David Ricardo Sotomonte Mujica


David Ricardo Sotomonte Mujica graduated from Law at the Externado de Colombia University, where he also specialized in Business Law. He earned a Master in Legal Practice (MAJ) at the Instituto de Empresa de Madrid (Spain) and an LLM  in Commercial Law at the Glasgow and Strathclyde University (UK).

David Ricardo is an Undergraduate and Postgraduate Professor of Commercial and Insolvency Law at the Externado de Colombia University. He is also the head of E-Mercatoria, the journal of the Department of Commercial Law of the same university. He has also served as Magistrate’s Assistant at the Supreme Court of Justice of Colombia and Coordinator of the Insolvency Group at the Superintendence of Companies.

For more than twenty years, David Ricardo has been widely recognized as one of the leading bankruptcy attorneys in Colombia. He has played a pivotal role in the largest and most complex restructurings in Colombia and this significant track record has made him a go-to lawyer for clients involved in the toughest and most challenging of bankruptcies.

A respected authority on restructuring, David is a prolific academic and author on related topics, such as cross-border insolvency, liquidation plans, and alternative dispute resolution procedures.

Leading lawyers and practitioners seek his opinion regarding restructuring issues of national interest and their impact on the rehabilitation strategies of companies in distress.


Senior/Founding Partner
Saúl is the Founding Partner. He is well known as a leading attorney in Corporate and Insolvency Law who can offer clients both the benefit of over 45 years’ experience as a legal practitioner and academic and a strong track record of undertaking and delivering on complex cases. 

Maximiliano graduated from Law at the Externado de Colombia University and specialized in Financial and Capital Markets Regulation and earned an LLM in International Business Law at the University of London, Queen Mary College (UK).

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