Liliana Rodriguez

Diretor Nacional, Colômbia


Liliana has more than 20 years of experience in Competition, Due Diligence, Anti-Money Laundering AML/CFT, and OFAC advising American, British, Chinese, Indian and Colombian firms. Maritime, Banking and Finance lawyer and arbitrator. Liliana is an alliance builder, a leader with superb track record and significant transactional experience in major finance and infrastructure agreements, including Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). She is an expert negotiator in international trade with the United States, the European Union, the European Free Trade Area and the Andean countries and has conducted research surrounding Technology and Privacy Law at UCLA Law and authored the research paper “Algorithms and Democracy”.



Previous employers

Liliana has worked with multilateral institutions, academia, law firms and government institutions.

Education and degrees

  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – Conducted research and authored “Algorithms and Democracy”. LL.M. Secured Transactions, International Arbitration. 
  • Queen Mary University of London, London, United Kingdom – LL.M. in Banking, Finance and International Arbitration 
  • University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom – LL.M. in Maritime, EU and International Trade 
  • University of Los AndesBogota D.C., Colombia – Master in Commercial Law (M&A, Antitrust, Competition, IP and International Transactions) LL.B. (J.D. equivalent) 
  • Additional areas of study: Economics, Finance and Accountancy

Certificates earned

  • Academy for International Business Officials (AIBO) – Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China 
  • “Seminar for Developing Countries on Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Clean Energy”  
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 
  • “UC Cybersecurity Awareness Fundamentals” 
  • USC Gould School of Law / JAMS Arbitration Institute 
  • “The Future of U.S.- China Commercial Dispute Resolution”

Prestigious awards/rankings/client reviews

  • Chamber of Commerce of Bogota – Arbitrator – Member of the Rosters of Finance and Commercial Law 
  • Solicitors Regulation Authority – Certificate of Eligibility – October 2013 
  • European Union – Alban Scholar 
  • Model WTO – 2004 
  • COLFUTURO Scholar 
  • Cherie Blair Foundation – Mentee


  • “Algorithms and Democracy” – Article published in “Portafolio” on September 24, 2020. 
  • “The Coalition for Apps Fairness” – Article published in “Portafolio” on October 12, 2020. 
  • “Foreign Investment in Colombia: Maverick at ICSID? Some thoughts on the impact that the Abaclat case may have on the Bilateral Investment Agreements (BITs)” – Comment published in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog in 2012. 
  • “Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trans-Atlantic Trade: Is this a U.S. strategy for a new WTO?” – Article published in Legiscomex on October 10, 2013. 
  • “United Kingdom and Colombia: A relationship of Trade and Investment” – Article published in Legiscomex on July 15, 2013. 
  • “The Revaluation in Colombia: Is this a side effect of the quantitative easing policy in the US?”  Article published in Legiscomex on June 1, 2014 
  • Dissertation “Free Trade between Colombia and the European Union” 
  • Alban Scholarship for Latin American Students – European Union 2003. 

Idiomas falados

English and Spanish

Áreas de atuação

  • Commercial
  • Proteção de dados
  • Banking Finance
  • Resolução de disputas
  • Information Technology
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade
  • Competition Law
  • Maritime Law

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