Andrés Fernández de Castro

Senior Associate|Colombia

Andrés, senior associate at Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, has 15 years of professional experience, and he focuses his practice on regulation of the telecommunications sector, personal data protection and technology.

As part of his professional practice, Andrés has specific experience as a litigator and advisor to state entities and private companies in the real sector and the services sector in project structuring, contract negotiation, compliance with regulatory obligations, among other aspects.

In addition to specific experience as an advisor in the technology and communications sector, Andrés has extensive experience as an in-house lawyer and external advisor in the financial sector.

Professional experience

  • Senior associate, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, since 2018.
  • Associate, Nieto & Chalela Abogados, 2009 - 2018.
  • Lawyer at Legal Vice-presidency, Banco Colpatria, 2007 - 2009.

Education

  • Master in Media Law (LL.M), Queen Mary University of London, 2017.
  • Advanced Studies in Commercial Law, Universidad de los Andes, 2009.
  • Advanced Studies in Financial Law, Universidad de los Andes, 2007.
  • Law School, Universidad Externado de Colombia, 2005.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • Member of IBA (International Bar Association).
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chevening Program Fellow, United Kingdom, 2016 - 2017.

Industries

  • Banking, Capital Markets and Financial Services
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications