At the Insuralex annual meeting held in Chicago on July 1st, 2022, Brigard Urrutia, exclusive firm member of Colombia, was distinguished as the “law firm of the year 2022”.
Most Insuralex members highlighted the role of Brigard Urrutia’s insurance and reinsurance team director, Lucas Fajardo, as member of the Board of Directors, and regional leader for Latin America.
In this role, Lucas Fajardo, on behalf of Brigard Urrutia, has devoted a great deal of time and effort to several important projects, including the comparative regional reports and the regulatory compilation for the Inter-American Federation of Insurance Companies – FIDES.
“On behalf of Brigard Urrutia, let me take this opportunity to extend our thankfulness for receiving this award. It acknowledges the role the firm has played since joining Insuralex four years ago, leading important initiatives aimed at strengthening Insuralex’s image as an organized professional group with solid capabilities to advise the insurance industry on its various legal issues” said Lucas Fajardo, Director of Brigard Urrutia’s insurance and reinsurance team.
About Brigard Urrutia
Founded in 1934 and with over 85 years of experience, Brigard Urrutia is recognized as a leading law firm in Colombia and one of the most prestigious in Latin America. Brigard Urrutia provides legal advice and assistance in all areas of business law and representation in a wide range of matters, including transactional and non-transactional advice, litigation and dispute resolution. In addition, Brigard Urrutia has experience as a service provider for an important national and international client which includes leading domestic and foreign financial institutions, multinational corporations, private equity/venture capital funds, state-owned enterprises, governments and multilateral agencies. The firm frequently advises on complex cross-border matters, and its attorneys have been involved in many of Colombia’s groundbreaking landmark transactions.
The firm has a multidisciplinary team of specialized attorneys in various practice areas of business law, who follow the most rigorous ethical principles and the highest standards of professional excellence.
Brigard Urrutia also has a management team that is constantly innovating through solutions, best practices, and trends to attain optimal customer experience levels. As part of its transparency policies and institutional values, it has a corporate governance structure that allows the firm to implement the best international practices. These practices help guarantee compliance of internal and external rules and achieve the objectives set forth in its strategic plan.
Founded in 2002, Insuralex is a group created by independent law firms that specialise in Insurance and Reinsurance coverage, defence, litigation and all other related legal services.
Insuralex works for a wide range of clients including insurance and reinsurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, insurance and reinsurance brokers as well as captives and self-insured companies.
Each member of Insuralex is considered to be a leading practice in this specialist field within its national jurisdiction.
Insuralex Latin American insurance law practice covers countries such as: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.