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Brigard Urrutia

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

Guillermo Tejeiro

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

Work Department

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency; Natural Resources and Environmental Law

Position

Associate

Career

Law graduate (J.D) and Master in Law from the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), LL.M in Environmental and Energy Law from K.U Leuven (Belgium), Specialist in Environmental Law from UFRGS (Brazil), Specialist in Electricity and Gas Regulation from the University Externado de Colombia (Colombia).

Member of Brigard Urrutia since 2014, Mr. Tejeiro currently leads the Environment and Sustainability Practice within the team of Natural Resources and Environmental Law. He is also a member of the Infrastructure and Public Utilities team of the firm, where he advises clients on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency projects.

He has served as legal counsel, researcher and lecturer in matters related to environmental law and renewable energy in Colombia, Switzerland and Brazil, occupying various positions in the real sector, NGOs, research institutes and law firms. He is author of several publications in Colombia and abroad in environmental and renewable energy law, and is currently professor on sustainability matters within several universities across Colombia.

Languages

English, Portuguese and Spanish

Education

Lawyer from Universidad de los Andes, he holds a master in Law from the same university. He also holds an LL.M. Programme in Environmental and Energy Law from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – K.U Leuven  and a postgraduate degree in Environmental Law from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS and a postgraduate degree in Electric Energy and Gas from Universidad Externado de Colombia. 

 


Colombia

Energy and natural resources

Within: Next generation lawyers

Guillermo Tejeiro - Brigard & Urrutia

Within: Energy and natural resources

Brigard & Urrutia has dedicated practices covering natural resources and environment; infrastructure and public utilities; and renewable energy and energy efficiency. Managing partner Carlos Umaña and Carlos Urrutia head the team, and attract praise for their deep knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation. Umaña led advice to Perimetral Oriental de Bogotá (as successful bidder for a 4G road concession) in negotiations with corporations which own distribution and transportation energy networks which may affect the projected road infrastructure. The team also advised Kimberly-Clark on potential options to self-generate and provide energy to a third party in a free trade zone, with the advice covering the applicable electricity legislation and the free zone regime. Other clients include Termovalle, Terranum Inversión, Dolphin Drilling and Ecopetrol. Associates Guillermo Tejeiro and Marianna Boza are both recommended.

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