Founded in 1934, Brigard & Urrutia provides legal advice and assistance in all relevant areas of business law and represents clients before the government and the courts, as well as before national and international arbitration panels.
The firm serves a global clientele formed by industrial, commercial and service companies, banks and other financial institutions, including private equity funds, insurance companies, as well as national and foreign government agencies and companies.
In 2005, Brigard & Urrutia associated with Brigard & Castro, leader in the area of Intellectual Property, with a preeminent position in assisting clients in matters related with trademarks, patents, health registrations and transfer of technology. The two firms are now fully integrated and recently moved to new premises. The combined practices allow both firms to complement and support each other to provide to their clients a truly integral service.
Comprised by over 80 professionals, the firm's lawyers are graduates of the most prestigious universities in Colombia , and many hold post-graduate law degrees from top rated laws schools located in the United States and in Europe . Members of our multidisciplinary team are highly regarded for their professional expertise, as well as for their personal qualities and commitment to our guiding principles and values.
The firm is organized by Practice Teams specialized in different areas. This allows both, partners and associates, to reach the highest level of professional excellence, which secures the quality and efficiency standards in all the services required by our clients, thus obtaining timely and proficient care of their interests.
The firm is keen on creating close working relationships with its clients, based upon the highest ethical standards. Its understanding of the markets, experience in M&A and commercial transactions and successes in landmark litigation and arbitration cases, are all factors that place Brigard & Urrutia at the very forefront of the Colombian legal community. The firm's partners and associates often assume the role of trusted advisors concerning strategic aspects of their clients´ businesses and deals, thereby adding value to the relationship.
- Year this Office was Established: 1934
- Lawyers Worldwide: 160
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese and German