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Lopez & Asociados Abogados

Work +57 1 340 6944
Bogota, Medellín

Alejandro Miguel Castellanos López

Work (571) 3406944
Lopez & Asociados Abogados

Work Department

Representation in Court and Litigation Area


Partner - Director of the Representation in Court and Litigation Area

Litigation attorney with ample experience in court proceedings before regular labor courts and contentious administrative courts


He specialises in implementing successful litigation strategies for labour related issues before the relevant courts in Colombia for both local and multinational companies. He is recognised for his handling of contentious mandates related to unions and collective bargaining. Has particular expertise handling labour-related litigation and arbitration cases. He has acted as arbitrator on several occasions at the mandatory courts of arbitration solving collective bargaining disputes.  Companies routinely seek his advice when faced with contentious labour related matters.

He is professor of procedural law for labour and employment at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and is currently the Governor of the College of Labour Law Attorneys in Colombia.


Spanish and English


Member of the Labor Law Bar
Governor for the Labor Law Bar for the 2017-2018 term
IBA Member


Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Bogota (2002); Specialist in Labour and Social Security law from the same University (2003).


Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

‚ÄėA very visible player in the labour arena‚Äô, Lopez & Asociados Abogados attracts praise for its ‚Äėknowledge and up-to-date assistance‚Äô. The pioneering practice advises an array of local and international corporations on the full range of labour matters, and is particularly recognised for its work in the areas of social security and collective bargaining, as well as transactional support. Highlights included undertaking for AngloGold Ashanti a preventative analysis of the nature of payments made to mobile employees and their alignment with current labour legislation. The firm also assisted Grupo Aval in the structuring of a policy governing its contractual relations with third parties providing temporary services or contractor operations, to comply with the current Colombian regulations. Other clients include Cencosud, Detal, DirectTV and Telef√≥nica Colombia. Managing partner Juan Pablo L√≥pez is recommended, and Ang√©lica Maria Carri√≥n and Alejandro Castellanos are also key members of the practice.

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