Alvaro Castellanos

Alvaro Castellanos

Consortium Legal - Guatemala
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  • Columbia University, Law School. New York. Master of Laws (LLM) (October 1990) with specialisation in international and comparative law. (Fulbright-LASPAU).
  • A founding partner of the law firm Rodriguez, Archila, Castellanos, Solares & Aguilar, SC (May 1991) and Consortium Legal (2005).
  • Primary practice of commercial law, commercial arbitration and international contracts.
  • Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences; Rafael Landívar University (2002–2006).
  • Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce based in Paris (2006–present).
  • Chairman of the board of the Dispute Resolution Committee of the Industrial Chamber of Guatemala. CRECIG (initials in Spanish) (2011–present).
  • Member of the editorial board of IURISTEC (collection of commented publications on judicial judgments) (2013 to date).
  • Ad hoc judge, Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Tiu Tojin Case v Guatemala (2009).
  • Arbitrator appointed by the state of Guatemala in regard to investment disputes under the Dominican Republic and Central America Free Trade Agreement with United States of America; List of Arbitrators and Conciliators to the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
  • Weekly column in newspaper El Periódico Guatemala, 2007–present.

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