Juan David Lopez

Juan David López

Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.


Juan David López is a senior associate at Baker McKenzie, focusing on foreign exchange, customs and foreign trade matters. He has more than ten years of experience in the private sector as an advisor to foreign investors and domestic companies in various economic sectors. His career has focused on recurring advice in his areas of practice, the qualification of new Free Trade Zones and the legal representation of companies in trade defense measures and litigation in both administrative and judicial proceedings.

Practice Focus

Juan David has more than eight years of experience in customs, foreign exchange and foreign trade. He has advised companies in the maritime, aeronautical, BPO, retail and automotive industries, among others.


  • Colombia


  • Universidad de los Andes (Master in Private Law) (2023)
  • Universidad de los Andes (Specialization in International Business Law) (2020)
  • Universidad de los Andes (JD) (2016)


  • English
  • Spanish

Author, "La valoración aduanera y tributaria en Colombia," Colombian Institute of Tax Law, March 2023

Author, "The International Trade Law Review: Colombia," January 2023

Co-author, "The Preferential and Non-preferential Certification of Origin in Colombia: Trends on the Origin Verification Process," Editorial wolters kluwer, March 2020

Co-author, "Aspectos aduaneros de la propiedad intelectual: las medidas en frontera," Editorial Tirant lo Blanch, January 2020