Mexico: Construction & Real Estate 2018

We highlight 17 leading practitioners in this chapter who stand out for their impressive work on a wide array of construction and real estate matters, including financing, public procurement, and regulatory and compliance issues in both the public and private sector.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Roberto Hernandez-Garcia COMAD, Mexico City
2. Rodrigo Conesa Labastida Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau, Mexico City

CREEL GARCÍA-CUÉLLAR AIZA Y ENRÍQUEZ sees two standout practitioners recognised for their excellent work in the space.
Carlos Aiza is a banking and finance specialist, highlighted for his first-class work handling financings across the real estate sector. His expertise spans securitisations, commercial loans and public offerings.
Carlos del Rio is “an excellent practitioner”, commended by peers and clients alike who particularly highlight his notable work in relation to real estate trusts.

NADER HAYAUX Y GOEBEL also achieve two nominations in this chapter.
Michell Nader S focuses his world-class practice on a wide array of corporate finance matters and is widely respected for his work handling transactions, acquisitions and financings across the real estate sector.
Vanessa Franyutti Johnstone is “great when it comes to PPP”, according to sources, who also praise her expert handling of related investments and transactions.

BASHAM RINGE Y CORREA’s Daniel Del Río leads the firm’s corporate and M&A groups, and is well recognised among market commentators for his outstanding work in relation to real estate transactions.   
Carlos Velazquez De Leon wins international praise for his top-tier work handling real estate matters, most notably corporate transactions.

At COMAD, managing partner Roberto Hernandez-Garcia stands out as the foremost construction and real estate lawyer in the country. His superb practice spans both the administrative and regulatory aspects of construction law, areas in which he is considered a real expert.

RITCH MUELLER HEATHER Y NICOLAU’s Rodrigo Conesa Labastida is “a very prominent figure” in the Mexican market, described by sources as “definitely one to watch”. He leads the firm’s real estate team, and is well known for his excellent work handling transactions and financings on behalf of both developers and lenders. 

At HAYNES AND BOONE, Antonio Diez de Bonilla is “highly visible” when it comes to real estate transactions in Mexico. He gains recognition from respondents who consider him a fantastic negotiator.

Roberto Cannizzo at CANNIZZO ORTIZ Y ASOCIADOS “has been involved in the real estate market for many years”, and is highly sought after by clients who consider him “really knowledgeable about the sector”.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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