- Number of partners: : 4
- Number of professionals: 21
THE FIRM: Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda is a law firm in México, formed by attorneys with a long-established reputation for superior legal work. The members of Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda are aware that their clients need not only excellent legal services, but also personalised services. This is achieved through efficient case management, as well as complete knowledge of the client’s business practices and the issues it may confront in the course of its business. The attorneys of Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda also believe it’s essential that their clients receive the best legal services available through attention focused on preventing legal problems, and that clients need to be constantly informed of relevant changes in legislation and case law which could affect their interests. At the same time, they feel it equally important that such counsel be provided based on the full understanding of the needs and problems of their client. Likewise, each member of Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda recognises the ever-increasing demand for, and variety of, legal services. They have prudently resisted over-extending their services to capitalise on business opportunities both for existing and new clients, while avoiding the risk of failing to provide the best individual legal protection possible. In view of the above, Müggenburg, Gorches Peñalosa y Sepúlveda is a law firm that combines a synthesis of the old and new, under the prevailing principle that the firm is never handling “just another case” for a client, but is rather their counsellor, primarily concerned with handling a client’s specific and overall needs. In this way, Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda is able to help its clients achieve results that offer real and direct benefits to client operations.
Pro Bono Work: The firm recognises the importance of charitable work, and it promotes active participation by its partners and lawyers in handling matters that have social impact and in providing free legal advice to charitable institutions. The firm serves as pro bono consultants for various institutions and foundations, such as Bufete Jurídico Gratuito Social A.C. (Universidad Panamericana), Colegio Junípero y Christel House.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE: As one of their principal goals, the attorneys of Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda have developed the capacity to render services based on their expertise and experience, but beyond that, they take an integrated legal approach that is not limited simply to the client’s specific problem, but also considers prevention for the effects which that problem may have on the client’s other business activities. It is in this context that the partners at Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda have attained an average of more than 25 years of experience in across-the-board practice in a variety of specific areas such as administrative law and regulatory practice, antitrust, arbitration, bankruptcy and insolvency, business law, constitutional law, dispute resolution, energy and infrastructure projects, entertainment, family law, financial services, foreign investments, health law, intellectual property law, international law, life science, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, public contract law, real property, tourism, trust and estate law, taxation, telecommunications law and tort law.
INTERNATIONAL WORK: The firm’s international focus is one of itsgreatest strengths. The diversity of its international clientele allows it to better understand the problems investors face in their international operations, and specifically to garner considerable experience in identifying and applying solutions to legal questions that arise from foreign investment in Mexico. As part of its day-today work, the firm faces the difficult challenge of adapting international business structures to the Mexican legal framework and prudently implementing them in such a way that its clients’ interests and objectives are properly protected. The legal services the firm offers in the international arena include counsel in a number of areas, including strategic alliances and joint ventures; financing; processing permits, registrations and authorisations for all sorts of intellectual property rights; contracting franchises, technology transfer, and technical assistance; foreign trade; and international arbitration. To meet the requirements imposed by international practice, the firm have assumed the commitment of offering excellence in legal services, comparable in all ways to services furnished by leading law firms in countries that export capital. The majority of its partners and lawyers have done graduate study in the United States or Europe, and some have participated in training programs in the most highly respected law firm’s abroad.
LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, French, Italian and Hebrew.