Attorney-at-law from the Externado University with a Postgraduate degree in Maritime Law, Externado University, and an LL.M in International Commercial and Maritime Law from the University of Wales Swansea, UK (Distinction).
Member of the Board of the Colombian Association of Maritime Law (ACOLDEMAR) and of the Colombian branch of the Iberoamerican Institute of Maritime Law (IIDM). And a member of the Standing Young Committee of the Committee Maritime International (CMI).
In the past ten years, Javier has practiced in local and international law firms, dealing with issues within the fields of; commercial law, transportation law, contract law, logistics, insurance and port matters. In addition to writing and publishing a range of academic articles in both domestic and international legal journals, Javier is currently acting as lecturer in transport law and logistics law at Externado University.