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Latin America Mexico Projects

The projects chapters focus on the development; financing (limited and non-recourse); refinancing and acquisition / divestitures of large projects that arise from the capital intensive infrastructure and energy markets. Infrastructure projects include toll road, ports, rail and light rail systems, water desalination plants as well as social infrastructure such as hospitals, schools and prisons. In the energy sector, advice on projects includes refineries, pipelines, LNG and petrochemical terminals, power plants and wind power, waste-to-energy and hydro-wave technology. Clients in this sector include sponsors, special purpose vehicles, lenders such as banks and multilateral agencies, contractors and operators, and governments.

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Band 1
  1. Galicia Abogados, S.C.
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    Galicia Abogados, S.C.
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 14 Years Ranked
    Galicia Abogados possesses a distinguished practice group that is revered for its outstanding capabilities in the projects arena in Mexico. The department benefits from a team that is skilled in handling infrastructure matters, winning mandates from notable clients to advise on energy projects such as oil and gas infrastructures and solar plants, as well as transport and social infrastructure projects. Galicia Abogados frequently represents both sponsors and lenders in the development, financing and operation of greenfield and brownfield projects.
  2. Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.
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    Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 14 Years Ranked
    Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes is a market-leading firm that commands a stellar reputation for its expertise in the projects domain in Mexico. The legal team is particularly adept at assisting financial institutions acting as lenders with the development of energy projects. The practice group also boasts enviable experience in advising on matters arising in the renewable energy sphere, with particular activity in solar projects. The firm offers additional prowess in the development of transport infrastructure projects.
  3. Nader Hayaux & Goebel
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    Nader Hayaux & Goebel
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Nader Hayaux & Goebel is a front-running full-service firm that has a distinguished practice in Mexican infrastructure projects. The Mexico City-based team routinely advises on competitive tendering and the structuring and financing of PPPs, acting for lenders, project sponsors and awarding authorities. The projects practice group is active across a number of infrastructure classes, including energy and natural resources, transport and social infrastructure, with additional activity in solar plants and wind farms, water desalination plants and railways.
  4. Ritch Mueller
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    Ritch Mueller
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 1 | 14 Years Ranked
    Ritch Mueller is a market-leading firm that earns plaudits for its prowess in the projects field in Mexico. The department routinely advises on project financing and refinancing mandates, representing major national and international banks as lenders. The practice group additionally benefits from significant involvement in energy infrastructure as well as transport projects, such as toll roads. Ritch Mueller's projects team enjoys additional sponsor-side involvement, particularly in the renewable energy space.
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Band 2
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    CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow is an established international firm that has an active practice in the projects arena in Mexico. The department boasts expertise in advising public institutions and private clients on public bids. The project practice group also has experience in energy, transport and social infrastructure, with recent activity on road, railway and water matters.
  2. Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.
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    Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez is a renowned firm that fields noted expertise in representing domestic and international clients in project development and financing mandates. The legal team boasts a consolidated practice representing lenders and sponsors, advising on energy and transport infrastructure projects, particularly gas pipelines and wind farms. Additionally, the projects practice group is active in highways and ports.
  3. Greenberg Traurig, S.C.
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    Greenberg Traurig, S.C.
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Greenberg Traurig is a dynamic international firm that has a recognised projects practice in Mexico. The firm has solid experience in project finance, assisting domestic and foreign lenders as well as sponsors with raising funds through bank finance and securities issuances. The Greenberg Traurig's projects practice group regularly advises on mandates relating to highways, gas pipelines and water treatment plants, as well as in power generation and telecommunications infrastructure.
  4. Santamarina y Steta SC
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    Santamarina y Steta SC
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Santamarina y Steta is a long-standing firm that has a well-known projects department in Mexico and is particularly involved in the representation of lenders in the financing of public infrastructure. The legal team is well versed in energy projects, boasting particular activity in the financing and refinancing of power plants. Santamarina y Steta benefits from additional expertise in handling transport and social infrastructure projects, such as highways and hospitals.
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Band 3
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    COMAD, S.C.
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    COMAD is an established firm that is highly involved in infrastructure projects in Mexico, and which assists national and international construction companies with matters arising at the construction phase of infrastructure matters. The projects practice group offers additional expertise in resolving disputes relating to projects. JC McDermott and Ingerop are new client wins for the firm.
  2. Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.
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    Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Gonzalez Calvillo is a well-regarded firm in Mexico that fields expertise in the financing of energy projects. The legal team is involved in the power sector, advising on oil & gas infrastructures and renewable solutions such as wind farms. Gonzalez Calvillo retains a strong client base among local and foreign banks, as well as key players from the energy sector. Nordex SE and AES México are among new client wins this year.
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    Jones Day
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    Jones Day is a reputable global firm that earns praise for its activity in the projects space in Mexico and boasts involvement in representing both international financial institutions as lenders, as well as large energy companies acting as sponsors. The legal team is also deeply involved in renewable energy projects, such as wind farms and solar energy plants.
  4. White & Case SC
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    White & Case SC
    Projects
    Latin America 2023 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    White & Case is an active international firm with a solid projects offering in Mexico. The legal team routinely represents private lenders, as well as well-known institutional investors and funds, in the financing of infrastructure projects in the energy sector. White & Case is adept at handling power projects including solar plants.