Member of Brigard Urrutia since 1992 and partner since 1994. With more than 30 years of extensive experience, Mr Michelsen advises leading local and foreign companies in Corporate/M&A transactions as well as clients in respect of telecommunications, media and technology matters. He also counsels prominent families in connection with their private wealth. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has consistently been recognised in Colombia and internationally as one of Colombia’s leading M&A and TMT practitioners. He has acted as lead counsel in many of Colombia’s largest and most complex transactions.

Mr Michelsen received his JD from Universidad de Los Andes and holds a master’s degree in commercial law from the University of Paris II, France. He also did an intensive course in project finance at the Euromoney Institute in New York and several negotiation and management courses at Harvard University.

In 2016, he was recognised by the magazine Revista Dinero, as one of the favourite attorneys of the big companies and as one of the most named attorneys as expert in mergers and acquisitions.

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