Ricardo Lopez Sánchez


Lawyer Universidad de la Sabana, Colombia
Administrative Law Specialist – Universidad del Rosario, Colombia


With more than 25 years of professional experience in specialized legal counseling, Ricardo López has worked as a consultant for the private and public sectors, at both national and international levels. He is currently Managing Partner of the Legal and Customs Unit of Araujo Ibarra & Asociados S.A.

Ricardo López has participated as a Delegate for the Colombian Government in work sessions of the Technical Committee on Rules of Origin of the World Customs Organization, in meetings of the work group on Customs Procedures and Rules of Origin for the creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) and in meetings of the Cartagena Agreement Board to discuss specific issues. 

He contributed to the first edition of the Customs Code of Colombia commented by Martín Gustavo Ibarra (1990 and 1991).

Before joining Araújo Ibarra, Ricardo López worked at the Colombian Institute of Foreign Trade (INCOMEX) as Deputy Director of Operations, General Secretary, Head of the Legal Office, Advisor to the General Director and General Director.