Nicolás is a lawyer from the Universidad de La Sabana, a specialist in International Business Law from the Universidad de los Andes, and is studying a Master's Degree in Private Law from this same institution. He's one of the founding partners of AGT Attorneys and currently holds the position of CEO, in the past he has worked as an internal lawyer in a foreign investment firm, in AGT Attorneys he has been general attorney of national and foreign companies and legal representative of legal affairs of recognized companies.
In 2011, together with several partners, he founded the firm AGT Attorneys, in which he works as a financial and commercial manager, in addition to simultaneously practicing as a litigation lawyer in the areas of corporate law, unfair competition, corporate-criminal law, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
In 2014, after the incorporation of new partners to the law firm, he held the position of Managing Director, focusing his work on client growth, quality, and obtaining results at AGT Attorneys, a date for which he had already been appointed as general attorney for judicial affairs and legal representative of several companies from different economic sectors.
In 2016, after the constant growth of AGT Attorneys, he occupies the position of CEO or General Manager of the firm in which he focuses his management on the management of the legal services provided, the supervision of the financial and commercial affairs of our law firm.
Currently, he continues with his duties as CEO and consultant at legal management level management bodies such as boards of directors and shareholders of companies to structure legal strategies in different industries such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics, services, telecommunications, transportation, mining, medical and scientific cannabis, energy production, mass consumption, retail, food and beverages, textiles and foreign trade.
His professional practice has recently focused on representing foreign investors for M&A of medical cannabis companies, acting as general attorney for these companies. He is an expert in regulatory affairs for medicinal and scientific cannabis in Colombia and is a compliance officer for the regulations applicable to this sector.
Nicolas Alviar is the legal representative of foreign investors in their investment processes, establishment of foreign companies, and acquisition of companies in Colombia, among which are: LinScan, Uhomie, PandaCash, operator Tourasabache, among others.
In the area of unfair competition, he has stood out for taking legal emblematic cases in the transport sector such as the case of Taxis Libres Cotech Vs UBER, Transportes Armenia Vs Expreso Palmira. In the veterinary industry sector, he defended the interests of the company Vetanco Vs Alimco SAS. The furniture and decorations industry, Orthobed SAS Vs Dormilife de Colombia SAS. In the educational industry in a judicial process between Fundación San Jorge Vs San George School Pereira SAS, among others.
In the area of business and corporate law, he has represented clients such as Concentrix, Nivea, Nutrabiotics, Novasoft, Nikolucas, Crawford, Telnorm, Medical Green, among others.
In the litigation area, he has been in charge of defending the interests of companies such as Ecoanimal Health, Nivea, NewLab Nutrition, McCann World Group, Efitech, Balboa Bank & Trust, among others.
In the area of medical and scientific cannabis, he represents as general attorney, regulatory expert compliance officer, and external consultant of companies such as CBD Global, Diosa Verde SAS, among others.
In addition to these specialty areas, it also holds litigation, employment law, corporate conflicts, economic reorganization and insolvency, intellectual property and civil conflicts in general commercial law, and corporate criminal law.
He is well-known for his legal solutions to management issues, and his experience in the assessment of nearly 300 companies in his practice areas.
Languages: English / Spanish