Basham Ringe y Correa


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 PPG Industries; AAM Maquiladora México; JK Tornel; Sanrio; VF Outdoor México; Enertec Exports; Tubos de Aceros de México; Gap; Recicladora de Propiedades y Viviendas Mexicanas; Diageo; and NBC Universal, among others.

Chambers Latin America (2018) has recommended Basham Ringe y Correa as a leading firm in competition/antitrust, corporate; M&A; energy and natural resources; intellectual property; labour and employment; and private wealth law and tax.

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; indeed, it has spent over a century constantly adjusting to the dynamics of the global business environment.

The high level of specialisation and development within each department, along with the coordination of the various practice areas and lawyers’ in-depth knowledge of markets and economic trends, combine to provide clients with outstanding legal and business insight, leading to innovative, practical and timely solutions.

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.



The firm has a wide range of practice areas including: anti-corruption; compliance and investigations; antitrust; automotive; banking and finance; capital markets; civil; commercial litigation and arbitration; commercial insolvency; contracts; corporate; corporate governance; criminal litigation and counselling on crime prevention; environmental law and sustainability; estate planning and asset protection; foreign investments; foreign trade customs and regulatory; franchising; government bidding and privatisations; government procurement; immigration; information technology; intellectual property; labour, employment and social security; luxury law; mergers and acquisitions; privacy and data protection; pro bono; tax consulting and litigation; and trusts.

The firm’s work also covers a variety of sectors, including: aerospace; aviation and airport law; consumer protection; gaming and sweepstakes area; health; insurance; life sciences; mining; oil and gas; real estate; renewable energies and electricity powers; shipping law and port law; social security; telecommunications; and trucking and railroads.

Finally, the firm actively encourages the participation of all of its lawyers in pro bono work for, among others, charitable institutions and non-profit organisations. 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 has received the following awards and accolades:

Gold Award for the Best Latin American IP Firm (2018) and for Best Mexican Firm (2010, 2012, 2015-2017), the International Legal Alliance Summit;

Silver Award for the Best Latin American Law Firm, in the corporate category (2018) and additional Silver Awards (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017), the International Legal Alliance Summit;

Mexico Law Firm of the Year (2007-2018), Who’s Who Legal;

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year (2018),
Best Lawyers;

Ranked in tier 1 for tax controversy, International Tax Review;

Client Service Award (2014), Chambers Latin America;

Best Intellectual Property Mexican Firm (2016 and 2017), Leaders League;

Mexico Tax Disputes Firm of the Year (2010-2013), International Tax Review;

Mexico Tax Court Firm of the Year (2015), International Tax Review;

Pro Bono Award (2014), Fundación Appleseed de México, AC;

Mexico Patent Firm of the Year Award (2016), Managing Intellectual Property;

Pro-Bono Leading Light Award (2012-2017), Latin Lawyer and The Vance Center; and

Pro Bono Award (2018), Latin Lawyer.


In addition, in 2013 and 2014 the firm was named as one of the best places to work in Mexico, in Expansion magazine’s “Súper Empresas” (“top companies”) list.



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Paseo de los Tamarindos, No 400-A, Piso 9, Mexico City DF 05120 Mexico
Tel: +52 55 5261 0400   Fax: +52 55 5261 0496
Twitter: @BashamLegal
Facebook: Basham-Ringe-y-Correa-SC

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