Sergio Michelsen is member of Brigard Urrutia since 1991 and partner since 1994. With more than 30 years of extensive experience, Mr. Michelsen counsels prominent families in connection with their private wealth. He also advises leading local and foreign companies in Corporate/M&A transactions as well as clients in respect of telecommunications, media and technology matters. Mr. Michelsen received his JD from Universidad de los Andes and holds a Master's degree in Commercial Law from the University of Paris II, France. He also did an intensive course in Project Finance at the Euromoney Institute in New York and several negotiation and management courses at Harvard University. He has also been a professor and frequent lecturer in the national and international realm. He has been consistently highly recommended by specialized researchers such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Latin Lawyer, The Global Telecoms Business Guide, The World’s Leading Lawyers Who's Who Legal and The European Council Industry Report as one of Colombia’s most prominent lawyers in his areas of expertise. He also services on the boards of highly respected not-for-profit organizations.