Álvaro Díaz

Partner|Colombia

Álvaro, partner at Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, is part of the Tax and Customs Practice Group. He emphasizes his practice on tax law in litigation areas, advisory and transfer pricing for more than 20 years. His experience involves advising national and international companies in the following sectors: telecommunications, construction, pharmaceutical, hydrocarbons, etc.

He has been a professor of tax law at Universidad del Rosario, Universidad Javeriana and the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá and he is author of 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

  • 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

  • Colombian Tax Law Institute.
  • Member of IFA (International Fiscal Association).
  • Member of IBA (International Bar Association).
  • Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners).

Latest Recognitions

  • The Legal 500 2019, Tax.
  • Chambers Latin America 2020, Tax.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer 250 2019, Tax.
  • Included in Latin Lawyer National 2019, Tax.

Practice Areas

Industries

  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Health Care & Pharmacy
  • Infrastructure & Transport
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Services
  • Private Equity & Funds
  • Real State & Construction
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications