Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Commercial and Civil Litigation
With more than 20 years of experience, Fernando Del Castillo is widely recognized as one of the leading Mexican lawyers in contentious bankruptcy mandates. He specializes in insolvency, civil and mercantile litigation and is active in both litigation and arbitration matters. Before founding Del Castillo y Castro Abogados, Fernando worked at Santamarina y Steta since 1993.
Fernando has broad experience in counselling major domestic and foreign companies in arbitration proceedings held in Mexico and abroad in matters that involved civil, commercial, construction, and insurance law, among other areas. He has successfully participated in matters related to dealership agreements abroad and several arbitrations related to conflicts among shareholders, energy, joint ventures, software licenses and insurance. Fernando has also participated in judicial proceedings related to the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards, both Mexican and foreign.
Fernando is an active member of the Consultation Committee of the Arbitration Commission of the CANACO and the Arbitration Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
He has a law degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a Master in Corporate Law 2016 from Universidad Panamericana, Mexico. He is fluent in Spanish and English.