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Latin America Guide 2023
Mexico Projects
Band 2

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow (“CMS WLL”) is part of the international law firm, CMS. Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount (over 5,000 lawyers), CMS has 74 offices in 42 countries.

CMS WLL specializes in all aspects required for an exemplary infrastructure practice. From the design and preparation of constitutional, legislative and regulatory reforms within the sector, through financing and execution of public infrastructure projects, including their structuring and allocation, as well as dispute resolution.

Our team of lawyers is highly skilled in public-private partnership (PPP) programs for the development of public infrastructure. Some of our members have participated in the proliferation of this type of programs around the world and in their improvement, both in Mexico and abroad.

The members of our firm have advised the Federal Government (through the Presidency, the Finance Ministry (SHCP), the Communications and Transport Ministry (SCT), Banobras, Nacional Financiera and Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal, the governments of various Mexican states and multilateral banking institutions (World Bank and IADB), regarding the design and development of PPP programs in Mexico and other parts of the world.

Chambers Review

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Projects - Mexico
Band 2
What the team is known for

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow is an established international firm that has an active practice in the projects arena in Mexico. The department boasts expertise in advising public institutions and private clients on public bids. The project practice group also has experience in energy, transport and social infrastructure, with recent activity on road, railway and water matters.

Work Highlights

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  • CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow's projects department assisted Fondo Nacional de Fomento al Turismo with the bidding process for the acquisition and maintenance of the rolling stock, signalling and telecommunications systems for the Mayan Train railway.

Notable Practitioners

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Enrique Lorente Ludlow
Band 3

Department co-head Enrique Lorente Ludlow is active in the projects space in Mexico, assisting clients with matters spanning transport and water infrastructure. A client endorses his practice in this field, saying: "Enrique Lorente Ludlow is among my favourite lawyers. He is practical, pragmatic and right to the point," adding: "With Enrique no time is lost. He is a doer and always identifies a solution."

Ranked Lawyers at
CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

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Enrique Lorente Ludlow
Band 3


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Alejandro Mata Sastré

Derek M Woodhouse Saavedra

Head of Department

Eduardo Revilla

Enrique Lorente Ludlow

Head of Department

Ernesto Castañeda Mendoza

Fernando Nava

Giancarlo Schievenini

Ixchel Duarte

Jose Luis Meza

José Antonio Ruiz Porte Petit

Marcia Santomé Sánchez

Head of Department

Sofia Reyes


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Black Rock

Bombardier Transportation Mexico

Communications and Transport Ministry, Mexico

Corporativo Kosmos

Grupo Dahnos

Grupo Indi

Importaciones Marktorne

Inmobiliaria Tecaponiente Nuevo Milenio

Inter-American Development Bank

Invex Infraestructura

Mexico City Government

Ministry of Finance, Mexico

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Mexico

Ministry of Public Works, Mexico

Mota-Engil Mexico

Proactiva Medio Ambiente

Sacyr Concesiones México

Sistema Eléctricos Metropolitanos

Termo WTE

Termoenergía CDMX Holding

World Bank


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Automobiles & Parts


Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing



Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers



Industrial Engineering


Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance