Héctor Anaya Mondragón possesses “great knowledge of how arbitration works” and is described as “a strategic guy who is always two or three steps ahead of his opponent”.
Hector Anaya Mondragón is counsel of the arbitration and dispute resolutions practice at Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez.
Hector’s practice focuses on international arbitration (commercial and investor-state) under diverse arbitration rules such as the ICC, ICDR, LCIA and ICSID; cross-border litigation; administrative litigation and FDI protection. His practice includes representing blue-chip companies in disputes related to industries such as oil and gas, infrastructure, maritime, pharmaceutical, insurance and reinsurance companies.
He has over 17 years of dispute resolution experience. Hector spent five years of his professional practice in Europe and worked at two international law firms. He has served as an arbitrator in commercial disputes and as an administrative secretary in arbitration proceedings chaired by Mr Bernardo Sepúlveda Amor, former ICJ vice president.
Hector is admitted to practise law in Mexico and Spain, and member of the Mexican Bar Association and Madrid Bar Association. Also, he is active member of domestic and international arbitration organisations as well as certified mediator in Mexico City. Hector is author of several academic articles and frequent speaker at different arbitration forums. Also, he is a professor of alternative dispute resolution at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. In 2016, he published his PhD thesis titled “Investment Arbitration with a Special Focus on ICSID and Latin America”.
Hector was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He obtained his law degree from Panamerican University (2004) and obtained a Master of Law and Business from Bucerius Law School (2009), Germany. Also, he is qualified lawyer in Spain (2010) and has a PhD degree (2014) from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University (magna cum laude).
Hector is fluent in Spanish and English and has very good command of German and Portuguese.