Mexico: Trade & Customs 2018

This year we recognised 18 eminent practitioners of trade and customs law, who come highly recommended by peers and clients alike for their expertise in international trade agreements, investigations, taxation and dispute resolution.  

Most Highly Regarded
1. Eduardo Díaz Gavito Chévez Ruíz Zamarripa y Cía, Mexico City
2. Adrián Vázquez Vázquez Tercero & Zepeda, Mexico City
3. Gustavo Uruchurtu Uruchurtu y Abogados Consultores, Mexico City

Specialist tax advisory firm CHÉVEZ RUÍZ ZAMARRIPA Y CÍA leads this year’s research with four lawyers listed here.
Eduardo Díaz Gavito is a revered expert in trade matters and is highlighted as a frontrunner in the Mexican market.
“Top ten” lawyer Francisco Cortina is a seasoned tax adviser who stands out for his extensive experience handling WTO procedures. 
Guillermo Sánchez Chao boasts a superb reputation in the domestic market for his broad expertise in foreign trade law matters.
Ricardo Romero Aburto is widely endorsed for his impressive expertise in antidumping matters, as well as his strong dispute resolution practice.

Two leading lawyers from domestic firm SÁNCHEZ DEVANNY ESEVERRI achieve listings this year.
Peers speak highly of Turenna Ramírez-Ortiz’s vast knowledge of customs law and expert handling of complex cross-border transactions.
José Alberto Campos Vargas co-leads the firm’s international trade and customs team and is highlighted for his excellent work advising clients on related regulatory and operational matters.

Adrián Vázquez at VAZQUEZ TERCERO & ZEPEDA is a "technically excellent” practitioner and a go-to in the market for trade defence matters.

URUCHURTU Y ABOGADOS CONSULTORES is home to Gustavo Uruchurtu, a standout name for international trade matters. Peers speak highly of his expertise in antidumping investigations and related dispute resolution.

Peers have “a very high opinion” of JÁUREGUI Y DEL VALLE’s David Hurtado Badiola. He is “always strong” in antidumping cases and is an expert in matters involving NAFTA.

ORTIZ HERNANDEZ Y ORENDAIN’s Gerardo Hernandez Reyes is highly visible in the Mexican market and is described by one peer as “one of the best lawyers I have ever known”.

At SAI LAW & ECONOMICS, Beatriz Leycegui Gardoqui boasts broad public and private sector experience and enjoys a superb reputation as a leading international trade lawyer.

Juan Carlos Partida Poblador of EC LEGAL RUBIO VILLEGAS is a go-to lawyers for trade remedy investigations as well as complex customs matters.  

At BUFETE JORGE MONTAÑEZ Y ASOC, Jorge Montañez draws praise for his strong customs practice and technical regulatory advice.

ESCALANTE & ASOCIADOS’ founding partner Ángel Escalante Carpio is extremely knowledgeable in international trade matters and is recommended for his specialist advice to both Mexican and foreign clients.

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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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