Professional Notice

Brigard Urrutia


Founded in 1934 and with over 85 years of experience, Brigard Urrutia is recognised as a leading law firm in Colombia and one of the most prestigious in Latin America. Brigard Urrutia provides legal advice and assistance in all areas of business law and representation in a wide range of matters, including transactional and non-transactional advice, litigation and dispute resolution. In addition, Brigard Urrutia has experience as a service provider for an important national and international client, which includes leading domestic and foreign financial institutions, multinational corporations, private equity/venture capital funds, state-owned enterprises, governments and multilateral agencies. The firm frequently advises on complex cross-border matters, and its attorneys have been involved in many of Colombia’s groundbreaking landmark transactions.

The firm has a multidisciplinary team of more than 150 attorneys specialising in various practice areas of business law, who follow the most rigorous ethical principles and the highest standards of professional excellence. All its partners and associates are fluent in at least one language other than Spanish, and many are admitted to practise in foreign jurisdictions.

Brigard Urrutia also has a management team that is constantly innovating through solutions, best practices, and trends to attain optimal customer experience levels. As part of its transparency policies and institutional values, it has a corporate governance structure that allows the firm to implement the best international practices. These practices help guarantee compliance with internal and external rules and achieve the objectives set forth in its strategic plan.

The firm provides its clients privileged access to top-tier law firms in most countries through global networks. These networks allow Brigard Urrutia to be at the forefront of best practices and global trends in the field of legal service provision, taking advantage of the experience of colleagues in other jurisdictions. The firm is a member of Lex Mundi, Pacific Rim Advisory Council, World Services Group, The Interlex Group, Ius Laboris - Global Human Resources lawyers and Club de Abogados, among others.

Languages: Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Mandarin.

Areas of practice

  • Antitrust and Competition Law
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Capital Markets, Securities and Private Equity
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Corporate Crime, Compliance and Investigations
  • Customs and International Trade
  • Environment and Sustainable Business
  • ESG and Impact Investing
  • Family Law
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration
  • Infrastructure and Public Utilities
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour and Employment
  • Litigation, Arbitration and Insolvency
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Natural Resources
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate, Urban Regulation, Hotel and Agribusiness
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
  • Sport and Gaming (Gambling and Betting) 
  • Tax
  • Telecommunications, Media and Technology
  • Trusts and Estates.

Location Main Office: Bogotá, Colombia

Address: Calle 70Bis No. 4 – 41
Phone: +57 60-1 346 2011
Fax: +57 60 1 310 0609
+57 60 1 310 0586

Location: Cali, Colombia
Address: Calle 6 norte No. 1 – 42
Phone: +57 60 2 4897394

Location: Barranquilla, Colombia
Address: Carrera 53 No. 80-198
Phone: +57 60 5 3850469

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