Title: Corporate / Business Litigation


Luis Alfredo Barragan, Esq.



Luis Alfredo Barragan

Firm: Brigard & Urrutia
Address:Calle 70A # 4 - 41
Phone:57 1 3462011
Fax:57 1 3100609
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Mon. 08:12
Web site: Direct Page


Brigard & Urrutia partner.

Heads the Administrative Litigation and the Civil and Commercial Litigation Teams. Is also a member of the Arbitration; Real Estate; Net Worth Administration; and Insolvency and Restructuring Teams.


Languages: English Spanish
Joined the Law Firm in: 1996


Areas of Practice


Main Focus: Arbitration, Litigation

  • Administrative Law
  • Agency and Distributorship
  • Agency Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Aviation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Distributorship Law
  • Expert Witness
  • Financial Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Litigation
  • Oil & Gas
  • Practice Management
  • Real Estate
  • Telecommunications
  • Unfair Competition


Litigation Percentage 90%

Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

World´┐Żs Leading Litigation Lawyer 1999
Euromoney Legal Media Group
London, United Kingdom

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association, Arbitration and ADR Sections,
Washington D.C., United States of America, 1997
World´┐Żs Leading Litigation Lawyer, Euromoney Legal Media Group,
London, United Kingdom, 1999.


Professor, Commercial Law, Universidad Nuestra Se´┐Żora del Rosario, 1992-1993, Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Professor, ´┐ŻAlternative Dispute Resolution´┐Ż, Universidad Nuestra Se´┐Żora del Rosario, 2001

Assistant Professor, Civil Contracts, Assistant Professor, Administrative Contracts, Universidad Nuestra Se´┐Żora del Rosario, 1990-1991, Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Lecturer, Law Research Methodology, Universidad Sergio Arboleda, 1993, Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Lecturer, Reorganization Proceedings under Colombia Law, Universidad de los Andes, 1998, Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Lecturer, Year 2000 Crisis, Litigation Perspectives, Administrative Council to the Judicial Career, 1998, Medell´┐Żn, Colombia

Professional Activities and Experience

Banco de Bogot´┐Ż, Legal Department (Staff Attorney and Legal Assistant, 1989-1990) Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

General Post Administration of Colombia ( General Director, 1990) Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Ministry of Communications of Colombia (Delegate-Legal Advisor, Colombian Delegation to the

Administration Council International Telecommunications Union, 1990) Geneva, Swiss

Ministry of Communications of Colombia (Technical Secretary to the Reorganization Committee, 1990) Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Ministry of Communications of Colombia (Legal Advisor and General Assistant to the Minister, 1989-1990) Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Abogados Asociados ( Senior Associate, General Litigation Practice, 1991-1993), Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

IMPSA Andina S.A.- IMPSA de Colombia (General Secretary In house Counsel, 1993-1996) Bogot´┐Ż, Colombia

Brigard & Urrutia Abogados (Senior Associate, Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group, 1996). Partner of the firm since july 1´┐Ż of 2001

Bar Admission

Admitted to practice law in Colombia in 1989.



Universidad del Rosario, Bogot´┐Ż (J.D.)
University of California, Master in International Commercial Law
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Specialization in Corporate Law, 1992)
Chamber of Commerce of Bogot´┐Ż (Commercial Procedures, 1989)