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Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

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Provided by Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.
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Number of partners: 34

Number of lawyers worldwide: 200+

Firm Overview:


Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez is widely recognized as one of the premier law firms in Mexico. Its leading practices are recognized in the market as dominating the mergers and acquisitions, finance, and capital markets legal fields, and its wide array of other practice areas, with specialized expertise, work closely together in a true partnership to provide clients with a unique team of attorneys with extensive knowledge to anticipate and resolve issues and efficiently achieve clients' legal and business goals. The firm provides innovative solutions to many of the largest, most intricate, first-ever market-leading deals in Mexico.The deep understanding of clients' business goals and the dynamics of multifaceted cross-border and domestic transactions, by internationally trained, bilingual attorneys, has long established a reputation for client satisfaction and the firm's responsiveness and expertise. Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez is the firm of choice of prominent multinational and domestic financial institutions, industrial corporations, commercial enterprises, investors, international multilateral institutions, and rating agencies.

Main Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Litigation & Claims: Advice in complex high-stakes cases as opposed to casevolume. Specifically all kinds of constitutional and administrative claims and litigation, including amparo claims before all Federal and local courts, in multiple areas of law.
  • Antitrust & Competition: Advises on all matters involving competition laws, merger control, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance, pricing and distribution policies and proceedings before the competition authorities.
  • Arbitration & Dispute Resolution: Advice, including advocacy, on domestic and international mediation, conciliation and negotiation; commercial arbitration, investment arbitration and investor-state disputes.
  • Banking & Finance: Represents international and domestic lenders, borrowers and financing entities in single bank and syndicated loans, acquisition, secured and unsecured financings, structured and asset base financings and derivatives.
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring: All non-litigation aspects of corporate recovery, insolvency, restructurings and workouts.
  • Capital Markets: Advises issuers, underwriters and other participants in the capital markets in domestic and cross-border initial public offerings, debt offerings, high-yield, offerings of structured securities, derivatives, securitisations and offerings of secured and asset backed securities.
  • Corporate & Commercial: Expert legal advice on corporate and commercial law matters to Mexican and international clients.
  • Employment & Labour: Advises large multinational groups on employment and labour matters, including hiring and terminating employees, collective bargaining agreements, incentive compensation schemes, bonus plans and benefits, and employment law implications of commercial transactions.
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Transactional and regulatory advice in the oil and gas, petrochemical, traditional and alternative power (including solar, wind, hydro, geothermal, biomass, waste-to-energy) mining, water and waste management sectors.
  • Environmental: Issues in transactions and real estate developments, compliance with environmental laws, remediation, permits, concessions, handling of hazardous waste, clean energy, water usage, climate change, zoning, natural protected areas, administrative proceedings and litigation.
  • Infrastructure: Represents local and global infrastructure operators, investors and financial sponsors in a full array of transactions including M&A, capital markets, project and asset finance and PPP projects. Expertise includes airports, toll roads, railways and ports.
  • Insurance & Reinsurance: Incorporation, licensing and operation of insurance business, authorisations for insuring Mexican cross border risk, structuring of new insurance products, M&A of insurance companies, regulatory compliance advice and administrative disciplinary proceedings.
  • Intellectual Property: Registration and enforcement of intellectual property rights, technology transfer, licensing and franchising agreements, trademark, copyright, patent infringement and trade secret litigation and intellectual property implications of transactions.
  • Investigations & Compliance: Risk prevention, risk management and protection, advise on design and implementation of compliance policies, compliance due diligence and investigations in the context of M&A transactions, handling all local legal needs of clients on legal and compliance investigations, advising governance bodies on compliance related matters.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Representation of foreign and domestic clients buying, selling, combining or restructuring companies, businesses and assets including negotiated and unsolicited acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, joint ventures, strategic alliances, privatisations and corporate restructurings.
  • Private Equity: Representation of clients on all aspects of their activities and operations starting from fund formation to structuring and making investments, through successfully exiting through the capital markets or strategic sale.
  • Pro Bono: The firm is committed to being an active participant and supporter of the community.
  • Project Development & Finance: Advise and strategies to implement and finance projects in the oil and gas, power, petrochemical, telecommunication, transport (including airports, railroads and toll-roads) and water and waste management sectors in Mexico.
  • Real Estate: Represents multinational and domestic developers, hospitality companies and investors in the commercial (including retail), residential, hospitality and industrial sectors.
  • Social Security: Advise on due diligence and other transactional matters arising in the context of corporate transactions and acquisitions and advising on compliance and litigation involving social security contributions, liabilities and benefits.
  • Tax: Design and implementation of tax structures for domestic and cross-border transactions, including M&A, private equity, capital markets and lending. It handles tax controversy, tax litigation and transfer pricing.
  • Telecommunications: Transactional work, most notably M&A, lending and capital markets, advise to local and international telecommunication companies on competition and regulatory matters.
  • Transportation: Representation of major participants in the maritime and ports, aviation and airports, railroad and surface transportation industry.

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Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Mexico
Banking & Finance
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Banking & Finance
1
Banking & Finance
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Carlos Aiza
E
Carlos Aiza
E
Eminent Practitioners
Pedro Velasco de la Peña
2
Pedro Velasco de la Peña
2
Band 2
Giovanni Ramírez Garrido
3
Giovanni Ramírez Garrido
3
Band 3
Rodrigo Castelazo
4
Rodrigo Castelazo
4
Band 4
Thomas S Heather
4
Thomas S Heather
4
Band 4
Capital Markets
4 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Carlos Aiza
1
Carlos Aiza
1
Band 1
Rodrigo Castelazo
2
Rodrigo Castelazo
2
Band 2
Carlos Zamarrón
3
Carlos Zamarrón
3
Band 3
Mercedes Haddad
4
Mercedes Haddad
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A
1
Corporate/M&A
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Jean Michel Enriquez Dahlhaus
1
Jean Michel Enriquez Dahlhaus
1
Band 1
Iker Arriola Peñalosa
2
Iker Arriola Peñalosa
2
Band 2
Eduardo González
3
Eduardo González
3
Band 3
Jorge Montaño Valdés
3
Jorge Montaño Valdés
3
Band 3
Humberto Botti
U
Humberto Botti
U
Up and Coming
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
3
Elsa Ortega
3
Band 3
Energy & Natural Resources
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Energy & Natural Resources
4
Energy & Natural Resources
4
Band 4
Lawyers
José Ignacio Segura Alonso
4
José Ignacio Segura Alonso
4
Band 4
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
1 Department
Department
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
International & Cross-Border Capabilities
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