Luis Castell

Luis Alberto Castell

Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.


Luis Alberto Castell is a Lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, with a specialization in Competition and Free Trade Law from the same university and a Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business from Queen Mary University of London.

Luis has more than 10 years of experience. He began his professional practice in the financial sector and has been specializing in the fields of competition law and corporate compliance. He was an advisor to the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce on matters related to antitrust and mergers and was part of the specialized group for the protection of competition in public procurement processes (Bid Rigging) of said entity. He was also part of Shop IV on Mergers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States of America as an International Fellow.

For more than three years he has been part of the Corporate Compliance team at Baker McKenzie, handling matters related to personal data protection, corporate compliance (prevention of corruption and prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing) and competition.

Practice Focus

Luis Alberto has six years of experience in the public sector in matters related to Competition Law, Sanctioning Administrative Proceedings and Public Procurement, with a strong emphasis on administrative investigations. Likewise, he was part of the advisory group to the Office of the Attorney General of Colombia for the identification, investigation and prosecution of crimes against the administration for restrictive competition agreements.

For more than three years, he has experience in implementing risk prevention programs against corruption and money laundering and financing of terrorism, as well as in the development of internal compliance investigations.


  • Colombia (2010)


  • 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)


  • English
  • Spanish