Luis Alfredo Barragán
Brigard Urrutia partner since 1996.
With over 20 years of experience, he is currently team leader of the Litigation, Arbitration and Insolvency practice and as such has represented foreign and domestic companies in the most noteworthy litigation and arbitration proceedings in Colombia, in both Civil and Business/Commercial Law as well as Administrative ones. He has also taken active part in numerous proceedings of restructuring and liquidation of companies.
Graduate Lawyer from the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario with graduate degrees on Corporations from Universidad Javeriana and on Commercial Proceedings from the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce (CCB). Holds a Master´s Degree in International Commercial Law from the University of California in the United States of America; has attended various courses and seminars among which we find Litigation in Electronic Media from the University of Cologne in Germany. On American Legal Institutions obtained in Wisconsin, USA and on International Arbitration earned at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris, France. Mr. Barragán is an Active Member of the Official Roster and has acted as Arbitrator before the Chambers of Commerce of Bogotá, Medellin and Cali and as an international arbitrator in proceedings held per the ICC rules and the rules from the UNCITRAL.
Mr. Barragán is also Member of the Latin American Arbitration Group of the ICC, of the American Bar Association, of the “Club Español de Arbitraje” (Spanish Arbitration Club), of the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals and also figures as Member of the roster of arbitrators of the “Asociación de ex magistrados de las Altas Cortes de Colombia- Asomagíster” (Association of Former Magistrate Judges of the High Courts of Colombia-Asomagister).
Lecturer of the course on Alternative Resolution Methods of Disputes and Commercial Law at the prestigious and renown Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario and has been speaker at numerous conferences in Colombia and abroad.
Mr. Barragán has been selected by an assorted array of specialized publications as one of the top Lawyers in his field of specialty, like Euromoney Legal Media Group, Who´s Who legal, Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, The Legal 500 Latin America and Best Lawyers et al.
He has written in various publications that are specialized in the field of arbitration, execution of collateral and restructuring