Andrea Arenas

Andrea Arenas, LL.M.

Associate Director

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero
Calle 75 No.​ 3-53
Bogotá
Colombia
Languages Spanish, English

Andrea is Associate Director for the Firm in the Banking & Finance, Commercial and Dispute Resolution practice areas. Since she joined the Firm in 2016, she has advised national and multinational clients in financial and commercial regulation matters and in the processes of claiming debts of victims affected by illegal deposit taking.

She has more than 10 years of experience in financial and corporate law, specifically in the management of shareholders meetings, boards of directors meetings and other committees. She has also acted as Deputy Secretary and has been responsible for responding to the legal requests made by the Colombian Finance Superintendence, the Auditor and the Inspector General of the Republic of Colombia, among others.

Therefore, she has gained extensive experience identifying and addressing legal risks to assure compliance with laws and regulations, in companies from the private and public sectors.

Professional Experience

  • 2016-present – Senior Associate, CMS Rodríguez-Azuero, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2015 – Legal Intern, Noah, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing, Boston, MA, USA
  • 2009-2013 – Senior Professional, Banco Agrario de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2009 – Lawyer, Aseo Regional, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2005-2007 – Junior Analyst, Fitch Ratings Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2004-2005 – Junior Analyst, Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, Bogotá, Colombia
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Education

  • 2015 – LL.M Banking and Financial Law, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
  • 2010 – Specialist on Financial Law, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2006 – Specialist on Commercial Law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 2004 – Lawyer, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
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