Andrés López Cabello is a candidate for the LL.M. in National and Global Health Law and a member of the class of 2022.
López Cabello is interested in health law. His areas of interest include sexual and reproductive rights (abortion rights in particular), the political economy of health and healthcare, and the interplay of intellectual property regimes and international trade and investment law with public health and, more broadly, with international human rights law.
Between 2013 and 2021, he was part of the non-governmental human rights organization Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS – Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a senior legal counsel in the CELS’ Litigation and Legal Defense team. Through the use of the courts, advocacy, and legal research, both nationally and internationally, he worked on various issues, such as sexual and reproductive rights, freedom of expression and access to information, and human rights. In 2017, he received a scholarship to participate in the Summer Program on Health Rights Litigation hosted by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law.
López Cabello earned his law degree from the Law School of the University of Chile in Santiago de Chile. Later on, he obtained a master’s degree in International Relations at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences (FLACSO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.