Managing Partners: Juan Jose López de Silanes and Eduardo Kleinberg
Number of partners: 29
Number of lawyers: 120
Number of Counsel: 4
Languages: English, French, German, Mandarin, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish
Basham, Ringe y Correa is a full service law firm with strong presence in Latin America. Basham established in Mexico in 1912, has more than 100 years of experience assisting clients in doing business throughout Mexico and abroad. The firm’s clients include prominent international corporations, many of them on the Fortune 500 List, medium-sized companies, financial institutions and individuals.
The firm’s large group of lawyers and support staff are committed to maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. Constantly exposed to the international legal system, many of Basham, Ringe y Correa’s lawyers and other professionals have completed graduated studies at foreign universities and have worked at companies and law firms abroad.
Basham’s preventive and strategic consulting in all types of law allows the firm to offer its client effective, complete and timely solutions to their concerns. The firm’s in depth knowledge and insight into international as well as the domestic market includ- ing economic trends, and current affairs give the firm a solid base and perspective in order to offer fully-integrated and tailored solutions to every client. It is because these qualities and values, that its clients have continued to entrust their legal affairs to Basham, Ringe y Correa for many years.
The firm’s lawyers actively participate in worldwide associations, as well as in international transactions, something which has promoted the exchange of information and experience. This in turn improves the firm growing capacity to serve its clients by constantly adjusting to the dynamics of the global business environment. Basham, Ringe y Correa is aware that each client requires objective counseling, experience, professionalism and trustworthy people. The firm’s lawyers are well-known leaders in their respective fields of specialisation and are committed to provide legal services at the highest standards of quality.
The firm actively encourages the participation of all of its lawyers in pro bono work for charitable institutions and not-profit organisations, among others. For this purpose the firm has created the Basham, Ringe y Correa Foundation.
Basham, Ringe y Correa is the Lex Mundi Representative for Mexico. The firm is also member of IUS Laboris, World Services Group (WSG), Fraudnet and Club de Abogados, among other organisations. The honour that Basham most highly esteems however, is the fact that many clients have relied on Basham as their preferred law firm for decades.
The Firm’s Recent Recognition:
■ ‘The Best Latin American Law Firm: Corporate’ in the Silver Awards 2019 by the International Legal Alliance Summit
■ ‘The Best Latin American IP Firm’ in the Silver Awards 2019 by the International Legal Alliance Summit
■ ‘Firm of the Year in Mexico’ by Who’s Who Legal from 2007 through 2019
■ ‘The Best Latin American IP Firm’ in the Gold Awards 2018 by the International Legal Alliance Summit
■ The Best Latin American Law Firm: Corporate’ in the Silver Awards 2018 by the International Legal Alliance Summit
■ ‘Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year’ in 2018 award given by the publication Best Lawyers
■ International Tax Review – Basham has been ranked in tier 1 in tax controversy by International Tax Review.
■ ‘Client Service Award’– granted by Chambers Latin America in 2014
■ ‘Gold Award’– as ‘Best Mexican Firm in Mexico’ in 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Silver Award granted by International Legal Alliance Summit in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013,2014, 2016 and 2017
■ ‘Silver Award’ as ‘The Best Intellectual Property Mexican Firm’ in 2016 and 2017 granted by Leaders League
■ ‘Mexico Tax Disputes Firm of the Year’ by the International Tax Review in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
■ ‘Mexico Tax Court Firm of the Year’ by the International Tax Review in 2015
■ The Pro-Bono Award by Fundación Appleseed de México, A.C. in 2014
■ ‘Mexico Patent Firm Of The Year Award’ granted by Managing Intellectual Property in 2016
Basham has been distinguished as a leading firm in pro bono work; as such it received the ‘Pro Bono Leading Light Award’ from Latin Lawyer magazine three times (2013–2018).
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm has a wide scope of services including: Anti-corruption, automotive, compliance and investigations, antitrust, automotive, banking and finance, capital markets, civil, commercial litigation and arbitration, commercial insolvency, contracts, corporate, corporate governance, criminal litigation and counseling on crime prevention, environmental law and sustainability, estate planning and asset protection, foreign investments, foreign trade customs and regulatory, franchising, government bidding and privatisations, government procurement, immigration, information technology, intellectual property, labour employment and social security, luxury law, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data protection, pro bono, tax consulting and litigation, trust.
Aerospace, aviation and airport law, consumer protection, gaming sweepstakes area, health, insurance, life sciences, mining, oil and gas, real state, renewable energies and electricity powers, shipping law and port law, social security, telecommunications, trucking and railroad.