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Mónica Gutiérrez Velasco

Mónica Gutiérrez Velasco

Contact information
(57-60-1) 346 2011 Ext. 8243
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Director of Brigard Urrutia, with more than 10 years of experience. Lawyer from the Universidad del Rosario, with specializations in Commercial Law and Business Law from the same institution. She completed a master's degree in law - LL.M., in the United States, at Northwestern University, with an emphasis on corporate affairs (legal entities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance).

Specialist in the assistance of national and foreign companies in commercial matters (corporate and contractual), among others: (i) decision making of corporate bodies, shareholder agreements, general secretariat, corporate governance, reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, splits, capitalizations , (ii) preparation, review and negotiation of commercial contracts (for example, distribution, supply, commercial agency, franchise, collaboration, factoring, joint ventures), and (ii) provision of legal management services. Additionally, she has extensive experience in accompanying operations and establishing investment vehicles in Colombia.


Brigard Urrutia’s director, she joined the firm in 2009.

Educational Background

  • Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario *Postgraduate degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from Universidad del Rosario
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) with Honors from Northwestern University.

Company Formation: A Practical Global Guide. Third Edition, 2014. Global Business Publishing Ltd., London, United Kingdom. 2014

*Printed version only