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Durán & Osorio Abogados Asociados, Carlos Sánchez, Bogota, COLOMBIA

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Carlos Sánchez

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Durán & Osorio Abogados Asociados

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TMT, projects


Junior Partner at the firm, specialist in Telecommunications and Transportation. He recently led the legal advisory of the concession of six regional airports in Colombia and is currently leading the legal advisory to the National Planning Department on social housing under PPP scheme.


Mr. Sánchez is member of Durán & Osorio Abogados since 2000, and became junior partner in 2012. He is currently based in London. Besides his work in Durán & Osorio, he was legal advisor of the Banco Cooperativo de Colombia BANCOOP in liquidation (1999-2000). He also was an intern of the Protection Data Agency of the Comunidad Autónoma of Madrid (2003). His diverse academic background has allowed Carlos to easily engage with multidisciplinary teams and be deeply involved in advisories such as the valuation of a license of a TV broadcaster, the design of a methodology for a portfolio of PPP projects and the definition of KPI for social infrastructure.


Spanish and English


Professor of Telecommunications Law at Andes University (2005-2010). Member of the group of electronic market, internet and telecommunication studies of the Andes University. Member of Beta Gamma Sigma.


Carlos Sánchez-García is a Colombian lawyer from Los Andes University, admitted to practice in 2000. He also holds an LLM in telecommunications law from Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain (2002) and an MBA from Durham University Business School (2011).


Carlos enjoys rollerblading and medieval history.



Within: Next generation lawyers

Carlos Andrés Sánchez - Durán & Osorio Abogados Asociados

Within: Projects

Durán & Osorio Abogados Asociados attracts praise as ‘the strength of the firm is the structuring of infrastructure projects with the state, which gives us peace of mind’. Moreover, ‘the service is very good’ and the team establishes ‘a direct relationship and gives an almost immediate response to the company’s needs’. Álvaro Durán and Jorge Gabriel Taboada (‘a brilliant lawyer with great knowledge’), head the practice group. Àlvaro Gasca’s ‘great capacity for analysis and knowledge of the environment’ is also noted. The firm was selected as a part of a consortium, to lead the legal structuring of the project for the construction, operation and maintenance of Bogota’s first Metro Line, a $7.3bn flagship city project. The practice was also selected for the structuring of a PPP project for the construction, provision and maintenance of six public hospitals in the city of Bogotá. Carlos Andrés Sánchez is also a ‘highly regarded projects attorney’.

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Within: Next generation lawyers

Carlos Andrés Sánchez - Durán & Osorio Abogados Asociados

Within: TMT

Durán & Osorio Abogados Asociados’s lawyers ‘are very good, they respond fast, have deep regulatory knowledge and the rates are fair’. The practice advises on telecom, media, TV and IT regulation, including interconnection and access issues, radio spectrum licensing and regulatory compliance, data protection, audio-visual media, technology and e-commerce. ‘Business oriented’ practice head Carlos Andrés Sánchez, ‘who has very good regulatory knowledge’, led the advice to Level 3 Communications (now Century Link) on telecommunications regulation compliance, anti-money laundering and licensing, among other matters. The team is also the permanent advisor to the SGC, the national agency for the energy and mining sector (which monitors geological hazards and researches nuclear technologies for peaceful uses), on the application of the relevant legal framework and procurement processes.

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