Juan David Lopez

Juan David López

Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.


Juan David López is a senior associate at Baker McKenzie. His professional practice focuses on foreign exchange, customs and foreign trade. Before joining the Firm, he worked in the private sector as a lawyer and advisor to foreign investors and national companies from various economic sectors. He has provided advice to national and international companies in structuring that requires foreign exchange, customs and foreign trade planning. Likewise, he has advised on the qualification of new Free Zones in the country and has been a lawyer for national and foreign companies in cases of commercial defense measures in Colombia.

Practice Focus

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


  • Colombia


  • University of the Andes (Specialization in International Business Law) (2020)
  • University of the Andes (Lawyer) (2016)


  • English
  • Spanish
  • 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, "Customs aspects of intellectual property: border measures", Editorial Tirant lo Blanch, January 2020