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María Teresa Paillés

Mexico City, Mexico Latin America Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate
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Latin America
Real Estate - Mexico

Band 2

Well-regarded practitioner María Teresa Paillés garners endorsement from market onlookers for her longstanding experience in the retail and residential fields of the real estate sector. "She is an excellent lawyer whose planning and strategy not only meet the legal expectations but also take into account the needs of our business," declares a client, who also considers her "friendly and attentive."
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María Teresa has been advising clients for more than 30 years in real estate transactions representing private equity funds, real estate developers, hospitality operators, financial institutions. María Teresa has advised real estate developers in implementing, designing, and drafting documents to develop housing (residential, medium, and low income), retail, industrial projects and in the hospitality industry, she has counseled hotel industry stakeholders as to hotel operations, timeshares, fractional properties. She has broad experience in M&A transactions, designing and implementing diverse investment schemes for institutional and strategic investors and in establishing joint ventures in connection with real estate transactions. In addition, María Teresa advises clients in banking and finance, public biddings, public-private infrastructure projects and corporate law.


María Teresa obtained her JD at Escuela Libre de Derecho, and thereafter she attended a post-graduate course on International Business, and more recently a Compliance Seminar, In 2015, she attended IPADE Business School’s Executive Management Program.


In 2015, María Teresa Paillés founded Abogadas MX, with other senior women lawyers, to provide tools and soft skills to younger women lawyers to advance in their careers. She is a fellow member of LCLD. María Teresa has been involved in D&I issues.

Latin America
María Teresa Paillés

SMPS Legal

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S MPS Legal, S.C

Paseo de la Reforma 509, Piso 18 Col. Cuauhtémoc

Colonia Polanco

Mexico City

Ciudad de México



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