Alberto Álvarez Jiménez, during his practice in Colombia, between 1992 and 1996, advised private companies in the negotiation and execution of commercial contracts of various types; and advised public entities in matters of constitutional law and regulation of public services. For several years he has taught at universities in Canada and New Zealand, published in internationally recognized academic journals, and acts as an independent consultant on international law issues.
- Lawyer (Suma cum laude), Universidad de la Sabana, Bogotá.
- Specialist in commercial law, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá.
- McGill University, Montreal.
- Doctor of Laws, University of Ottawa, Ottawa.
Since 1996, he has been a professor at the law schools of Universidad de la Sabana, Universidad de los Andes and Universidad Nacional in Bogotá; since 2008 at Carleton University in Ottawa, at the University of Ottawa and, since 2014 at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.
Dr. Alvarez has distinguished himself since 2006 by publishing no less than 30 articles, peer-reviewed by academic peers, in law journals of great academic prestige, such as the American Journal of International Law, the European Journal of International Economic Law, the International and Comparative Law Quartely and the World Trade Review. His publications deal with investment arbitration, international investment law, international responsibility of States, international trade, and interstate environmental disputes.
He has been invited to present papers at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Council of International Law (Ottawa); and by the American Society of International Law at symposia at the University of California, Los Angeles, George Washington University Law School, Washington, and Columbia University.
In addition, he has served as a peer reviewer for articles in the European Journal of International Law; World Trade Review; new Zealand Journal of Public and International Law; New Zealand Law Review; and Hungarian Yearbook of International Law.
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