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José Alejandro Sierra

José Alejandro Sierra

Director
jsierra@bu.com.co
Contact information
(57-60-1) 346 2011 Ext. 8706
Bogotá
Admitted to practice law in
Colombia
Languages
English

Director of the sports law team at Brigard Urrutia, with more than 20 years of experience. As of 2019, he assumed the leadership of the practice for which he has prepared academically and professionally in entities of high prestige worldwide. He currently also performs as sports arbitrator at Cámara de Comercio de Cali.

He is a graduate of Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino with postgraduate studies in Labor Law and Social Security from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and Commercial Law from Universidad de Los Andes. José Alejandro has several master's degrees both in Colombia and abroad, thus obtaining a master’s degree in Business Legal Advice from the Instituto de Empresa de Madrid, a Master's Degree in Law in Universidad de Los Andes and a Masters in International Sports Law from the Higher Institute of Law and Economics – ISDE.

He has been recognized several times by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Experience

Brigard Urrutia’s associate, he joined the firm in 2012. 

Educational Background

  • Lawyer from Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino.
  • Postgraduate degree in Law Labor Law and Social Security from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
  • Commercial Law postgraduate degree from Universidad de Los Andes.
  • Master Degree from abroad in Legal Practice from I.E. Law School of Madrid – Spain 
  • Master in Law LL.M. from Universidad de Los Andes. *Masters in International Sports Law from the Higher Institute of Law and Economics – ISDE.
Awards & accolades
  • Associate to Watch
  • Chambers & Partners 2019
  • Legal 500 2019
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Es el Estado un ejemplo de acatamiento de la ley laboral, Universidad de Los Andes. 2017

*Printed version only