Dentons

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Mexico
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What the team is known for

Highly distinguished energy player commanding a stellar reputation for its specialisation in this sector. Particularly well regarded for its expertise in the oil and gas space, advising notable clients on significant exploration and production (E&P) projects, with additional experience in midstream operations such as pipelines. Also frequently retained to act as legal representatives of clients seeking concessions awarded by the National Hydrocarbons Commission. Other areas of activity include renewable energy projects and consulting on the regulatory implications of Mexico's energy reform.

Strengths

One client notes: "What I love about the firm is its lawyers' expertise in this area; they are truly specialised in energy matters. I've had a very good experience with them."

Notable practitioners

Amanda Valdez receives praise from clients, who note that "she is very easy to work with, always responds in a timely manner and follows up on all issues." She is commended by sources for her involvement in the power sector.

Up-and-coming partner David Berezowsky enters the rankings after receiving ample praise from clients. One client says: "I have found him to be very responsive and to provide a top-quality service. He is very business-oriented and practical."

Partner Jorge Jiménez garners recognition from peers for his expertise in upstream oil and gas projects, with one source noting: "He has a strong background in the energy sector." He has further expertise in a range of relevant mandates, including power project development and the sale and purchase of energy assets such as pipelines.

Leading practitioner Rogelio López Velarde commands a strong reputation among market commentators for his expertise in the energy field, particularly in relation to oil and gas matters. One client enthuses: "He is highly knowledgeable in the areas where my company requires assistance," while another notes that "he gives excellent advice." A source goes on to highlight: "What I really like about him is that he is fully specialised in this area. He is a very important lawyer in the Mexican energy sector."