Julio César González

Partner / Colombia
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  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner at PPU expert in civil procedural law, domestic and international arbitration. He has advised important clients in diverse matters related to procedural law, dispute resolution, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He is Arbitrator of the Centers of Arbitration of the Chambers of Commerce of Medellin, Cali and Pereira.

Co-head of department Julio César González is highly rated by clients, with one source singling him out: "Julio César has very strong analytical capabilities and always gets to the bottom of the matter," adding that "he is stupendous and always available to the client," and concluding: "He is a high-quality trial lawyer." González regularly advises clients from the port services, energy and automotive industries. Dispute Resolution, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.

Work experience

  • 2015 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2014 - 2015 Partner


  • 2004 - 2014 Associate





Featured Cases

  • AngloGold Ashanti Colombia 2016

    Counsel to AngloGold Ashanti in different popular actions on the basis of a supposed threat to collective rights in relation to the concession contracts granted by the Colombian government to the client for the exploration and exploitation of a gold mine.

  • SACSA Colombia 2015

    Arbitration court in construction project in one of the most important airports in the country.

  • Inversiones Alesanti Colombia 2016

    Arbitration court in which fiduciary rights are disputed in real estate projects.

  • Alkhorayef Petroleum Colombia (branch of Alkhorayef Petroleum Company LLC). Colombia 2016

    Blackstone Energy Colombia S.A.S. sued Alkhorayef over the alleged unfair termination of an alleged commercial agency contract





  • 2004 Master University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K. LLM in International Commercial and Business Law

  • 1999 Lawyer Universidad Libre de Pereira Law



  • Member of the Spanish Arbitration Club (SAC).
  • Member of the London Court of International Arbitration, UK.
  • Arbitrator of the Centers of Arbitration of the Chambers of Commerce of Medellin, Cali and Pereira.

Academic activities

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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Hacia un Arbitraje más eficiente: el rol del Asesor In-house Lima Perú 2017
  • Speaker Dispute Resolution, Infrastructure Area PPU - Bogotá Colombia 2016