Lopez & Asociados Abogados > Bogota, Colombia > Firm Profile

Lopez & Asociados Abogados
CALLE 70 # 7-30 PISO 6

Colombia > Labour and employment Tier 1

Among the best in the country for labour and employment law‘, Lopez & Asociados Abogados finds favour with sources for its ‘very large team of lawyers specialised in both individual and collective employment law‘. The effective boutique shines in all key pillars of the sphere, with strong offerings in labour advisory, planning and judicial matters. Among the names to note, managing partner Juan Pablo López leads the labour planning area; Angélica María Carrión spearheads the labour counselling group; Alejandro Castellanos steers the litigation and judicial representation practice; and Rocío Lagos leads the labour relations unit. The group also draws on Ana María Rubiano, who specialises in labour law consultancy, as well as experienced associates Maria Teresa Gonzalez (litigation and judicial representation co-ordinator),  Camilo Fonseca (team leader for guardianship actions) and Manuel Germán Torres (labour relations).

Practice head(s):

Juan Pablo López; Angélica María Carrión; Alejandro Castellanos; Rocío Lagos; Ana María Rubiano


‘The team of lawyers at López & Asociados is very professional and collaborative with the client, being among the best in the country for labour and employment law. It acts as our in-house lawyers, which has been very useful for the company.’

‘The team is comprised of committed professionals.’

‘It has an extensive, very large team of lawyers specialised in both individual and collective employment law. Each lawyer is focused on certain areas, which makes it a comprehensive practice. Its knowledge is impressive, especially when combined with its experience in various economic industries and sectors.’

‘I work with the entire firm, from its partners Juan Pablo López and Alejandro Castellanos, to the lawyers who manage my account, Ana María Rubiano, associate Mónica Sierra and Rocío Lagos. For me there is no better labour firm in the country; it has no competition or comparison for its human quality, availability, experience and knowledge.’

‘Top labour and employment law advisers in a difficult jurisdiction. We are very glad to have found the team, as many firms in Colombia do not serve global clients well.’

‘Alejandro Castellanos is very responsive and combines the legal recommendations with practical risk assessment — the same applies to Angélica María Carrión.’

Key clients

Porvenir (Grupo Aval)

Claro (America Movil)

Colombia Telecomunicaciones (Telefonica)

General Motors Colmotores

Colfondos (Grupo Habitat)

Refinería de Cartagena – Reficar (Ecopetrol)

Itau Corpbanca Colombia

Gran Colombia Gold Segovia (sucursal Colombia)

Seguros Generales Sura



CI Prodeco


López & Asociados is a team of over 200 professionals oriented to accompany and support its clients in labour and employment law and social security law. 

The firm advises and represents its clients taking its strategic vision into account to guarantee satisfaction through its legal solutions. Its service methodology places clients’ needs at the starting point of recognizing the current situation and aligning themselves with the strategic vision. The firm thus offers relevant solutions in employment, labour and social security legal issues based on its experience. Due to the complexity of employment and labour issues, it frequently includes economic, social and context solutions, approaching matters as they are brought to its attention. 

Its purpose is clients’ peace of mind in employment and labour law matters, and its job comprises getting involved in those needs. 

López & Asociados understands its clients from their perspective and requirements and is able to provide support by working towards those objectives and by providing legal and strategic support in the employment and labour law and social security fields.  

It has forged and consolidated experience in relevant nationwide cases relating to employment and labour law and social security issues. López & Asociados is a law firm in Colombia encompassing a recognized team with real-case experience. This knowledge makes the team efficient in providing clients with powerful solutions. They have extensive and successful work experience in PostCovid-19 reopening, employer substitution, creation of new companies, immigration advice for executives, pension-related cases and private vaccination program.  

Thanks to more than 15 years of experience, the firm has consolidated a wide portfolio of services intended to meet, in a comprehensive and structured way, the diverse needs of companies in employment and labour law and social security matters. 

López & Asociados services cover: Employment and labour law consulting, representation before judicial and constitutional authorities, accompaniment in procedures, claims and complaints before the ministry of labour, counsel and advice accompaniment in collective bargaining processes, customized analysis on economic and labour environments and benefits, immigration advice, audits, diagnoses and customized labour projects, consulting on optimization processes and strategic labour corporate counselling, labour transformation: analysis, diagnosis and strategic plan, training on labour and social security issues. 

Clients: The firm represents and advises over 533 local and international clients. 

Services provided by the office: 

  • Labour and employment advice and counsel
  • Representation in trials and litigation
  • Representation in legal proceedings, claims and complaints before the Ministry of Labour
  • Advice, counsel, and support in collective bargaining cases
  • Customized analysis on economic and labour environment and benefits
  • Immigration advice
  • Audits, diagnoses, and customized labour projects
  • Optimization proceedings and strategic labour corporate counselling
  • Labour transformation: analysis, diagnosis, and strategic planning
  • Training on labour, employment and social security Law issues
Labour Counseling Angélica María Carrión Barreroangelica.carrion@lopezasociados.net
Labour Planning Juan Pablo López Morenojplopez@lopezasociados.net
Representation in court and litigation Alejandro Castellanos Lópezalejandro.castellanos@lopezasociados.net
Labour Relationships Rocío Lagos Prietorocio.lagos@lopezasociados.net
Labour Counseling Ana María Rubiano Delgadoanamaria.rubiano@lopezasociados.net
Angélica María Carrión Barrero photoMrs Angélica María Carrión BarreroAngélica María is in charge of the Firm’s labour counselling area, with…
Alejandro Miguel Castellanos López photoMr Alejandro Miguel Castellanos LópezAlejandro is responsible for the litigation and judicial representation area. His ability…
Rocío Lagos Prieto photoMrs Rocío Lagos PrietoRocío is the Leader of the Labour Relations group. With over 13…
Juan Pablo Lopez Moreno photoMr Juan Pablo Lopez MorenoThe managing partner of the firm, responsible for the organization and labour…
Ana María Rubiano Delgado photoMs Ana María Rubiano DelgadoAna Maria Rubiano is leader in the labour law consulting area. She…
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