Sergio Olivar

Sergio Olivar
Sierra Mojada No 626
Col Lomas de Chapultepec
III Sección
CP 11000
Mexico City


Who's Who Legal Mexico - Government Contracts

Mr Sergio Olivar is currently the lead partner at Noriega y Escobedo, AC. He has been at the head of the firm’s infrastructure and public-private partnerships department.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in this area. He has worked with both private and governmental agencies and entities at the three levels of government on multiple infrastructure projects throughout all of their stages, including project planning and selection, the analysis and determination of legal frameworks and optimal legal schemes for implementation, the design and drafting of all legal documents required to conduct the various bidding and contract awarding processes under the different modalities available: concessions, traditional public procurement, and the different PPP modes. In various instances he has implemented highly complex projects involving the three levels of government and the private sector.

His department also provides comprehensive, top-quality post-award services, including the negotiation, drafting and execution of the loan agreements and trust deeds required by the different types of projects.

Mr Olivar has vast experience as adviser for the bank institutions, including the National Infrastructure Fund and Banobras in the negotiation of various financing schemes in different sectors, such as energy, telecommunications, water treatment plants, landfills, urban solid waste disposal, wind farms, tourist resort developments and sustainable housing projects.

Mr Olivar graduated from the Escuela Libre de Derecho and was admitted to practise law in 1998. He holds an LLM degree and he has been a guest lecturer at various universities in Mexico and abroad, and he has published a number of papers. He is a member of the Mexican Bar and the Mexican Association of Corporate Lawyers.

WWL says: Sergio Olivar is highly praised by sources for his work in government contracts which often involves matters relating to PPPs and foreign investment.

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