Attorneys in Colombia | Lawyers in Colombia Brigard & Urrutia Marianna Boza Morán

Brigard & Urrutia

Marianna Boza Morán

Admitted to practice law in:
Venezuela and Colombia


Marianna is a director and the head of the firm’s Oil & Gas and Mining Practice Group. Marianna advises clients around the world on the operations and corporate transactions of upstream, midstream, or downstream energy companies.  Marianna is a transnational attorney authorized to practice in Venezuela and Colombia. She has substantial experience advising companies in the oil & gas and petrochemical sectors. She has been involved in major upstream, midstream, and downstream projects in Latin America, advising in the negotiation and drafting of the relevant contracts. 

Marianna has advised clients in the negotiation, creation, and financing of joint ventures for the development of hydrocarbons and petrochemical activities and the processing of gas in Venezuela and Colombia. Marianna was the senior legal counsel at Shell Venezuela, actively participating in the downstream business for the production of oil by-products. Additionally, she was an in-house attorney in secondment for the legal department of Repsol and ChevronTexaco in Venezuela, where she provided business-focused advice and gained on-site experience. 

Marianna actively participates in several binational chambers of commerce and associations of industry and trade; she is currently the vice president of the Board of Directors of the Colombian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the director of the Extractive Committee of the Colombian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.  Marianna is also a member of the Latin America Regional Executive Committee Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

Marianna graduated cum laude from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela, and holds a master’s degree in business law from Universidad Francisco Vitoria in Madrid, Spain. She also holds a master’s degree in legal practice from Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) in Madrid, Spain. 


Firm: Brigard & Urrutia Attorneys

Position: Senior Associate

Entry Year: 2014


Experience abroad

Firm: Hogan Lovells 

Position: Senior Associate

Year: 2006 - 2014


Experience abroad

Firm: Palacios, Ortega y Asociados 

Position: Associate

Year: 2005 - 2006


Experience abroad

Firm: Shell Venezuela 

Position: Senior Legal Counsel

Year: 2003 - 2004


Experience abroad

Firm: Macleod Dixon 

Position: Associate

Year: 1998 - 2003

Educational Background

University: Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE)

Program: Master in Legal Practice

Degree: Master in Legal Practice

Year: 2011


University: Universidad Francisco de Vitoria

Program: Master in Business Law

Degree: Master

Year: 2004 


University: Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela)

Program: Law

Degree: Attorney

Year: 1999