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Latin America Guide 2023

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Provided by Horacio M de Uriarte

Latin America

Practice Areas

Energy | Infrastructure | Project Finance | Mergers & Acquisitions | Corporate

Career

Horacio focuses his practice on the legal and regulatory aspects of energy and infrastructure projects. He has participated in natural gas pipelines, LNG terminals, conventional power plants, wind energy, photovoltaic and toll road projects. As well, he has advised both lenders and borrowers in project finance facilities.

Horacio is considered one of the five leading lawyers in Energy and Natural Resources practice area in Mexico by Chambers & Partners. His practice is recommended by clients that highlight his team’s “enormous experience and ability to both identify and mitigate risks for clients in this area.”

As part of his M&A experience, Horacio has participated in cross-border transactions in a wide variety of sectors, including transactions in highly regulated industries such as the infrastructure and energy industries.

Personal

Master of Laws, LL.M Harvard Law School, 1999

Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1996

Admitted to the New York Bar, 2000

Chambers Review

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Latin America

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
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Band 1

Key Mexico City-based partner Horacio de Uriarte garners recognition for his prowess in regulatory energy and project finance mandates. He boasts experience advising clients in a wide range of fields, including renewables such as photovoltaic and wind energy as well as oil and gas. Clients lauds his expertise, with one declaring: "He is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced and well-connected energy lawyers in Mexico." Another interviewee adds further recognition to his practice, stating: "You can find very few lawyers who know the energy business from so many different sides as Horacio de Uriarte does, including corporate, regulatory and finance aspects."


Projects - Mexico
1
Band 1

Experienced practitioner Horacio de Uriarte is a leading light in the projects field in Mexico. He attracts praise from interviewees, with one client stating: "He remembers the details of our projects better than us and offers a wide commercial and pro-deal approach." Another impressed respondent enthuses: "In my opinion, Horacio de Uriarte is one of the most knowledgeable, experienced and well-connected energy lawyers in Mexico."

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