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Basham Ringe y Correa


Chambers Latin America (2016) has recommended Basham Ringe y Correa as leading firm in competition/antitrust, corporate M&A, energy and natural resources, intellectual property, labour and employment, real estate and tax.

Basham is a full-service law firm with a strong presence in Latin America. Established in Mexico in 1912, the firm has more than 100 years of experience helping clients to do business throughout Mexico and abroad.

The firm’s clients include financial institutions, individuals, medium-sized companies and prominent international corporations, such as the The Coca-Cola Company, PPG Industries, Crown Group, Sanfer Group, Kia Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Wal Mart, America Movil and Herbalife, among others.

The firm’s large group of lawyers and support staff is committed to maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. In addition, Basham’s lawyers actively participate in worldwide associations and international transactions. This in turn improves the firm’s growing capacity to serve its clients by constantly adjusting to the dynamics of the global business environment for over a century.

The high level of specialisation and development of each department of the firm, together with the coordination and support of the different practice areas, plus the in-depth knowledge of markets and economic trends provide the firm’s clients with innovative, practical and timely solutions with legal and business insight.

Basham, Ringe y Correa has a team of experts across its three strategic offices located in Mexico City, Monterrey and Queretaro with unparalleled expertise in their practices.

Main International Areas of Practice

The firm’s main practice areas are: corporate and M&A; tax, consulting and litigation; intellectual property; foreign trade and customs; banking and finance; antitrust; labour,employment and social security; white-collar crime and advice on crime prevention; civil commercial and litigation arbitration; capital markets; energy and natural resources; project finance; real estate; environmental law and sustaintability consulting; health; aerospace; telecommunications; shipping law and ports; aviation and airports law; oil and gas; compliance and privacy and data protection, commercial insolvency; corporations; estate planning and asset protection; foreign investment; franchising; gaming and lottery; government bidding and privatisations: government procurement; industrial creations; information technologies; labour consulting and litigation; media entertainment and sports; mining; pro bono; renewable energies and electric power; social security, trademarks and copyright; transfer pricing and services; transactional contracts; trucking and railroad; trusts.

Finally, the firm actively encourages the participation of all of its lawyers in pro bono work for charitable institutions and non-profit organisations, among others. For this purpose, the firm has created the Basham Foundation.

With over a century of delivering high-quality legal services, Basham, Ringe y Correa has become Mexico’s premium choice for domestic and foreign clients in need of solutions for complex legal work.

Basham, Ringe y Correa’s other recent recognitions include:

  • Mexico Tax Disputes Firm of the Year, The International Tax Review (2010–2013);
  • Best Tax Firm, World Finance (2013);
  • Firm of the Year in Mexico, Who’s Who Legal (2007–2016);
  • Best Mexican Firm in Mexico, the International Legal Alliance Summit (Gold Award; 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2016, Silver Award in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014);
  • Trademark IP Firm of the Year Award for Mexico, Managing IP Magazine (2012);
  • Mexico Client Service Award, Chambers Latin America (2014);
  • Pro Bono Award, Foundacion Appleseed de Mexico, AC (2014);
  • Mexico Tax Court Firm Of The Year, International Tax Review (2015); and
  • Mexico Patent Firm of the Year Award, Managing IP Magazine (2016).

Basham has been distinguished as a leading firm in pro bono work; as such it received the Pro Bono Leading Light Award from Latin Lawyer magazine three times (2013–2015).


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Paseo de los Tamarindos, 400-A 9º piso, Mexico, DF 05120, Mexico
Tel: +52 55 5261 0400  Fax: +52 55 5261 0496
Twitter: @BashamLegal
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