On July 4 Brigard & Urrutia and Brigard & Castro will open an office in Cali, the capital of the state of Cauca Valley (Valle del Cauca). With this new office, the firms seek to provide greater national coverage for their services and, at the same time, reach out to clients looking to expand their opportunities in the region. This initiative demonstrates the firms´ commitment to staying close to their clients located in one of the country's most dynamic economic development hubs.
"With the opening of our new office, we want to work hand in hand with companies located in the state of Cauca Valley, in order to leverage the opportunities of this market, Colombia’s gateway to the Pacific. From Cali we will be better equipped to support our clients with interests in the region, always providing the highest standard in legal services” said Carlos Umaña, the firm’s Managing Partner.
The office will be led by partner Alejandro García de Brigard. A member of the firm since 2002, García chairs the firm’s Competition and Antitrust practice team and is member of the Corporate M&A practice team; he is widely recognized as a foremost expert in these fields.
Alejandro García concurs: "We are very proud to be part of the effort to enhance the development platform of the state of Cauca Valley and look forward to engaging with local stakeholders focused on taking advantage of the benefits of its privileged location to access the markets of the Pacific Alliance."