Lucas Fajardo > Brigard Urrutia > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Brigard Urrutia
CALLE 70A #4-41
BOGOTA
Colombia

Work Department

Insurance and Reinsurance

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Brigard Urrutia Associate from 2005 to 2010 and since 2012. As member of the Insurance and Reinsurance practice area, Mr. Fajardo has advised national and international companies on Insurance Law and Regulatory matters governing the insurance industry. Recognized for the representation of clients before the Financial Superintendence and the participation in negotiation, structuring and drafting of commercial agreements; and cooperation and distribution schemes for insurance policies.

As Corporate Secretary of Allianz Seguros S.A. and Allianz Seguros de Vida S.A. (2010-2012) he was responsible for regulatory, contractual and corporate law matters related to the insurance industry, such as the negotiation, structuration and drafting of collaboration schemes for the massive distribution of insurance policies through retail stores, financial entities, public services companies and other companies from the real sector.

Languages

Spanish, English and Portuguese

Education

Lawyer from Universidad de los Andes. He holds a postgraduate degree in Insurance Law from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and International Transportation Law from Universidad Externado de Colombia. He also holds a Master degree (LL.M.) on Comparative and European Law from Maastricht University.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Insurance

(Rising stars)

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An excellent multidisciplinary team‘, Brigard Urrutia‘s insurance and reinsurance group is composed of lawyers, ‘who are really dedicated to their clients‘, according to sources. The firm acts for an impressive roster of major insurers, which it advises on the full gamut of corporate, regulatory and contentious matters — it is notably sought after by foreign companies looking to register before the Financial Superintendence and is currently representing 56 such clients. Director Lucas Fajardoknows the industry like nobody else‘ and is recommended for his specialist focus on advising insurers and reinsurers on regulatory, corporate and contractual matters. Contentious specialist Irma Rivera Ramírez routinely represents insurance companies in major judicial and arbitral disputes, while managing partner Carlos Umaña is noted for his experience in non-contentious insurance; together they co-head the practice alongside Fajardo. In May 2021, insurance-focused associate Iván Montenegro re-joined the firm from JMalucelli Travelers Seguros, where he was legal director.