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Baker McKenzie

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 1MexicoLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Market-leading international full-service firm with a stellar reputation in environmental law. Frequently sought out by clients to obtain environmental permits for such activities as waste management and disposal, also consulting on matters of regulatory compliance. Boasts strong expertise in conducting due diligence procedures and environmental impact assessments, as well as disputes concerning environmental law. Client roster features notable domestic and international players hailing from the energy and natural resources, construction and manufacturing sectors.

Strengths

A client is impressed by the lawyers' approach, noting that "they are accessible, easy to work with and quick to respond. I would highlight their ability to explain matters."

Another source enthuses: "The team has profound knowledge of this practice area."

Work highlights

Acted for Ledvance Manufacturing on securing environmental permits for the client's new industrial facility.

Notable practitioners

Pre-eminent practitioner Federico Ruanova Guinea garners praise from clients, with one noting: "He does a really good job and I see him as part of my team." The source continues: "His answers are prompt and efficient, and he follows up on matters." His top-tier practice focuses on the regulatory and contentious aspects of environmental law. He recently advised Real Alloy on obtaining an environmental waste management and disposal permit.

Associate-to-watch Mario Facio Salazar comes recommended for his experience in obtaining environmental permits, as well as for his litigation skills. "He is very knowledgeable in this area, and very diligent and customer-oriented," states a client.

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Mexico

Environment


Federico M Ruanova Guinea
Band 1
Mario Facio Salazar
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