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Projects
12 Years Ranked
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Provided by Carlos de Maria y Campos Segura

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Practice Areas

Carlos specializes in the areas of Energy (power, and oil & gas) and Projects (Infrastructure), with an emphasis on project finance.

Clients benefit from his longstanding experience gained in complex operations, deep knowledge and specialist abilities, allowing him to offer unique advisory service and delivering thorough and efficient solutions to every project.

Carlos frequently advises and represents contractors, developers, credit institutions, multilateral agencies and, occasionally, has even provided advise to the state-owned companies, PEMEX and CFE. He frequently works with our Environmental, M&A, Antitrust, International Trade, Arbitration, Commercial and Administrative Litigation teams in matters related to the development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects, and the defense of their interests. Carlos differentiates his practice by offering clients an integrated approach that allows them to tap the Firm’s transactional strengths, regulatory offerings and strategic litigation capabilities, with a sharp focus and unmatched record of accomplishment in the industry.

Career

He worked as foreign associate at the Washington, D.C. office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.

Chambers and Partners ranks him in Band 1 in Energy & Natural Resources, and in Projects, due to his deep knowledge of the sectors and their industries. He is recognized also by several renowned international directories as Band 1 / Tier 1 expert.

He leads Galicia’s Business Development Committee.

Professional Memberships

Carlos teaches energy law and project finance at several leading Mexican universities. He is also a passionate soccer player and actively participates in international tournaments.

Carlos was a visiting professor of Energy Law at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. He currently serves as vice-president of the Academia Mexicana de Derecho Energético (AMDE) and was the first Mexican board member in the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN). Carlos is Vice-Chairman of the Energy Committee and member of the Energy Task Force of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Languages Spoken

Language: Fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.

Chambers Review

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Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
1
Band 1

Department co-head Carlos de Maria y Campos Segura is held in high esteem by market commentators for his experience in the energy domain in Mexico. One client particularly values his experience, pointing out: "He is undoubtedly one of the best oil and gas lawyers in the Mexican market." Peers add to such praise, noting: "He knows how to support clients and is very experienced." Market observers note that Carlos de Maria y Campos Segura is active representing banks in the financing of energy infrastructure.


Projects - Mexico
1
Band 1

Top-tier Mexico City-based partner Carlos de Maria y Campos Segura co-heads the firm's projects practice and is lauded by interviewees for his expertise in projects, particularly those arising in the energy sector. Market onlookers single him out for praise, with one describing him as "a very senior partner," and as "one of the top experts in the market." Another respondent goes on to say that he is "very knowledgeable and well versed in projects" and "flexible and keen to support clients."

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