Hectór Anaya Mondragón is an “excellent” lawyer who stands out for his in-depth knowledge of international arbitration proceedings.
Héctor is a litigation and arbitration practitioner, admitted in Mexico and Spain. He 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. Héctor is ICC YAF representative in Latin-America (2019-2021) and president of the ICC Mexico Young Arbitration Forum.
He has over 18 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, a former ICJ vice president.
Héctor is active member of domestic and international arbitration organisations, as well as a certified mediator in Mexico City. Hector is author of several academic articles and a frequent speaker at different arbitration forums. He is also a professor of alternative dispute resolution at the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. In 2016, he published his PhD thesis titled “Investment Arbitration with a Special Focus on ICSID and Latin America”.
He obtained his law degree from the Panamerican University (2004) and obtained a Master of Law and Business degree from Bucerius Law School (2009). He is qualified lawyer in Spain (2010) and has a PhD (2014) from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University (magna cum laude).
Hector is fluent in Spanish and English and has very good command of German and Portuguese.