Mr. Miranda is a graduate from the Javeriana University Lawschool. He specialized in Socioeconomic Sciences at the same University, in Banking Law at Los Andes University and obtained his Masters Degree in Law (LL.M) from Cornell University, where he pursued his studies under a Fulbright Scholarship.
From 1987 to 1988 he worked as an Attorney at the Latin American Caribbean Division of Bank of America, based in Miami and Los Angeles.
Mr. Miranda started his private practice in Colombia in 1989, mainly in the areas of Competition Law and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has acted as advisor and represented numerous clients in some of the most important cases related to anti competitiva prectices, unfair competition, consumer protection and merger control.
He has advised public and private entities in Colombia and abroad on telecommunications issues and has taken part in judicial and arbitration proceedings in business and corporate affairs.
Mr. Miranda has held the position of Director of the Law and Economics Department of the Javeriana University Lawschool since 2003. He is a Founding Member and Director of the Center for Studies on Competition Law – CEDEC, at Universidad Javeriana. He has been a Professor on Competition Law at Javeriana, Los Andes, Externado and other universities since 1990, and has been a guest lecturer in Competition Law issues in Colombia and internationally. He has been appointed by the Colombian Competition Authority as a Non Governmental Advisor – NGA before the International Competition network – ICN.
He is the author of the book “Compilation of laws and regulations on Competition Law in Colombia”, co author of the book “Merger Control in Colombia” and has written numerous academic articles on Competition Law issues in specialized magazines. He is the Editor of the Competition Law Magazine of the CEDEC.
“Highly esteemed practitioner Alfonso Miranda Londoño is lauded by market commentators as “the best person for competition law in Colombia.” Sources go on to note: “He is an amazing lawyer. He is very active in the market and is very good to work with.” Clients also add: “He is excellent and knows the law very well.” He regularly leads on the firm’s most important mandates and has particular expertise in the telecoms sector.”