Mexico: Corporate Tax 2018

This year, we highlight 35 leading lawyers who stand out for their exceptional advisory and contentious corporate tax work.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Arturo Pérez Robles Pérez Robles Abogados, Mexico City
2. Gabriel Ortiz Gómez Ortiz Abogados Tributarios SC, Mexico City
3. Alfredo Castilleja Kaye Trueba Abogados SC, Mexico City
4. Luis Ortiz Hidalgo Ortiz Hernandez Y Orendain SC, Mexico City
5. Mario Barrera Vázquez Thompson & Knight Abogados, Mexico City

Boutique tax firm CHÉVEZ RUÍZ ZAMARRIPA Y CÍA achieves an impressive three listings in this edition.
Raul Morales is widely regarded for his leading tax consultancy practice and is described as “an excellent adviser, especially in connection with cross-border issues” by one impressed source.
Alejandro Torres Rivero “really stands out” for his leading tax litigation practice. He consistently impresses clients with his calm and collected approach as well as his professional style of delivery.
Manuel Sáinz Orantes is a long-standing fixture in the market with more than more than 35 years’ experience in the corporate tax field. Sources effuse that he is “a top litigation practitioner”.

BASHAM RINGE Y CORREA sees two outstanding practitioners nominated for their expertise.
Gerardo Nieto is a distinguished practitioner who is “held in high esteem” by peers. His first-class practice covers the full remit of domestic and international tax planning, consultation and litigation.
The “excellent” Alejandro Barrera Fernández is a leading specialist on issues surrounding tax planning, consulting and strategy both on a national and global level.

Multinational law firm BAKER MCKENZIE ABOGADOS sees two practitioners highlighted by this year’s research.
Jorge Narváez-Hasfura is “an excellent tax practitioner” who impresses sources with his “exceptional knowledge of indirect taxation and international taxation”.
Luis Carbajo-Martinez “enhances the capabilities of Baker McKenzie” with his top-tier practice advising major multinational corporations on a wide range of tax planning matters.

Arturo Pérez Robles at PÉREZ ROBLES ABOGADOS ranks prominently in our research, with sources noting that he is “the top practitioner in the market”. His leading tax consultancy practice impresses peers thanks to his “ability to effectively apply his extensive knowledge to very specific tax issues”.

Taxation specialist Mario Barrera Vázquez at THOMPSON & KNIGHT ABOGADOS impresses commentators, who praise his “excellent knowledge of international taxation”. He is a favourite among clients, who appreciate his “proactivity, sincerity and high ethical standards”.

The “excellent” Ángel Escalante Carpio of ESCALANTE & ASOCIADOS has more than 10 years’ experience in the corporate tax arena, and is a highly regarded for his strong litigation practice.

“Outstanding practitioner” Gabriel Ortiz Gómez at ORTIZ ABOGADOS TRIBUTARIOS is widely recommended by peers who commend his extensive knowledge of international taxation law.

International clients “strongly recommend” Alfredo Castilleja of KAYE TRUEBA ABOGADOS for his “dedication and great fiscal and corporate expertise”. One source effuses that he is “one of the most knowledgeable tax lawyers in Mexico”.

Luis Ortiz Hidalgo at ORTIZ HERNANDEZ Y ORENDAIN is renowned for his excellent international tax practice, impressing sources with his extensive experience of tax planning, consultancy and litigation.

SÁNCHEZ DEVANNY ESEVERRI’s Mariana Eguiarte Morett is “held in high esteem” by peers, who praise the scope of her expertise in national and international tax matters.

According to peers, the “excellent” Manuel Tron at MANUEL E TRON ABOGADO is a top taxation practitioner who has extensive expertise in international and federal taxation issues.

Omar Zuñiga Arroyo at CREEL GARCÍA-CUÉLLAR AIZA Y ENRÍQUEZ is “a phenomenal lawyer” according to one impressed peer, who goes on to commend his “extensive experience in taxation issues relating to trust and energy matters”.

Mauricio Bravo Fortoul at TURANZAS BRAVO & AMBROSI stands out in the market thanks to his “strong tax advisory practice”. He is also recognised as a seasoned litigator and international taxation expert.

The “outstanding” Gabriela Pellón Martínez at GALICIA ABOGADOS is a well-established practitioner with more than 18 years’ experience advising major corporate clients on multifaceted taxation issues.

Karina Perez Delgadillo at PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS is described as “a brilliant practitioner” with a market-leading practice covering global tax controversy and dispute resolution for foreign and domestic clients from a range of industry sectors.

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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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