This year we recognise 40 lawyers for their extensive experience advising major banks and financial institutions on domestic and international transactions, disputes and regulatory matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau stands out with seven lawyers highlighted this year.
Thomas Heather is a leading practitioner with four decades of experience advising clients in the banking and finance sector on cross-border transactions, compliance investigations and restructurings.
Jean Paul Farah Chajin has an impressive profile in the market and comes highly sought-after by financial institutions, export credit agencies and major banks for his transactional expertise.
Luis Nicolau applies more than 30 years of experience to his exceptional practice which sees him advising an array of multinational banks on their Mexican operations.
Rodrigo Conesa Labastida is an “extremely active player in the market” with vast experience raising financings and advising on cross-border acquisitions.
Pablo Perezalonso Eguía secures commendations from peers for his expansive knowledge of banking regulations and debt and equity transactions.
Carlos Obregón Rojo is a seasoned lawyer who provides top-flight advice on asset-backed financings and corporate restructurings.
Federico Santacruz González is highly sought-after by funders and investors for his significant experience advising clients on bank lending issues and energy sector financings.
Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez sees six practitioners noted here.
Carlos Aiza has amassed a wealth of experience navigating clients through some of the country’s most innovative and complex finance transactions.
Pedro Velasco P is looked upon with enormous favour for his superb work advising domestic and international banks on secured and unsecured financings.
Mercedes Haddad is revered for her extensive experience advising Mexican and international financial institutions on high-value structured finance transactions, derivatives and securitisations.
The “excellent” Rodrigo Castelazo enjoys a strong reputation for his banking and restructuring practice with an emphasis on innovative finance transactions.
Giovanni Ramírez Garrido regularly advises multinationals on asset-backed, corporate and real estate financing deals.
Carlos Zamarrón O is singled out for his top-drawer work advising clients on innovative finance transactions, securitisations and banking regulations.
Nader Hayaux y Goebel excels with an impressive seven listings in this chapter.
Michell Nader S is highlighted for his broad expertise spanning divestitures, leveraged acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
Julian Garza Castañeda is a well-respected figure with a detailed understanding of financial regulations and complex structured finance deals.
Vanessa Franyutti Johnstone is a go-to for financing transactions in the hospitality sector with vast experience working on hotel agreements and mega-developments.
José Raz-Guzmán of Greenberg Traurig focuses his longstanding practice on M&A transactions, securitisations and debt and equity offerings in the banking and real estate sectors.
The “amazing” Antonio Franck with Jones Day receives glowing praise as “one of the best banking lawyers in Mexico”. He has four decades of experience working on financial restructurings, bank lending issues and M&A transactions.
At Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, Ricardo Maldonado-Yáñez is noted for his top-tier advice on cross-border M&A transactions, debt and equity offerings and financing deals.
Rafael Robles Miaja from Bufete Miaja Abogados is widely recognised for his extensive experience in the finance and securities arenas.
Gustavo Robles Cuevas at Rico Robles Libenson is nominated for his “strategic solutions” as well as his “deep knowledge and commercial understanding” of derivatives, banking regulations and structured finance deals.
Miguel Ángel Peralta of Basham Ringe y Correa is a standout practitioner who is well-versed at structuring LBOs and providing first-rate regulatory advice to a wealth of high-profile clients.
Juan Antonio Martin at White & Case is highlighted for his stellar banking practice which focuses on capital markets transactions, fintech matters and regulatory issues.
Daniel Kuri Breña Romero de Terreros at Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar is distinguished by broad knowledge of acquisition financings, debt restructurings and securitisations.