Sergio Michelsen

+571 346 2011

Sergio Michelsen

Partner  |  Brigard & Urrutia
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

Colombia

TOP AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Private Clients
Family dispute resolutions
Family and corporate
Governance

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

Assisted some of the most prominent families in connection with the structure of their holdings, family governance and M&A deals.

How did you get into private client?

Referenced by colleagues.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Always go beyond the legal matters of the family. In the private client world, you get to know the family members and must deeply understand the dynamics of the family to really identify their needs. Often the family is not aware of their own problems.

What is your favourite quote?

“A family that renews and re-energizes itself with each succeeding generation is one that is capable of redefining and revitalizing its business." Craig E. Arnoff and John L. Ward.

Do you have any outside interests or hobbies?

Biking, travel, social work.

When the restaurants reopen, where would you like to go?

Pajares Salinas.