Álvaro Díaz

Partner|Colombia

Álvaro, partner of the Tax and Customs Practice Group and part of the Litigation & Conflict Resolution area at Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, has more than 20 years of experience in controversies resolution, advisory services and transfer pricing. His experience involves advising national and international companies in the following sectors: telecommunications, construction, infrastructure, hydrocarbons, etc. He has been a professor of tax law at Universidad del Rosario, Universidad Javeriana and the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and authored the book: “Sentencias de Unificación Jurisprudencial y Mecanismo de Extensión / Aplicación en Materia Tributaria”.

Professional experience

  • Partner, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, since 2011.
  • Senior Associate, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, 2008 - 2011.
  • Senior Associate, Zuleta & Partners Legal Group, 2006 - 2008.
  • Associate, José Lloreda Camacho & Co, 2004 - 2005.
  • Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax & Legal Services, 1998 - 2004.
  • Rapporteur Lawyer, Colombian Tax Law Institute, 1997 - 1998.

Education

  • Criminal Tax Law Postgraduate Course, University of Buenos Aires, 2020.
  • Administrative Law and Public Services Course, University of Salamanca, 2002.
  • Postgraduate degree in Tax Law, Universidad del Rosario, 1998.
  • Law School, Universidad del Rosario, 1997.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • Member of Colombian Tax Law Institute.
  • Member of IFA (International Fiscal Association).
  • Member of CEDEP (Procedural Law Studies Center).
  • Member of Legis Tax Magazine Editorial Board.
  • Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).
  • Member of IBA (International Bar Association).

Latest Recognitions

  • ITR Americas Tax Awards 2020, Latin America Tax Disputes and Litigation Practice Leader of the Year Colombian Nominee.
  • The Legal 500 2021 Best Lawyers 2021, Leading Individual, Tax.
  • Chambers Latin America 2021, Tax.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer 250 2020, Tax.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer National 2020, Tax.
  • Best Lawyers 2021, Tax Law.
  • Lacca Approved 2021, Tax.

Industries

  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Services
  • Real State & Construction
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications