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Brigard & Urrutia consolidates its position as Colombia's leading firm in 2017
Bogotá D.C., November 2017
Brigard & Urrutia continues to position itself as Colombia´s leader in legal advice, according to a number of important international publications.

In the IFLR 1000 2018 guide, the firm was recognized in the top bands for all of the categories evaluated: Financial and Corporate, Project Development and Mining. In addition, 8 of its partners and directors were named as prominent practitioners in their areas of expertise. This publication also granted Brigard & Urrutia for the third consecutive year the "National Firm of the Year" award in the 12th annual awards ceremony; a prize that recognizes legal excellence in financial and corporate matters. In addition, in the first edition of the category, the firm was recognized as the “Local Capital Markets Firm of 2017.”

Carlos Umaña, Managing Partner of the firm, made reference to the awards: "We are convinced that our main commitment is towards continuous improvement and innovation, in order to keep us at the forefront and exceed client expectations. In this regard, we have never let our guard down and we are proud that these important publications continue to recognize the quality of our services."

The firm was also recognized with the "Colombia Tax Firm of the Year" award by the International Tax Review (ITR) and, on this occasion, B&U's tax team was nominated in a total of 11 categories, including: "Colombia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year", "International Firm in the Americas", "Americas Real Estate Tax Deal of the Year", among others.

Furthermore, Chambers and Partners High Net Worth awarded the highest recognition to Brigard & Urrutia being classified in Band 1 for its work on Private Wealth Law. The team stood out for its knowledge, international and local experience, and its client understanding.

Among other recognitions, the Chambers and Partners Latin America and Legal 500 publications classified in their rankings 19 practice areas of the firm in Band 1 and Band 2, once again confirming Brigard & Urrutia´s leadership in the Colombian legal market and its strong positioning worldwide.
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