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Brigard Urrutia

CALLE 70A #4-41, BOGOTA, COLOMBIA
Tel:
Work +57 1 346 2011
Email:
Web:
www.bu.com.co
Bogota, Cali

Marianna Boza

Tel:
Work (+57-1) 346 2011 Ext. 8762
Email:
Brigard Urrutia

Work Department

Natural Resources and Environmental Law

Position

Director

Career

Marianna is a director and the head of the firm’s Oil & Gas and Mining Practice Group. Marianna advises clients around the world on the operations and corporate transactions of upstream, midstream, or downstream energy companies.  She has substantial experience advising companies in the oil & gas and petrochemical sectors. She has been involved in major upstream, midstream, and downstream projects in Latin America, advising in the negotiation and drafting of the relevant contracts. Marianna has advised clients in the negotiation, creation, and financing of joint ventures for the development of hydrocarbons and petrochemical activities and the processing of gas in Venezuela and Colombia. 

Marianna was the senior legal counsel at Shell Venezuela, actively participating in the downstream business for the production of oil by-products. Additionally, she was an in-house attorney in secondment for the legal department of Repsol and ChevronTexaco in Venezuela, where she provided business-focused advice and gained on-site experience. Marianna actively participates in several binational chambers of commerce and associations of industry and trade; she is currently the vice president of the Board of Directors of the Colombian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the director of the Extractive Committee of the Colombian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  Marianna is also a member of the Latin America Regional Executive Committee Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

Marianna graduated cum laude from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela, and holds a master’s degree in business law from Universidad Francisco Vitoria in Madrid, Spain. She also holds a master’s degree in legal practice from Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) in Madrid, Spain. Marianna is a transnational attorney authorized to practice in Venezuela and Colombia.

Languages

English and Spanish

Member

Association of International Petroleum Negotiations

Education

Lawyer from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. She holds a Master in Business Law from Universidad Francisco de Vitoria and a Master in Legal Practice from Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE).


Colombia

Energy and natural resources

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