Mr Enrique Álvarez > Lloreda Camacho & Co. > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Enrique Álvarez
Enrique heads the Competition, Antitrust, Unfair Competition and Consumer Practice as well as the Labour, Social Security & Immigration Department and the Foreign Investment and Exchange practice.
Enrique is Partner of Lloreda Camacho & Co., since2001. He has more than 20 years of experience in corporate law, competition, foreign investment, labour, M&A, privatizations, joint ventures and regulatory matters. He represented domestic and foreign companies in merger control and abuse of dominance investigations, as well as in complex antitrust and unfair competition litigation. He has also advised clients in a number of antitrust clearance proceedings before the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce.
Before joining the firm, Enrique worked as Legal Vice President of the National Association of Industries – ANDI. In that position he was part of the drafting team of Law 50 of 1990 (labour reform) and of Law 100 of 1993 (universal health care law).
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Enrique is member of the International Bar Association (IBA) and of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Legal Services of the National Association of Industries – ANDI.
Enrique has a Law Degree from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and a Master’s Degree in Labour Law from Universidad Bolivariana, in Medellín, Colombia. He also participated in an International Fellowship in Active Labour Policies of the International Labour Organization (ILO-ONU) in Geneva, Switzerland. He has been professor of International Labour Law and Occupational Health of the specialization program in Labour Law of the Universidad Bolivariana, as well as a guest speaker at various seminars.
Colombia > Competition and antitrust
Lloreda Camacho & Co.‘s multidisciplinary practice blends skill sets in competition, consumer law and data protection. The wider firm’s IP prowess lends itself to antitrust matters relating to the life sciences and technology arenas, where it is well equipped to handle a range of merger control, advertising and compliance issues. Enrique Álvarez (competition, data protection, employment and life sciences) co-heads the team alongside newly promoted competition and consumer law specialist Darío Cadena. The team also draws on Maria Alejandra De Los Ríos, who is associate director of the privacy and data protection group.
Colombia > Labour and employment
The labour and employment team at Lloreda Camacho & Co. strikes the right note with sources for its ‘strong level of commitment and its response capacity‘. Best known for its strength in transactional support matters, including M&A, spin-offs, incorporations and liquidations, the team is also recognised for its representation of clients in the pharmaceutical, consumer and advertising sectors. The department is co-led by multidisciplinary specialist Enrique Álvarez, who also oversees the competition, data privacy and life sciences teams, together with senior associate Rafael Abuchaibe.
Colombia > Life sciences
Lloreda Camacho & Co.‘s full-service life sciences practice is recommended by sources for its ‘holistic business and technical vision‘. The firm’s top-tier IP offering ensures that it is a popular choice to handle patent-related matters on behalf of biotechnology, medical device, pharmaceutical and R&D companies. That being said, the multidisciplinary group also shines in regulatory, competition, data privacy and contract-related matters. Ana María Castro, stands ‘as a continental benchmark in intellectual property‘ and co-heads the department alongside regulatory specialist Enrique Álvarez, who also oversees the competition and data privacy teams, and Daniel Cardona, who was promoted to partner in December 2021 and has a focus on administrative law.