista Impuestos (Legis)


  • 2017 Master of Laws Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) Law

  • 2015 Master in Administrative Law Universidad del Rosario Law

  • 2015 Specialist in Tax Law Universidad Externado Law

  • 2008 Lawyer Universidad del Rosario Law



  • Instituto Colombiano de Derecho Tributario
  • International Fiscal Association

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities 2021 -


    Master's Degree Profesor - Universidad de Los Andes
  • Academic Activities 2020 -

    Commercial Law

    Profesor - Universidad del Norte
  • Academic Activities 2011 - 2016

    Tax Law. Constitucional Principles of Taxation

    Specialization Profesor - Universidad de la Sabana
  • Academic Activities 2012 - 2013

    School of Law. Introduction to Civil Law

    Profesor - Universidad del Rosario

Seminars and Conferences

  • M&As in Latin America. A Tax perspective International BAR Association (IBA) México 2015
  • Reglas Anti-abuso en América Latina Colombia 2015
  • Entre otros, ICDT, Renta Pasiva bajo el Modelo de Convenio de Doble Tributación de la OCDE International Fiscal Association (IFA) Colombia 2014