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What the team is known for Long-standing industry heavyweight boasting wide-ranging expertise in the energy space, with a commanding presence in the oil and gas sphere. Highly experienced team offers a wealth of experience advising on complex regulatory matters, exploration and production projects and midstream operations. Particularly adept at advising on National Hydrocarbons Commission concessions.

Strengths"They have been really doing deep work in this practice area for many years," according to one market onlooker, who goes on to say that "they are real experts and super active."

"It is a well-recognised team," one source reports.

Notable practitioners

Market commentators are impressed by Amanda Valdez , reporting that she is "business-oriented" and knowledgeable about the Mexican energy reform. Peers state that she is "a very intelligent lawyer."

Respected partner Jorge Jiménez is highlighted by interviewees as "knowledgeable and reliable." Clients also note that he is "extremely helpful in negotiating joint operating agreements," adding that he "is a tough lawyer but really knows what he is talking about."

Stellar name Rogelio López Velarde offers extensive expertise in regulatory matters and is highly active advising on oil and gas mandates. Market sources state: "He is an extremely knowledgeable lawyer." Another commentator lauds him as "a pioneer who is at the forefront of changes in the energy sector." A market commentator enthuses that "he has immense knowledge of midstream and downstream matters."