Javier Valle

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Infrastructure and Projects - Energy, Mining and Natural Resources - Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Languages / English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Catalan

Partner at Uría Menéndez and foreign consultant in PPU. Expert in M&A, energy, banking, financing and project finance. He has advised important clients on the sale and purchase of industrial and service companies, on the development, acquisition and sale of projects, in capital markets transactions, and in structured, project, corporate and acquisition finance matters. Until April 2015 he headed the Corporate and Commercial Practice in the Barcelona office of Uría Menéndez and prior to that was head of the São Paulo office (2003-2007).


Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Consultant

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2002 - a la actualidad Partner

    Uría Menéndez

  • 2003 - 2007 Commercial Area Director

    Uría Menéndez - São Paulo Office




Featured Cases

  • Citibank NA y Cititrust Colombia 2016

    Legal advice to the clients in their capacities as Colaterall Agent, Intercreditor Agent and Administratrive Agent in the Coastal Concessions Cartagena Barranquilla, Alto Magdalena, Connection North, Pacifico II, Pacifico III, Route to the Sea and Covioriente, among others.

  • Procaps Colombia 2016

    Legal advice to this pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Baranquilla in cases of financial and banking, corporate, real estate and tax law.

  • WEWORK Colombia 2015

    Legal advice in relation to various leasing contracts for buildings in Bogotá and Medellín.

  • ENCE Energía y Celulosa, S.A. Colombia 2015

    Legal advice to the client in a joint venture agreement with Valorem (Santo Domingo group) for the promotion and exploitation of renewable energy generation projects in Colombia.



  • January



  • 1988 Lawyer Universdad de Barcelona Derecho



  • Member of the Lawyers School in Barcelona
  • President of the Business Law Section at the Lawyers School in Barcelona (2015).

Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - 2014

    Professor Commercial Law

    Teaching - Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Commercial Law