Luis Castell

Luis Alberto Castell

Associate
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Biography

Luis Alberto Castell is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, specialized in Competition Law and Free Trade from the same university and with a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business from Queen Mary of the University of London.

Luis Alberto has more than 5 years of experience in the field of Competition Law as part of the Colombian Antitrust Authority (Superintendency of Industry and Commerce). First, as part of the specialized group of competition protection in public procurements (Bid Rigging). Then, as Advisor to the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce in matters related to competition. He was also part of Mergers IV Shop of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States as International Fellow.

Practice Focus

Luis Alberto has experience in the public sector on issues related to Competition Law, Sanctioning Administrative Processes and Public Procurements. Likewise, he was part of the advisory group to the General Prosecutor's Office for the identification, investigation and charging of crimes against the public administration through restrictive agreements of the competition.

Admissions

  • Colombia (2010)

Education

  • Queen Mary, University of London (LLM Colfuturo's Scholarship) (2017)
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Specialization in Competition Law and Free Trade) (2011)
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Law Degree) (2010)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish