Gabriela Mancero


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Professional Profile

Admitted to the bars of Ecuador and Colombia. Ll.M and PhD University of Cambridge (England). Gabriela has extensive experience in international transactions such as mergers and acquisitions and structuring complex contractual arrangements. She lectures and has published a number of books and articles on different areas of corporate / business law. Board Member of several associations and one of the leading corporate/M&A attorneys in Colombia according to the Chambers & Partners directory.

Academic Training

  • Law, Universidad Católica del Ecuador, 1994
  • Master of Law (LLM), Cambridge University, 1995
  • Validation of the law degree in Colombia, 1998
  • PhD in Law, Cambridge University, 2000
  • Deepening Course in Taxation, Javeriana University – CCB PriceWaterhouseCoopers, 2001
  • Translator and official interpreter, National University, 2009
  • Specialist Mining and Energy Law, Externado University of Colombia, 2011

Professional Experience

  • Peña Mancero Abogados, Co-founder, 2010 to date
  • Cavelier Abogados, Head Department of Business Law, 1997 – 2010
  • Bermeo & Bermeo Law Firm, Associate Attorney, 1990-1994

Teaching Experience – Externado University of Colombia

  • Research Group on Mining and Energy Law – Externado University of Colombia, 2010 to date.
  • Chair: Competition Law and Comparative Law in the Energy Sector – Externado University of Colombia, 2010 to date.
  • Chair: Corporate Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2010-2011.

Scholarships and Awards

Name Institution Date
Evan Lewis-Thomas (Ph.D) University Sidney Sussex College Cambridge 1996-1999
Chevening Award (Master) British Council Ecuador Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1995-1996
Chambers & Partners mergers and acquisitions Named one of the leading corporate law 2005-2017 2017

Board member

Colombian Mining and Oil Bar Association
Colombo-Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry