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Brigard Urrutia

Tax

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ColombiaLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected full-service firm highly experienced advising on tax optimisation of cross-border business operations and corporate transactions. Know-how encompasses tax aspects of M&A, disposals of local subsidiaries and structuring large-scale infrastructure projects, in addition to investments in the real estate sector. Also well placed to handle controversies before municipal authorities and the DIAN. Airbnb and Amazon Web Services are new client wins.

Strengths

A client values the team's "technical rigour," while another interviewee adds: "They understand client's needs and analyse matters very deeply. They have very good, experienced professionals, including analysts and associates."

Work highlights

Provided tax advice to China Harbour Engineering Company regarding the public bidding for the construction and operation of the Bogota metro line.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming individual Andrés Hernández garners praise from impressed clients as "someone who will clearly let you know what risks he is comfortable with taking, or not taking. He has never failed to impress us."

Co-head of department Lucas Moreno is widely appreciated by clients for his tax structuring work. One praises: "He has a lot of experience," going on to add that "he knows how to create and execute a complete strategy and action plan."Another observer attests to the depth and prudence of his analysis.

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Overview

Our interdisciplinary tax law practice offers high-quality tax consulting services and local and international tax planning services. 

We have experience in designing and implementing tax efficient structures for inbound and outbound investments together with local transactions, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), tax-free and taxable acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, spin-offs, and dispositions, often with cross border components. 

We have a team of attorneys specifically devoted to tax matters, some of which are permitted to practice in the US. Our tax practice is focused on forming teams of attorneys experienced in each client’s specific industry, achieving both pioneering and efficient solutions that can meet our client’s needs.

Members
Clients

EPM

GRUPO BANCOLOMBIA

ISA S.A. E.S.P.

LAFRANCOL

MERCANTIL COLPATRIA

TERRANUM/PEI

Tax Department

Brigard Urrutia

firm
Department location

Calle 70 BIS, #4 - 41

PO Box 23981

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

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Colombia

Tax


Andrés Hernández
Up and Coming
Lucas Moreno
Band 3