Andrés Pinzón M.:

He studied at  Universidad Colegio Mayor de nuestra Señora del Rosario,  where he got his Degree in Law, Thesis passed with distinction, Bogota, Colombia, 1996. Universidad Colegio Mayor de nuestra Señora del Rosario Specialization in Administrative Law, Bogota, Colombia, 1997. Universidad Colegio Mayor de nuestra Señora del Rosario Master in Administrative Law, completed his courses in June 2010 with his Master’s Degree Thesis, Bogota, Colombia.

He has been Legal Director and Consultant for national and multinational companies in administrative and commercial law. Corporate lawyer at Carvajal S.A.; Legal Coordinator AgrEvo S.A., in-house lawyer at Nortel Networks, Senior Lawyer at Prieto & Carrizosa Abogados; Legal Director at Association of Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories (AFIDRO); attorney for the defendant in administrative lawsuit – class actions of companies such as DirectTV, Universidad del Rosario and Chevron, among other. Investment Banking Advisor for Solfin in legal due diligence and structuring of the sale of the State’s share in Centrales de Abastos de Bogota (Corabastos), Cucuta (Cenabastos), Bucaramanga (Centroabastos), Cali (Cavasa) and Barranquilla (Granabastos). Investment Banking Advisor for Equity Investment S.A. in legal due diligence and structuring and concession process of Saline Operation Centers of Zipaquirá, Nemocón, Upin and Galerazamba. Advisor in the organization of companies and multinationals’ branches such as Vanguard Logistics Services Colombia S.A., B&S Brands Colombia S.A. (a Venezuela-based Now Foods company); advisor in the organization of Bogota Connect corporation, advisor and legal representative in Colombia for Satélites Mexicanos S.A. de CV; external advisor for Universidad del Rosario, Buisystems, Xpress S.A., among other.

Practice Areas:

Administrative law; litigation, conciliation, mediation and alternative conflict settlement mechanisms; general procurement, state procurement, pharmaceutical law, intellectual property, telecommunications law, regulatory affairs, utilities, civil and commercial law.

Languages: Spanish: Native language, English: Fluent (oral, writing and reading).