Main areas of practice include project finance, public-private partnerships and infrastructure, workouts and insolvency matters, asset-based, real estate and aircraft financing.
American College of Commercial and Finance Lawyers.
Javier's project finance practice focuses on public-private partnerships, where he has been involved in structuring, financing and development of infrastructure projects advising governmental agencies, financial institutions and funds, developers and construction companies in different industries including renewable energy, water, roads and social infrastructure. He is a key member of the firm’s workouts and insolvency practice, handling major cases for more than 15 years where he has mainly represented creditors. Javier is actively involved in asset-based financing with an extraordinary track record representing lenders in large real estate financings; as well as guarantors, lenders and lessors in commercial and corporate aircraft financing and leasing. Javier spent a year working at the international law firm Mayer Brown LLP in New York (2000). Javier received his LLM (with honours) from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a Certificate in Management from the Kellogg School of Management (2000). He graduated from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), attorney at law (1996) magna cum laude and has a Diploma in Commercial Law summa cum laude (1996) from Universidad Panamericana.
Javier is the author of various articles, being the most recent the Latin Lawyer Reference – Public procurement, Mexico Questionnaire, from 2015 to 2017 with Vanessa Franyutti; The Mexico chapter in The Government Procurement Review published by Law Business Research written with Vanessa Franyutti from 2016 to 2018; and an article on registration and finance of aircrafts in Mexico in The Official Guide to Aircraft Registration and Tax 2016 published by Corporate Jet Investor.