EC Legal Rubio Villegas

International Trade Department

Mexico
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What the team is known for

Highly esteemed international trade and customs team formed after recent merger between two specialised firms in this field. Team boasts market-leading experience in handling trade remedies matters such as countervailing duties and anti-dumping cases, with equally significant experience in advising clients on mandates relating to Mexico's IMMEX programme. Frequently sought out for its expertise in this area by significant multinationals emanating from both the US and European markets.

Notable practitioners

Eduardo David Garcia 's expertise centres on trade remedies, with additional expertise in rules of origin and free trade agreements. He is recognised by peers as an experienced practitioner in the international trade sphere.

Highly regarded practitioner Felipe Mendoza Vidal is recognised by peers as "highly specialised in maquiladora issues; he has a lot of experience in that area, as well as in customs compliance." A client goes on to add: "He is very good from a technical perspective as he understands all the processes and regulations, plus he really has his finger on the pulse regarding this area of law."

The "efficient and effective" Fernando Holguin Casas receives recognition from clients, who note: "He is a down-to-earth lawyer with strong technical knowledge." They go on to state that "it is a pleasure to work with him." His practice focuses on matters relating to the maquiladora industry, including verifications of origin, customs strategies and litigation.

Respected partner Juan Carlos Partida Poblador is roundly recognised by peers as a leading individual in trade remedies matters. One peer notes: "He is one of the top lawyers in Mexico for anti-dumping matters," while a client adds: "He provides an excellent and professional service and can be reached even when on holiday for questions that we may have. He really goes the extra mile for his clients."