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Luis Alberto Arias García

Luis Alberto Arias García

Associate at Headrick Rizik Álvarez & Fernández. Admitted to the professional practice in 2014. His exercise is focused in the diverse areas of litigation, civil law, criminal law and administrative law.

Luis Arias is the author of the academic essay “The Constitutional Precedent as updated and direct source of law in the Contemporary Constitutional Justice in the Dominican Republic” with which he was awarded with the First Place of the Second Constitutional Essay Contest organized by the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic and the United Nations Development Program of the Dominican Republic (UNDP) in 2014. He also wrote “The Cost of Right and the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic” published in Gaceta Judicial Magazine 2015. Luis Arias was awarded with the Chevening Scholarship in 2016 as well as the Carolina Scholarship for the 14th edition of the Youth Iberoamerican Leaders Program sponsored by the Carolina Foundation, Spain.

Education

  • Bachelor of Law (Summa Cum Laude) Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 2014. Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship.
  • Master’s in administrative law (LLM). University of Salamanca (USAL), Salamanca, Spain, 2016.
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Public Policy. Graduated with Merits. King’s College London, University of London. London, United Kingdom. 2018. Chevening Scholar. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and Partner Organizations. United Kingdom.
  • Youth Iberoamerican Leaders Program. Madrid, Sevilla and Alcalá de Henares, Spain. 2016.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Litigation
  • Civil Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Labor Law
  • Administrative Law

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Official Dominican Bar Association (CARD).
  • United Kingdom Alumni Association in the Dominican Republic (UK – Alumni DR).
  • Iberoamerican Youth Leaders Network. Carolina Foundation. Spain.
  • United Nations Association of the Dominican Republic (UNA – DR).
  • Bloomsbury Policy Group. United Kingdom.