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Brigard Urrutia

Alejandro Garcia de Brigard

Alejandro Garcia de Brigard



  • Antitrust and Competition Law
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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Antitrust and Competition Law
Mr. Garcia joined the firm in 2002. He is the partner in charge of Brigard Urrutia’s office in Cali. He leads the firm's Antitrust and Competition Law practice and has experience in all areas of antitrust law, including merger control, cartels and leniency, abuse of dominance, and unfair competition.

Mr. Garcia is also a member of the firm's Corporate and M&A team, advising local and foreign companies in general corporate matters and M&A transactions. Mr. Garcia is admitted to practice in Colombia (2005) and in the state of New York (2009). He worked as foreign lawyer in White & Case's New York office.

Lawyer from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, he holds a B.S. degree in Military Sciences (and the rank of Second Lieutenant - Rsv. of the Colombian Army) and a LL.M degree from the School of Law of New York University.


Institution: New York University School of Law
Program: Magister in Law
Degree Earned: LL.M in Law.
Year ended: 2008

Institution: Pontifical Javeriana University
Program: Law
Degree earned: Lawyer
Year ended: 2005

Institution: Jose Mari­a Cordova, Army Academy
Program: Military Sciences.
Degree Earned: Professional in Military Sciences a Second Lieutenant (EJC-Rsv.)
Year ended: 1999
Areas of Practice

Antitrust and Competition Law | Corporate | Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    New York State Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

Has advised clients like SAB Miller (on the acquisition of Bavaria S.A.), Nokia-Siemens, Ericsson-Marconi, Siemens-Huntsman, Sinochem, Johnson & Johnson, Hutchison Port Holdings, Santander-ETB and LAEFM Colombia Ltda.

Worked previously for White & Case LLP (New York) as international lawyer (2008-2009). Is currently a member of the American Bar Association.


ANNA Mining, the New Integral Mining Management System
Brigard Urrutia, December 2019

The ANM, launches ANNA Mining, the digital platform will replace the Colombian Mining Cadastre and will start operating in phases. On December 13, 2019, the National Mining Agency (ANM) launched the new Comprehensive Mining Management System: ANNA Mining (ANNA), which will replace the Colombian Mining Cadastre...

Additional Articles

Article: An Overview of Colombian Antitrust Law
Publication: The Antitrust Review of the Americas
Year: 2011

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