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Professional Background

José Andrés Dougherty Briz is a dynamic and versatile worker, practicing mostly in Civil and Commercial Litigation, with additional experience in Corporate Law. He currently works at the firm Alegalis-Legic, where he efficiently manages the management of processes, preparation of lawsuits and provides advice on various legal matters.

He also has expertise in Investment and Commercial Arbitration and has demonstrated his commitment to the training of future professionals through his role as a trainer in international competitions related to these matters at Universidad Francisco Marroquín.

In addition to his legal practice, José Andrés shows a strong commitment to the community by managing the Paso 2 Foundation, an organization focused on fostering and supporting entrepreneurship in Guatemala from a legal perspective. His experience and dedication to training and community support make him an asset.



Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala

Bachelor’s degree in legal and social sciences, Lawyer, and Notary Public


Universidad ESADE, Barcelona

Certification in International Law and Relations

Work Experience

  • Legal Assistant at Alegalis.
  • Trainer in the International Investment Arbitration Competition of the Universidad Francisco Marroquín.
  • Participation in the Willem C. International Vis Moot Competition (awards for becoming one of the top 8 teams in the world).
  • In charge of the administration of Paso 2 Foundation.
  • Participation in the International Arbitration and Commercial Law Competition in Madrid.
  • Participation in the development of the Regulations of the Blockchain and Technology Dispute Resolution Institution.


Spanish: Native
English: Intermediate


Bulletin: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Bulletin: Wednesday, November 15, 2023

FAULT IN CONTRACT OR PRE-CONTRACTUAL LIABILITY Something that defines our legal system, our will when contracting, what our legislators claim a lot in our laws and what every notary inserts in their contracts is what is called good faith, good faith is, in very simple...

Alegalis News: October 2023

Alegalis News: October 2023

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