Gabriela has vast experience within insurance and reinsurance law, particularly on the proper exercise of contractual rights arising from reinsurance contracts and its application in Colombia. She brings legal advice and litigation in the ordinary jurisdiction and arbitration, as well as extrajudicial dispute resolution. She also advises leading insurers and reinsurers on policy coverage.
She has been appointed in several significant of national relevance, where Liability Insurance, Contamination, Terrorism, D&O, Profesional Indemnity, Bankers Blanked Bond, Aviation, CAR/EAR and Equipment/Machinery Insurance, among others, were affected.
She has also experience in the areas of intellectual property, and litigation in commercial and civil law. She has been law adviser of local and international investors and business corporations as well as the biggest national and international insurance and reinsurance entities.
Gabriela belongs to the arbitrators panel (list A) at the Arbitration and Conciliation Center of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá. Thanks to her participation in an important number of arbitrations, as arbitrator or as Secretary appointed by the Tribunal she has a very significant experience in arbitration.
She also belongs to the Colombian Association of Insurance Law – ACOLDESE.
Partner Gabriela Monroy Torres is "deeply respected both nationally and internationally for her experience in insurance and reinsurance law." Interviewees go on to recognise her as deserving of her ranking and highlight her "strong relationships with the market and her skill in arbitration." Chambers and Partners UK 2016 Edition, Insurance, Latin America
"There is no doubt that partners Camila de la Torre and Gabriela Monroy Torres make an excellent team contributing to their firm's sterling reputation in reinsurance matters. Besides their work for reinsurance clients, the pair also dedicate approximately half of their time to acting independently as arbitrators and secretaries in arbitration proceedings." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Insurance, Latin America
Gabriela Monroy is recommended in:
For two consecutive years (2015 – 2016) Gabriela was included in the publication Power 50 of LatAm Insurance Review – LATAMIR highlighting her as one of the 50 prominent lawyers in the Latin American insurance market.
Legal 500, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Edition, “Leading lawyer” in the area of insurance, Colombia
Chambers and Partners Latin America, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Edition, “Ranked lawyer” in the band 1 insurance, Colombia