Johanna Cajigas

Director / Colombia

Hydrocarbons Director, member of the Energy, Mining and Natural Resources team. Her professional practice focuses on the analysis of the regulation and legislation applicable to the supply, transport, wholesale and retail distribution of energy (natural gas, electric power, liquid fuels). She also has experience in the creation and implementation of structures and mechanisms for the acquisition, distribution and commercialization of this type of energy.​

Associate-to-watch Johanna Cajigas enters the rankings for the first time this year after eliciting strong praise from interviewees, with one reporting: "She has an in-depth knowledge of the oil and gas sector, as well as an excellent client service and a strong professionalism." Energy and Natural Resources

Work experience

  • 2018 - present Hydrocarbons Director

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2016 - 2018 Advisory

    Office of the Superintendence of Public Utilities

  • - 2016 Senior Associate

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2004 - 2007 Lawyer

    Efigas S.A E.S.P




Featured Cases



  • 2016 -

    Energy: Oil & Gas 2016

    - Chambers Global Practice Guides - Capitulo Colombia
  • June 2012 -

    Gas regulation 2012 Colombia

    - Getting the deal through Magazine
  • January 2010 -

    Tendencias Regulatorias del Gas Natural

    - Portafolio: Energy and Mining Special Ver publicación
  • March 2011 -

    Comercialización de gas natural: la incertidumbre del mercado

    - La República Ver publicación
  • 13 December, 2019 Colombia

    Ecopetrol subsidiary buys Colombian gas fields from Chevron

    Ver publicación


  • 2007 2008 Master's degree in public economic law Universidad de Paris 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne.

  • 2007 Specialization - Graduate program in public utilities Universidad Externado de Colombia

  • 2004 Lawyer Pontificia Universidad Javeriana




Academic activities

  • Activity -

    Specialization in Mining, Energy and Sustainable Development Law

    Profesor - Universidad de los Andes
  • Activity - to date

    Master’s in Economic Law and Energy Regulation., Mining and Oil and Gas Law, Mining and Energy Law, Regulation of Energy and Gas and Public Utilities Law

    Profesor - Universidad Externado de Colomba

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker SEMINAR COLOMBIA ENERGY INVESTMENT CLIMATE: "Investments in the Colombian gas sector" - International Energy Charter and Universidad Externado de Colombia Bogotá 2016