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Carlos Fradique-Méndez

Carlos Fradique-Méndez

Contact information
(571) 346 2011 Ext: 8221
Admitted to practice law in
Colombia and New York

Carlos Fradique, senior partner of Brigard Urrutia with 30 years of professional experience, is a licensed practitioner in Colombia and a member of the New York Bar. Carlos has been a pioneer in the creation and consolidation of the Private Equity and Foreign Investment industry in Colombia and has been very active in a large number of upstream and downstream investment, infrastructure and financing transactions. 

Carlos received an LLM in International Banking and Finance at the Boston University, and an LLM in International Commercial Law at the University of Ottawa. He also graduated from the International Development Law Program of the International Development Law Organization in Rome, Italy and from the Program in Financial Law at Universidad de los Andes. 

Carlos has consistently been selected as a top deal and regulatory lawyer in the Colombian financial market, as a top capital market lawyer in Latin America by Latin Lawyer and has been recognized as a “star individual” in banking and finance by Chambers & Partners. Carlos served as Chief Legal Officer and Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Finance/Treasury Department of Colombia and was also an associate with Shearman and Sterling in NYC.


Brigard Urrutia’s partner, he joined the firm in 1996. 

Educational Background

Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario. He holds a postgraduate degree from Universidad de Los Andes, an LL.M in International Commercial Law from Ottawa University and an LL.M in Banking and Finance from Boston University.