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Brigard Urrutia

Bogota, Colombia
    Local Time: Friday 09:54

Practice Expertise

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate, Urban Regulation, Hotel and ...
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Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate, Urban Regulation, Hotel and ...
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Employment and Labor Group - Member

Profile

Brigard Urrutia partner since 2006, with more than 25 years of experience. He was an intern and associate between 1991 and 1995, and returned to the firm in 1997. Mr. Cala advises leading domestic and foreign companies in connection with Commercial and Civil Law, Labour and Employment and aviation regulation. He leads the practice areas of Corporate and Real Estate where he works closely with other areas within the firm. He advices important companies such as 3M Colombia S.A, Leo Burnett Colombiana S.A., Media Planning Colombia S.A., McDonald’s Corporation, American Airlines, Iberia, IATA, LATAM, and British Airways, Votorantim Group, IBM, Lenovo, Directv, The Walt Disney Company, Sodexo, Banco Itaú, Phillips Colombia, Interjet and Cessna among others. Mr. Cala was Secretary-General of VECOL S.A. between 1995 y 1997.

Mr. Cala received his JD at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, from where he also holds a postgraduate degree in Commercial Law. Moreover, in 1999, he attended the Academy of American and International Law at the South Western Institute for International and Comparative Law.

Bar Admissions
Admitted to practice law in Colombia in 1992.

Education
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota (J.D. 1992)
University of Pennsylvania, (Advanced English, 1993)
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Postgraduate degree in Commercial Law, 1995)
Academy of American and International Law, Southwestern Legal Foundation (American Law Studies, 1999)

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate, Urban Regulation, Hotel and Agribusiness

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Recommended in Aviation by Who's Who Legal-2011
Professional Activities and Experience
Camilo J. Silva Abogados (Paralegal, 1991-1995)
Brigard & Urrutia (Paralegal and Associate, 1991-1995)
VECOL S.A. (General Secretary, 1995-1997)

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