Liliana has gained over 20 years of experience as a highly qualified solicitor, and currently is a Partner at a top global law firm: Clyde & Co. She has an impressive number of qualifications and credentials, including being dual-qualified lawyer (England and Wales and Republic of Colombia) and international arbitrator. She is known as a leading lawyer in the international commercial arbitration space and her expertise in this area and wealth of knowledge allows her to know how take on and manage highly complex, multi-jurisdictional cases and offer a personable service to clients. Her arbitration experience extends to the use of the most important arbitration rules, including the LCIA and ICC.
She has advised in public and private international law disputes and a significant number of international commercial arbitrations. In addition, she has been appointed as a sole arbitrator and advise clients in dispute resolution through negotiations and mediation.
Liliana not only has experience in arbitration but also as reinsurance counsel across a wide variety of sectors and has accumulated an incredible in-depth knowledge and expertise along the way which is reflected in the successful outcome achieved for her clients in high-profile cases involving multiple jurisdictions around the world, from Latin America and the Far East and Central Asia to the Middle East. Liliana's experience includes acting for (re)insurers and (re)insureds in complex court and international arbitration proceedings as well as acting as coverage and monitoring counsel. She is praised by international reinsurance market players as having leading technical expertise in this field. In particular, her work is accoladed by clients as offering a perfect combination of technical legal skills, commercial awareness and a deep understanding of the cultural aspects of the jurisdictions in which they operate and/or have commercial interests, allowing her to deliver legal services of the highest quality. Her dual qualifications also enable her to manage cases and disputes from an experienced perspective.
Her name is also highly recognised amongst her peers and she is at the forefront of key issues pervading the legal world (including ethnic and gender diversity) helping to break the glass ceiling and encourage change. She is regularly invited as a speaker and/or moderator in panel discussions at major international conferences.