Carlos Alvarez Pereira > Alvarez, Lievano, Laserna S.A.S > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Alvarez, Lievano, Laserna S.A.S
CARRERA 14 Nº 94-44

Work Department

Labour Law


Partner and founder at Alvarez Liévano Laserna


He has performed as Chief of the Labour Division and Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Labour, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Justice – Labour Cassation Chamber, and President of the School of Labour Lawyers. Mr Alvarez is a business advisor in labour, employment and social security matters since 1964. He is a founding partner of the firm.

Mr. Alvarez has advised companies in labour and employment issues for more than forty years. He has been the leader of retirement plans, collective bargaining processes and restructuring plans. He has litigated in a large number of lawsuits before the ordinary Labor judges as well as cassation proceedings before the Honorable Supreme Court of Justice.




Member of the Ibero – american Labour Law and Social Security Association and member of the School of Labour Lawyers.

ANDI has recognized him as the most representative and important labour lawyer in Colombia.

ACRIP has recognized him for the contributions to the human resources community and his commitment to labour law and the country.


Lawyer of the universidad Javeriana, specialised in labour, employment and social security law, in the same university, and specialised in Evidentiary Law and Cassation in the Institute of Juridical Sciences.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

Carlos Álvarez PereiraAlvarez, Lievano, Laserna S.A.S

Headed by Carlos Alvarez Pereira, Claudia Liévano, Felipe Alvarez Echeverry and Maria Lucia Laserna Angarita, Alvarez, Lievano, Laserna S.A.S‘s exclusive focus on labour law has led to praise for its ‘close and personalised service’ and ‘extensive expertise’ in the field. The firm has seen recent growth in audit processes and cases before the UGPP involving large multinationals, such as Unilever. Pereira specialises in litigation before the Supreme Court, including the representation of DIMAYOR, the professional soccer club association, in a union matter. Liévano designs internal strategies and advised Secretaria Distrital de Salud on its negotiations with public employees, involving multiple unions. Echeverry specialises in the aeronautical sector, working on collecting bargaining processes for clients such as Avianca. Audit specialist Laserna is heralded as an ‘excellent ally’ and an ‘exceptional professional‘, working with international clients. Associates María Fernanda Echeverry and Andrea Ortega are also recommended.