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Galicia Abogados, S.C.

Francisco Fernández Cueto

Mexico City, Mexico Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
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Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico

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Partner Francisco Fernández Cueto is praised by interviewees for his extensive experience and knowledge regarding the energy sector in Mexico. Describing him as their "go-to partner," one source states: "Francisco Fernández Cueto provides good advice. He is seasoned and offers a mature oversight of everything; his point of view in resolving issues is great."
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Projects - Mexico

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Partner Francisco Fernández Cueto "is a point of reference in the team and is active," according to a market commentator. Another respondent describes him as "very hands-on." Francisco Fernández Cueto is well regarded by peers for his handling of energy infrastructure projects in Mexico.
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Francisco is partner and co-head of the Firm’s Energy and Infrastructure groups. He is based in our Mexico City office, and his practice focuses on energy matters, with particular emphasis on power (renewable and conventional) as well as natural gas activities.

He advises clients in the development, construction, financing (through project finance, project bonds and other structures), operation and maintenance of small, medium and large-scale energy projects, sector M&A transactions and joint ventures, as well as energy regulation and litigation.

He is particularly known for his participation in sophisticated transactions and his experience in the negotiation of financing agreements and project contracts, including power purchase and hedge agreements, natural gas transportation agreements, engineering, procurement and construction contracts and operation and maintenance arrangements.

He represents the full spectrum of industry participants, including sponsors, developers, project companies, lenders (commercial banks, public banks, multinational agencies, export credit agencies, private equity funds and other capital providers), insurers, contractors and other investors.

Francisco obtained his law degree in 1994 from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He obtained a degree in corporate law from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Before joining the Firm in 1999, Francisco worked as a foreign associate at the New York and Mexico City offices of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle (1991-1994) and was a partner at his own firm (1994-1999).

He is consistently listed in leading directories, such Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer and IFLR 1000, where clients praise his neogtiations skills,technical expertise and business focus.

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His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.

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Francisco Fernández Cueto

Galicia Abogados, S.C.

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