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Brigard Urrutia

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Well-known full-service firm with an established reputation in the Colombian dispute resolution market. Recognised for representing a multinational client base in commercial litigation proceedings, including bankruptcy cases. Also handles arbitration cases, often representing construction and energy clients.

Notable practitioners

Irma Rivera Ramírez is endorsed by a client as "very thorough, analytical, and customer service and teamwork oriented," adding that "she has a wealth of experience in litigation and is very objective in the way she handles business." Rivera Ramírez leads the department.

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Overview

Our dispute resolution is the largest litigation, arbitration, and insolvency practice group in Colombia. We have expert lawyers specialised in dispute resolution and litigation related to competition law, natural resources, insurance, engineering, real estate, public utilities, infrastructure, software development, collection proceedings, administrative investigations initiated by the Colombian Self-Regulator Stock Market and insolvency proceedings.

Our areas of expertise include international commercial arbitration and investment arbitration, as well as other dispute resolution mechanisms, such as mediation and ‘amigable composición’. We represent both public and private entities, as well as investors, in international and domestic arbitration proceedings. 

We represent our clients along the entire course; from the drafting of dispute resolution clauses and throughout the legal stages of the proceedings, to the interim and conservatory measures before the litigation or arbitration. We also identify the best business-oriented solution for our clients, with the purpose of achieving their commercial and legal goals. 

Our practice is expert in risk management. We work together with our clients to understand their business, identify the potential areas of legal exposure and develop resourceful strategies for the administration of their risks.

Members

Rivera Ramírez, Irma (Head of Department)

Munevar, María Victoria

Mutis, Felipe

Dispute Resolution

Brigard Urrutia

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Location

Calle 70 BIS, #4 - 41

PO Box 23981

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Dispute Resolution


Irma Rivera Ramírez
Band 4