Álvaro Felipe Ochoa Pinzón

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Languages Known:

  • English
  • Spanish

Experience:

Felipe Ochoa is a senior associate in the Labor and Employment Law practice.

He specializes in labor law, having joined Garrigues in 2010 after working in the labor practice of López & Asociados in Colombia since 2006.

In 2014, he spent time at labor firm Littler Mendelson in San Francisco (California), furthering his knowledge of labor law in order to advise foreign clients in Spain.

He has broad experience in matters such as: labor litigation; individual and collective dismissals; suspension of contracts and modification of working conditions; outsourcing processes; senior management; proceedings before the labor inspection authorities; legal opinions, labor due diligences and provision of recurring advice on labor and employment matters.

Felipe Ochoa is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and a lecturer on the Master’s Degree in Labor Law Counseling at Centro de Estudios Garrigues.

Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad de Córdoba in Spain and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia.

Admitted to practice law in España and Colombia.

Labor Law Expert, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Master’s Degree in Labor Law Counseling, Centro de Estudios Garrigues.

Executive Master’s Degree in Business Law, Centro de Estudios Garrigues and Harvard Law School.

Publications:

Co-author of “Class Actions in Labor Law” (*), article published by the Labor and Social Security Lawyers Association in Colombia.

Co-author of “The New North”, article published in The Latin Lawyer.

Contributor to specialist publications, such as Expansión.

(*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish CV for further details.