Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas in Colombia has appointed Alejandra Bonilla and Pablo Jaramillo as partners.
Alejandra Bonilla has nearly 20 years’ experience as legal advisor in complex transactions in different jurisdictions, including Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Central America, and Guyana.
She has an outstanding track record in the energy and oil & gas sectors, as well as in practices like financing and M&A.
She has advised on the restructuring of companies in the oil & gas sector, on the consolidation of companies, and on the construction and financing of infrastructure. She has worked as in-house counsel, more recently as legal vice-president in Frontera Energy Corp and previously with BP, as well as an external counsel at an international law firm.
Prior to joining Dentons, Pedro Jaramillo worked for an international firm and served in the public sector as assistant judge for the Constitutional Court.
Jaramillo is experienced in project structuring, project finance, and project development in various transport sectors and power generation facilities in Colombia and in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
He has also advised international financing entities in financial closings and routinely works on M&A and asset acquisition processes in highly regulated industries in the region.
Commenting on the two appointments, Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas managing partner Bernardo Cárdenas said: “The breadth of experience in their respective areas is a true asset for the firm, and their appointment a testament to our commitment to serve our clients with exceptional talent.”
Located in Bogotá, Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas is one of Colombia's largest law firms, with more than 100 lawyers and professionals, offering clients high-quality legal services and business solutions across Latin America and beyond.