Pilar Giraldo Leon

Pilar Giraldo Leon

Associate Bogotá, Colombia

Pilar is an Associate in Kennedys’ Bogotá office.

She holds a postgraduate degree in commercial law and provides advice on insurance matters and also corporate and commercial law.

Pilar is experienced in providing advice to insurance and reinsurance companies on coverage, policy drafting, transportation matters, negotiation and contracts. She has also provided advice to the oil and gas industry.

She has advised international companies on expanding their business in Colombia as well as on coverage matters. She has provided advice on launching new products in the Colombian insurance market, and has also provided help and support in drafting the associated documentation.

Pilar is experienced in handling litigation and other proceedings before Colombian governmental entities in civil, commercial, administrative and tax matters. In addition, she has experience in resolving commercial and insurance disputes through litigation and settlements.

Work highlights

  • Revised and adapted a cyber risk insurance policy. This was only the third product of its kind in the Colombian market.
  • Drafted and revised documents including policy wordings in relation to four international health insurance products.
  • Provided coverage advice to reinsurance companies.
  • Advised reinsurance companies on the expansion of their business in Colombia.