Mexico: Construction & Real Estate 2019

Here we highlight 24 impressive lawyers for their leading work dealing with financings, transactions, regulatory issues and disputes across the construction and real estate sectors.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Roberto Hernandez-Garcia COMAD SC, Mexico City
2. Luis F Moreno Trevino Holland & Knight, Mexico City
3. Rodrigo Conesa Labastida Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau SC, Mexico City

Nader Hayaux y Goebel sees two lawyers recognised in this chapter.
Michell Nader S is “a very well-respected attorney” who stands out in the market for his expert handling of sophisticated transactions across the real estate sector.
Vanessa Franyutti Johnstone is a highly regarded figure in the Mexican market who is commended by sources for her strong expertise in the financing of real estate projects, from hotels to major developments.

Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez also achieves two listings here.
Carlos Aiza is a finance specialist who is highly recommended in this chapter for his impressive work advising clients on transactions, financings and loan within the real estate sector.
Carlos del Rio has a first-rate real estate practice and is frequently engaged in advising clients on investment, acquisitions and asset management.

At COMAD, Roberto Hernandez-Garcia stands out as one of the most prominent construction lawyers in the country. He is much respected for his exceptional work on both public and private construction projects as well as related public procurement issues.

Luis Moreno Trevino at Holland & Knight is a widely recognised figure in the real estate space who is particularly well known for his extensive experience handling hotel-related acquisitions, transactions and developments.

Rodrigo Conesa Labastida at Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau leads the firm’s real estate team. He draws widespread praise from peers and clients alike, who consider him a go-to name for sector-related financings and transactions.

Santamarina y Steta’s Aarón Levet V is “a great practitioner” according to respondents who praise his expertise in complex corporate matters in the real estate sector, including financing and transactions.

Roberto Cannizzo at Cannizzo Ortiz y Asociados is a well-established figure in the Mexican market who comes highly recommended for his excellent work advising real estate clients on the acquisition and developments of major projects.

At Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, Lorenza Langarica O’Hea focuses her first-rate practice on corporate real estate matters, including acquisitions, joint ventures and divestitures.

Juan Francisco Torres-Landa at Hogan Lovells is a highly respected figure among peers who highlight him for his strong work on real estate financings and REITs. 

At Goodrich Riquelme y Asocaidos, Luis Pérez-Delgado is recognised as “an excellent attorney” who is highly sought after for the effective counsel he delivers to clients on matters concerning real estate investments.

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