Managing Partners: Juan Jose Lopez de Silanes, Eduardo Kleinberg
Number of partners worldwide: 29
Number of associates worldwide: 130
Of counsel: 2
Basham, Ringe y Correa is a full service law firm with strong presence in Latin America and the Lex Mundi representative for Mexico. 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 including 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 that has promoted the exchange of information and experience. This in turn improves the firms 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 providing 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-for-profit organisations, among others. For this purpose, the firm has created the Basham, Ringe y Correa Foundation.
In addition, Basham has obtained the following awards:
■ ‘Firm of the Year in Mexico’ by Who´s Who Legal from 2007 through 2016
■ ‘Gold Award’ as ‘Best Mexican Firm in Mexico’ in 2010 and 2012 and 2015 and ‘Silver Award’ granted by the International Legal Alliance Summit in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014
■ “Mexico Client Service Award” granted by Chambers Latin America in 2014
■ ‘The Pro Bono Award’ by Fundacion Appleseed de Mexico, A.C. in 2014
■ ‘Mexico Tax Court Firm of the Year’ granted by International Tax Review in 2015
■ ‘Mexico Patent Firm of the Year Award’ granted by Managing IP Magazine 2016
■ Basham has been distinguished as a leading firm in pro bono work, as a recipient of the ‘Pro Bono Leading Light’ recognition by the Latin Lawyer magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2015
■ ‘Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in 2018’ award given by the publication Best Lawyers
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm has regulatory and practical expertise in all areas of modern practice and advises clients in aerospace, agrarian matters, anti dumping duties, arbitration, aviation, banking and finance, biddings, bond manufacturing business organisations, compliance, consumer protection, corporate/M&A, criminal law and testamentary, domestic and international tax planning, energy and natural resources, environmental law, estate planning and asset protection, foreing investments, government regulations, health, information technology, immigration, insurance, intellectual property, international trades, investment, joint ventures, labour, life science, litigation, maritime law, mergers and acquisitions, NAFTA and WTO matters, privacy and protection of personal data, privatisations, railroads, real estate, shipping law and ports law, social security, tax, telecommunications, tourism, transportation and trust.
The firm also has specialised litigation departments for civil, commercial, criminal, tax and administrative law as well as in commercial arbitration and constitutional proceedings (amparo).
Languages: Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, German.