Mr Enrique Álvarez > Lloreda Camacho & Co. > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Lloreda Camacho & Co.
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Work Department

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Competition and antitrust

With the ability to leverage its top-tier life sciences offering, Lloreda Camacho & Co. packs a punch in acting for pharmaceutical clients on regulatory matters, including competition and antitrust law, as well as related consumer protection work. The firm’s leading IP practice also ensures that the team is well versed in competition issues relating to the e-commerce, TMT and new technologies’ spheres, among others. Life sciences specialist Enrique Álvarez co-heads the department together with Darío Cadena. Associate Diego Matiz, who joined in March 2022 from the SIC, provides support.

Colombia > Life sciences

A study of excellence in both life sciences and intellectual property’, Lloreda Camacho & Co. scores highly with sources for its ‘fast lawyers who are knowledgeable about the life sciences environment and industry’. The firm acts for many of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, including Gilead, Eli Lilly, and Sanofi, for which it provides interdisciplinary advice on patents, regulatory matters, competition and data privacy, among other issues. Go-to sector specialist Ana María Castro possesses ‘deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology area’ and co-heads the practice together with regulatory-focused partners Enrique Álvarez (who also heads the competition, labour, and data protection teams) and Daniel Cardona.

Colombia > Labour and employment

The labour and employment unit at Lloreda Camacho & Co. is arguably best known for its handling of non-contentious matters, including transactional support work — where it can team up with its corporate offering — and compliance issues. The group also stands out for its strong record in representing life sciences clients, in line with its firm-wide strength. Regulatory specialist Enrique Álvarez oversees the practice; he additionally heads the competition and data protection groups, and co-heads the life science department. Senior associate Rafael Abuchaibe is also a key contact and provides ‘proper and prompt solutions’.