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Galicia Abogados, S.C.

Projects

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What the team is known for

Distinguished practice group revered for its outstanding capabilities in the projects arena. Benefits from a team skilled in handling infrastructure matters, winning mandates from notable clients to advise on energy projects such as oil and gas infrastructure, solar power plants and wind farms, as well as transport mandates such as toll roads. Adept at representing both sponsors and lenders in the development, financing and operation of greenfield and brownfield projects.

Notable practitioners

Top-tier partner Carlos de María y Campos Segura co-heads the firm's projects practice and is lauded by sources for his expertise in projects, particularly those arising in the energy sector. Market onlookers single him out for praise, noting: "If you have an energy project in Mexico, he is one of the top lawyers to use." Another source goes on to say that "he is one of the lawyers with the most in-depth experience in these matters," and a client highlights that "he really understands these matters and does everything possible to make sure the contract is viable."

Partner Francisco Fernández Cueto is described as "a great lawyer in Mexico in the project finance area" by a market commentator.A client goes on to remark: "He is very involved in this area and has a very up-to-date understanding of its regulations." He is well regarded by peers for his handling of energy projects.

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Overview

Our practice offers advice on the development, financing, negotiation, construction, operation, restructuring and sale of long-term infrastructure and energy projects.

We advise on different kinds of non-recourse or limited recourse financing structures, the negotiation of concession titles at a federal and state level, service agreements, power purchase agreements, PPP structures, engineering procurement and construction contracts, operation and maintenance contracts.

We make a difference by combining with strategic litigation capabilities and unique expertise in financial regulation, environment, antitrust and real estate.

Highly experienced in the energy sector, where we frequently participate in upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas projects, and power projects.

We regularly advise on urban infrastructure projects, transportation projects, telecommunications facilities and other government owned infrastructure projects.

We represent all participants in infrastructure projects: sponsors, project companies, financial institutions, private equity funds, multilateral agencies, governmental entities, export credit agencies, insurers and contractors.

We have a strong record of accomplishment in advising governmental entities in the design of bidding guidelines, its instrumentation, negotiation and drafting of the actual project agreements, as well as during all the stages of the bidding process and until the award of the concession titles and contracts.

Members

De la Borbolla, Alejandro (Head of Department)

de Maria y Campos Segura, Carlos (Head of Department)

Martínez-Negrete, Bernardo (Head of Department)

Borja, Antonio

Fernández Cueto, Francisco

Garcia-Travesi, Eduardo

Partida, Ernesto

Rogel, Alan

Rosendo, Luis Manuel

Industries

Airports and Ports

Energy

Maritime

Railways

Roads

Social Infrastructure

Telecommunications

Transportation

Water

Projects

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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Projects


Carlos de Maria y Campos Segura
Band 1
Francisco Fernández Cueto
Band 3