Specialist in structuring, incorporating and managing businesses in Colombia; aviation law and overland transport; and consumer law (consultancy and litigation).
Before joining Cuatrecasas, Juan Fernando Puerta worked at a top-level national firm, was legal director of one of Colombia’s leading airline associations, and was part of the regulatory affairs group at Air Canada.
He was assistant lecturer of commercial law at Universidad Javeriana, as well as head lecturer on the university’s Diploma in Aviation Law and on its Diploma in Legal English.
Master of Laws (Air and Space Law)
McGill University, Montreal, 2019
Postgraduate studies in Transport Law
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Colombia, 2013
Postgraduate studies in Commercial Law
Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2012
Bachelor of Laws
Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2011
Leaders League in Aviation Law and Corporate and M&A.
Winner of Best Air Law Presentation award
Qatar Airways/McGill Rising Scholars in Air and Space Law Conference, Montreal, 2019