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Galicia Abogados, S.C.

Environment

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What the team is known for

Key team with noteworthy activity in the Mexican environmental ambit. Galicia Abogados garners praise for advising on the environmental aspects of transactional work, particularly infrastructure projects and acquisitions, such as permitting and due diligence. Client roster includes notable clients from the power sector, as well as financial institutions. KPS Capital Partners, Cargill and Clarimex are recent additions to the firm's client portfolio.

Strengths

A market onlooker declares: "Galicia Abogados' environmental team are exceptional in the breadth and depth of their knowledge and expertise. They have experience in all the elements of environmental law and are not only responsive but also go above and beyond to meet and exceed our expectations."

Work highlights

Galicia Abogados assisted Silver Wheaton with the environmental due diligence review of the Cozamin mine in Zacatecas, Mexico, in relation to a USD150 million streaming agreement with Capstone.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming partner Carlos Escoto enters the rankings for the first time this year after receiving ample praise from the market, with one interviewee reporting: "Carlos Escoto offers good experience advising clients on the environmental social impact cases." A different observer adds: "He is a brilliant lawyer."

A market commentator applauds Mariana Herrero for her "wide-ranging environmental knowledge, as well as her expertise handling a variety of matters." They also appreciate that "she is an objective and valuable partner for our business." Another interviewee describes her as "a versatile lawyer who understands the Mexican environmental law arena." Mariana Herrero is head of department.

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Overview

Our practice is renowned for its strong team of professionals with in depth experience in transactional work doing corporate environmental law, and on complex and sophisticated environmental legal issues regarding, water and wastewater, site contamination, waste management and environmental impact and other environmental regulated matters.

We add value by being available to give advice in direct communication with industrial facilities with a preventive approach and help them navigate through the complexities of complying with ever evolving environmental regulations.

Support from our litigation and arbitration practices helps us make a more in depth risk analysis and also guarantees that we are able to defend the environmental strategies we propose to our clients within a transaction or in everyday situations.

We lead in Project related matters, with emphasis in ESG, energy (power and oil & gas), real estate and regulated industries, including, ports, roads, water projects and pharmaceutical, among others. The experience of our team and the strength of our Projects (Energy & Infrastructure) and M&A practice groups allows us to add value to our clients from all perspectives; sponsors, lenders, buyers or sellers alike.

Our environmental practice is made up of highly experienced and technically outstanding environmental specialists, who frequently join forces up with our leading transactional and litigation teams on the most challenging projects & sustainable business transactions.

Members

Herrero S, Mariana (Head of Department)

Alarcón, Erika

Escoto, Carlos

Escoto C., Carlos

Manzo, Lucia

Industries

Construction

Energy

Infrastructure

Mining

Oil & Gas

Pharma

Ports & Airports

Project Financing

Real Estate & Hospitality

Regulated Industries

Renewables

Transportation

Water

Environment

Galicia Abogados, S.C.

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Location

Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho No. 24 - 7° Floor

Col. Lomas de Chapultepec

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

11000

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Mexico

Environment


Carlos Escoto C.
Up and Coming
Mariana Herrero S
Band 2