Sandra Manrique

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Energy, Mining and Natural Resources
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner at PPU expert in the energy, oil and gas sector. She has advised important clients in matters related to the laws governing energy products and public utilities, and on various corporate and labor issues. She was an advisor to Ecopetrol, Vitol, Mansarovar, Isagen, AngloGold Ashanti and other players.

Department head Sandra Manrique enjoys a stellar reputation within this field, particularly on hydrocarbons issues, where she is recognized as "one of the most knowledgeable lawyers." A client states: "She is the expert," while another client considers her "the leader." Peers also endorse her, describing her as "exceptional." Chambers and Partners – Energy and Natural Resources

Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2012 - 2014 Partner


  • 2005 - 2012 Associate


  • 2003 - 2005 Legal Director


  • - Legal Director

    Gas Gombel S.A. E.S.P. (distribuidor de gas licuado de petróleo)

  • - Legal Director

    Gas del Risaralda S.A. E.S.P. (distribuidor de gas en el departamento de Risaralda)

  • - Lawyer

    Ministerio de Minas y Energía




Featured Cases

  • Cerro matoso S.A. Colombia 2016

    Legal advice in the structuring and drafting of the contracts required for a power generation project.

  • South32 Energy S.A.S E.S.P. Colombia 2017

    Legal advice to the client in: (i) the structuring of a gas and energy trading Company and (ii) the negotiation of a power supply contract.

  • CELSIA S.A. E.S.P. Colombia 2015

    Legal advice for the structuring and development of a renewable energy project.

  • Hocol S.A. - LEWIS ENERGY COLOMBIA INC Colombia 2015

    Legal advice in the structuring of contracts for the sale of natural gas to the Bullerengue and Bonga and Mamey fields.





  • 2009 Diploma Universoidad de los Andes and IESA Degree in Hydrocarbons International Management

  • 2004 Master Universidad Francisco Victoria, Madrid, España Magister Degree in Economic Law

  • 2002 Diploma Alberta School of Business, Edmonton, Canadá Diploma in Portfolio and Financial Risk Management in the Natural Gas Industry

  • 1999 lawyer Universidad Libre de Pereira Law Degree




Academic activities

  • Academic Activities - to date

    Teaching - Universidad de los Andes

Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker Retos y Perspectivas de los Proyectos de Energía Renovable en Colombia Bogotá Colombia 2017
  • Speaker Integración Regional para una Matriz de Energía Eléctrica Renovable Lima Perú 2017
  • Speaker Beneficios Tributarios para Energías Renovables en Colombia Amcham, Barranquilla / Oficinas PPU / Cámara Hispano Colombiana Colombia 2016