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Álvaro Cala

Álvaro Cala

Partner
acala@bu.com.co
Contact information
(571) 346 2011 Ext: 8378
Bogotá
Admitted to practice law in
Colombia
Languages
English

Partner at Brigard Urrutia since 2006, with extensive experience in corporate and aeronautical law. Advisor to recognized national and international companies on issues concerning commercial, civil and labor law. He currently leads the Corporate, Aeronautical and Real Estate practices.

He provides advice to clients in all aspects of corporate law including the constitution, management and administration of companies and branches, advice on conflicts between partners, choice of investment vehicles and internal corporate reorganizations. He also provides advice on the drafting, negotiation and termination of commercial contracts of all kinds, such as distribution schemes, joint ventures, franchises, multilevel schemes, maquilas, sales, among others. Advises public and private real estate projects in Colombia, supporting the main developers, land owners, concessionaires and real estate investment funds, among other relevant actors in the sector.

He has extensive experience in the consumer protection regime both in terms of prevention and compliance, as well as in defense of consumer complaints and administrative investigations for breach of advertising rules, information and guarantees. He also has extensive knowledge in both air and land transport regulation, as well as in games of chance and luck.

He is a lawyer from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and has a postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from the same university. He attended the American Academy of International Law of the South Western Institute for International and Comparative Law.

Experience

Brigard Urrutia’s partner, he joined the firm in 1997. 

Educational Background

Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, he holds a postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from the same university. He attended the Academy of American and International Law at the South Western Institute for International and Comparative Law.