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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Santiago Cruz Mantilla

Santiago has been recognised as a Rising Star in Dispute Resolution in Colombia by The Legal 500. 


Santiago Cruz

After completing his course Santiago Cruz Mantilla (Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM, 2014) was seconded to Uría Menéndez's international arbitration team in Madrid, Spain, and then he re-joined Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero Du & Uría's (PPU) Dispute Resolution team in Bogotá, Colombia, where he is currently the principal associate. Santiago focuses his practice on international and domestic arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Also, Santiago is an arbitrator of some of the most relevant arbitration centres in Colombia.

Santiago said about this recognition: "I am thrilled with this honour and very grateful to clients and colleagues for their generous reviews. I also feel proud to be part of my team. This is the result of several years of hard work in my field of expertise. I take this as an invitation to continue practicing with passion and joy. I feel very lucky to have a profession that provides me with that."



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