Partner Profile

José Francisco Mafla

Brigard Urrutia


LL 250


Mr Mafla joined Brigard Urrutia in 2006 and has been partner of the firm since 2015, focusing on the corporate/M&A, customs and international trade and corporate/M&A practices. He is admitted to practise law in Colombia (2001), in the state of New York (2006) and in the United States Court of International Trade (2015).

With 18 years of experience, he is an attorney with wide expertise in commercial law, international business law, mergers and acquisitions, and customs and international trade. He is also an arbitrator at the Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, and is currently the Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM Colombia). He is also a member of the Academic Committee of Customs and Foreign Trade of the Colombian Institute of Tax Law.

Mr Mafla is an attorney from the Universidad de los Andes and obtained a postgraduate degree in business law from Universidad Externado in Colombia. He also holds an LLM from New York University School of Law.

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