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Latin-America Guide

Real Estate — Mexico


Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Front-running practice group with a highly experienced team advising clients on the full spectrum of real estate matters. Possesses particular expertise in real estate finance, enjoying an enviable market position counselling clients on sophisticated financial instruments such as CKDs. Also routinely retained to handle the sale and acquisition of large real estate portfolios. Clientele encompasses domestic and international developers and investors, including foreign funds and FIBRAs (Real Estate Investment Trusts). Fibra Nova is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the firm, stating: "They have vast experience in real estate deals, particularly those involving the sale or purchase of large portfolios; they are very analytical and delivery-oriented."

Another market commentator endorses them, saying: "I think they are excellent lawyers with brilliant knowledge of real estate matters."

Work highlight Advised Grupo Bafar on the implementation of a FIBRA and the issuance of real estate trust certificates, as well as on the roll-up of its real estate portfolio.

Notable practitioners

Real estate department head Francisco Montalvo "has a great command of real estate matters" according to market commentators. Clients are full of praise for "his superb knowledge and his close attention to his clients' needs." He is based in Monterrey, where he advises major developers and investors on land acquisitions, condominium regimes and large-scale industrial real estate projects. He recently advised CKD II on its acquisition of nine industrial buildings from AIG and IGS for USD84 million.

According to market commentators, Carlos De Icaza "is a great lawyer with a very practical approach." They go on to praise his multidisciplinary practice, noting: "He combines both real estate and environmental law expertise perfectly." He is active across a range of mandates in the real estate field, including the sale, acquisition and leasing of real properties in the commercial, residential and industrial arenas. He recently advised the Dutch Embassy in Mexico on the lease for its local premises.

Interviewees are very pleased to work with Carlos del Rio. They endorse his knowledge of real estate matters, highlighting that "he pays great attention to details." He leads some of the department's most relevant matters and recently advised Tesla on the negotiation of a lease agreement for the establishment of its local operations in Mexico.

Monterrey-based partner Badir Treviño-Mohamed ascends in the rankings this year due to notable endorsements from clients. They say: "He is a great lawyer who is very responsive. We really trust his advice." Peers also value working with him and recognise him as a "real estate lawyer with a practical approach," going on to describe him as "pro-deal."

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Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Outstanding practice with a long-standing presence in the Mexican real estate market. Provides comprehensive counsel to major players on complex real estate transactions, with particular prowess in the area of real estate finance. Offers notable expertise in FIBRAs and CKDs, garnering recognition for its extensive experience in the structuring and development of projects in the hospitality arena. Real estate team is bolstered by the firm's leading practices in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets and M&A.

Strengths One impressed client enthuses: "I think that one key element is their proactive and practical use of the law and common sense to ensure that clients don't get bogged down in matters that aren't so important. This makes deals flow more smoothly and even faster than expected."

Other clients add: "We have obtained excellent results with this firm; the partners who handle our matters are very attentive, punctual and committed to their clients."

Work highlight Advised FibraHotel on its sale and leaseback arrangement with Grupo Posadas in respect of the Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancún hotel.

Notable practitioners

Real estate department head Michell Nader Schekaiban has extensive experience in advising real estate investors on transactional mandates. An impressed client comments: "I enjoy working with him very much, he is fantastic." Other interviewees also acknowledge that "his experience makes him stand out" and "he is a go-to lawyer for complex matters." Peers highlight his experience in the financial aspects of real estate deals, whilst he also provides notable expertise in banking and finance, capital markets and M&A transactions.

Partner Vanessa Franyutti Johnstone is praised for her "top-notch real estate legal talent" by market commentators. Clients praise the contributions she makes to deals, stating: "She brings an awful lot of strength to our conversations regarding Mexican real estate issues," going on to describe her as "an intelligent and resourceful lawyer who provides an excellent service."

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Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Market-leading team with renowned strength in advising both domestic and international investment funds, asset managers and banks on real estate finance, also winning mandates from notable real estate developers for commercial and mixed-use projects. Boasts a proven track record assisting clients with real estate investments, including property acquisitions and disposals. Also skilled in handling matters pertaining to title and the operation of hospitality, industrial and retail assets. Possesses renowned expertise in capital markets issues arising in the real estate field such as debt issuances through FIBRAs and CKDs.

Strengths A client says: "I would not hesitate to recommend them for any real estate transaction, particularly the complex ones which require you to think outside the box. They are deal makers, not deal breakers. Their level of commitment to the deal, attention to detail and overall client service are extraordinary."

Another client endorses the service offered by the team, saying: "The service is exceptional, mainly due to the strong commitment and involvement of the firm's partners."

Work highlight Assisted Terrafina with the acquisition of 45 industrial warehouses for USD431 million.

Notable practitioners

Star individual Rodrigo Conesa Labastida receives outstanding comments from clients and peers alike. Interviewees claim that "he is the best lawyer for real estate matters in Mexico" and go on to report: "Besides his legal skills, he thinks like a businessman and therefore adds value to negotiations that goes beyond purely legal expertise. He chooses his battles very efficiently and focuses on the things that are important to a real estate investor without missing the necessary details to cover us legally." Peers also admire him, underlining: "It is a pleasure to work with him, his knowledge is superb." His practice spans the sale and acquisition of significant real estate portfolios and the establishment of real estate investment funds.

Partner Javier Domínguez Torrado "is a hard-working lawyer who possesses great real estate knowledge," according to peers. They go on to add: "He is very professional, well versed in real estate matters and an excellent team player." Clients also value his real estate financial expertise. He recently advised Walton Street Capital on acquiring and developing a mixed-use property in Querétaro through a joint venture.

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The firm has a superior real estate practice. We represent developers, lenders, and private equity investors in connection with real estate projects involving all asset classes.

The firm has vast experience representing real estate investment trusts in their equity and debt investments in Mexico and is familiar with the various tax and regulatory issues that arise in connection with such investments. The firm is actively involved in the formation of private and public real estate funds in Mexico.

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Baker McKenzie - Real Estate Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Renowned global full-service firm with a strong presence in the Mexican market. Team advises major property developers and contractors on acquisitions and disposals, leases and joint venture agreements. Noted for its expertise dealing with real estate projects involving hotels and offices, with particular expertise in residential and industrial facilities. Boasts additional presence in construction and operations mandates. Union Investment Real Estate is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths Clients commend the firm, noting: "They make things happen and always consider the different challenges we may face in the future, seeking to protect our business in every way possible. We appreciate their advice and rely on their judgement."

Work highlight Represented the owner of Playa del Mango in the development of a USD15 million residential complex in Careyes, in Jalisco.

Notable practitioners

According to clients, department co-head Juan Bernardo Garcia-Garza "is a true expert in real estate law and perfectly understands the connection between all areas of law necessary to implement a real estate project." They go on to highlight his "absolute availability for clients and top-notch service." He is involved in the sale and purchase of real estate assets, representing private equity firms and manufacturers.

Department co-head José Larroque is held in high esteem for his noteworthy expertise dealing with complex real estate deals arising in the hospitality industry. Interviewees describe him as "extraordinary" and "a great real estate lawyer." His expertise extends to construction and development matters.

Partner Gaspar Gutiérrez-Centeno focus his practice on corporate real estate matters. He leads some of the department's most relevant real estate mandates, including complex negotiations for the sale and purchase of real estate assets. He remains active in deals emanating from the hospitality space.

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We offer broad experience and insightful advice to help you make strategic choices in Mexico’s diverse real estate markets. Operating as a fluent cross-practice team, we are able to tailor our advice to regulatory, environmental and tax requirements across sectors, project types and locations. We have sophisticated industry know-how to help analyze and resolve challenging project and infrastructure management issues.

Supported by over 330 real estate lawyers worldwide, our Real Estate practice brings together a full range of project capabilities needed to assist foreign and domestic clients in carrying out real estate activities throughout Mexico and overseas. We provide sound and effective advice on restructuring practices to clients facing workouts and foreclosures in the retail, hotel, resorts and tourism sectors. And we share cross-border transaction management tools to help manage the risks and costs of structuring, financing and closing real estate deals wherever they occur.

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Cannizzo, Ortíz y Asociados, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly regarded team in this field boasting strong involvement in such real estate matters as the sale and purchase of major hotel complexes. Offers further expertise in negotiating lease agreements for residential and retail properties as well as construction contracts. Client roster includes both local and international companies.

Strengths Market commentators recognise the firm as "a great real estate team that delivers remarkable work."

Notable practitioners

Market sources acknowledge "very experienced" partner Roberto Cannizzo Consiglio as "someone who acts for clients on the most critical matters to a good negotiation." Cannizzo focuses his practice on the acquisition, sale and development of real estate projects. Peers commend his level of activity in the real estate sector.

Partner Carlo Cannizzo manages some of the most relevant hospitality transactions for the firm, including the sale and acquisition of hotels and golf courses. "He is a great real estate lawyer," enthuse interviewees.

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Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established practice well known for its work in real estate matters, including due diligence on title issues, M&A, leasing and development financing. Client portfolio includes major local and foreign companies hailing from the hospitality, private equity and housing sectors. Experienced in acting as counsel to both borrowers and lenders in real estate finance deals.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the firm's real estate team, noting: "They are very efficient and deliver in a timely manner."

Work highlight Assisted Alsis Funds as lender with the granting of a MXN44 million loan to LV Desarrolladora for the acquisition of real properties and the development of a housing complex.

Notable practitioners

Partner Jorge Cervantes Trejo is noted by interviewees for the great quality of his advice. He represents some of the firm's most relevant real estate clients, including developers, private equity investors and banks and remains involved in the sale and acquisition of significant real properties in Mexico.

Market sources value Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche's expertise in dealing with sophisticated corporate real estate matters. He is particularly active advising the team's clients on complex acquisition and lease agreements. A peer says: "I've worked with him and he did a great job."

Partner José Victor Torres Gómez "is a very good lawyer," according to market commentators. He deals with some of the firm's most sophisticated cross-border real estate transactions, also offering notable expertise in banking and finance matters.

Up-and-coming lawyer Erika Olguín Valencia possesses high-value real estate expertise according to sources. They state: "She does great work and is hands-on."

About the Team (content provided by Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.)

The firm's Real Estate Practice Group, provides comprehensive legal services to clients in relation with real estate project development and all corporate and financing aspects thereof, as well as to clients which carry out transactions which underlying assets are real estate property.

Most of the practice area clients are developers, lenders, investment banks, pension funds, real estate investment funds, domestic and large corporations. The law firm counsels and represents infrastructure investment funds and capital management companies, which perform real estate activities in Mexico. As a full-service law firm, we advise clients from the real estate industry with other type of transactional work, such as in financing and capital markets, banking and finance, M&A

Our experience includes development projects, acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture company formation, tax efficient structuring, management agreements, and construction and renovation secured finance. We are involved in the purchase, sale construction, financing, development, management and operation of and investment in commercial, industrial and residential projects as well as the acquisition, lease and operation of farmland throughout the Mexican territory.

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Greenberg Traurig, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected international firm with significant expertise in advising domestic and international clients on real estate matters. Particularly active representing key names from the banking industry in granting loans for the financing of real estate projects, boasting further expertise across major residential and hospitality projects. Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez and Gerardo Carrillo Valadez are new additions to the team this year.

Strengths Clients report: "Their support is very professional and comprehensive, so we have been able to solve complex real estate matters in a timely fashion. They help us to mitigate not only legal but operational risks."

Work highlight Assisted Banorte with the financing of a mixed-use commercial real estate project. The deal was worth MXN1.145 billion.

Notable practitioners

The "strategic and practical" Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez is greatly recommended by clients "for being highly involved in the matters, as well as helpful and creative." Another source goes on to mention: "I rely on his advice and consider it to be top-notch." He is involved in a number of significant mandates ranging from real estate finance to acquisitions and development, working across commercial and residential properties.

Partner Gerardo Carrillo Valadez receives solid endorsements from market commentators. A satisfied client praises his "genuine concern for making my business successful." Clients also state: "He goes the extra mile and is pragmatic," also highlighting his responsiveness. His expertise spans commercial, residential and industrial real estate matters.

About the Team (content provided by Greenberg Traurig, S.C.)

Our Mexican Real Estate Practice provides clients with integrated legal services for virtually all phases and stages of a project. Our client base comprises a broad range of property developers, lenders, investment managers, opportunity funds, Mexican Real Estate Investment Trusts (FIBRAS & CKD) and private owners. We advise clients on a variety of matters involving diverse forms of commercial, industrial, recreational and residential real estate.

The scope of our real estate finance capabilities spans virtually every major income-producing property sector and asset type, including office, multifamily, mixed-use, retail, industrial, fixed-based operations, marinas, golf courses, hospitality and leisure.

We understand the objectives of financial institutions’ lending programs and offer an experienced perspective through our lawyers’ knowledge of the capital markets, the wider financial industry and real estate cycles. 

The practice handles domestic and cross-border real estate matters, including real estate structured finance and joint ventures, in connection with the acquisition and development of real estate for commercial, industrial and hospitality and leisure sectors.

We are well-suited to leverage our real estate experience with property developers, REITs, opportunity funds and private investors to assist lenders in streamlining their commercial real estate lending strategy for specific borrower groups.

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Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly reputable firm routinely sought out as counsel for real estate matters. Handles a high volume of real estate mandates, remaining a popular choice for both local and international developers and investors. Well versed in real estate financing matters, especially dealing with sophisticated loan agreements. Often seen assisting with complex real estate projects related to shopping centres, hotels and residential assets.

Strengths The real estate department impresses clients with the quality of its client service, whilst peers identify the firm as a visible player in this area.

Work highlight Advised SabCapital and BanCoppel as lenders on the circa USD40 million credit facility granted to an affiliate of Thor Urbana for the development of a shopping centre in the south-east of Mexico.

Notable practitioners

Lorenza Langarica O'Hea co-heads the department and focuses her practice on hospitality and industrial real estate projects. Interviewees emphasise that "she is a very good lawyer," going on to describe her as "very meticulous with great attention to detail."

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The Firm advises real estate investors, developers, and construction companies in commercial, industrial, residential, and tourism developments. Together with its Banking and Securities Practice, the Firm participates in real estate financing projects, and in asset and mortgage securitization structures. In addition, the Firm represents hotel shareholders, owners, lessees and managers, both Mexican and international, in their operations throughout the country.

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Hogan Lovells - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for International firm with a dedicated real estate team garnering recognition for acting as counsel to several companies involved in the development and construction of large-scale real estate projects. Notable expertise handling sophisticated lease agreements as well as the acquisition and sale of land in the retail, residential and industrial sectors. New clients wins include Tech Data Corporation.

Strengths A client reports: "They provide great, practical and timely advice," adding: "I am delighted to work with them. They make me feel like I am their only client."

Work highlight Advised Gates de México on a lease agreement for the relocation of its facilities, as well as the termination of its current lease. This matter is value at approximately USD12 million.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Juan Francisco Torres Landa leads some of the team's most relevant deals, assisting clients with lease and construction agreements. Clients appreciate his robust real estate knowledge and underline "his ability to provide quick responses." He is also recognised as a leading figure in the M&A arena.

Real estate department co-head Ángel Domínguez de Pedro garners endorsement from clients, who state: "He does not only analyse very complex matters in detail, but also proffers solutions." They continue: "He is always available for his clients." He is routinely retained to advise clients on lease agreements.

Associate-to-watch Fernando Medina Luna enters the rankings following impressive endorsements from client interviewees, who report: "He has solid legal knowledge," going on to highlight that "he provides high-quality advice."

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Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Dynamic practice highly respected for its expertise in real estate matters. Attracts praise for its experience advising on transactional and regulatory real estate issues. Instructed by a broad range of clients, including those operating in the retail, industrial and financial spaces. Strategia Desarrolladores y Promotores, Metrobuildings and Banorte are among the firm's new client wins.

Strengths Market sources are impressed by the team, saying: "They are extremely professional, responsive and very creative."

Work highlight Represented Hilton Grand Vacation in the acquisition of a hotel in Los Cabos, in Baja California Sur.

Notable practitioners

Main partner Carlos Ibarra is held in high esteem by sources for his abilities in dealing with complex issues originating from title chains. They describe him as "very intelligent, quick, knowledgeable and someone who provides excellent client service."

Partner Gerardo Gallego Díaz de León "is a very good lawyer," according to clients. Interviewees also highlight his ability "to pay great attention to the details of real estate agreements."

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Kuri Breña, Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active practice assisting an array of major local and foreign real estate developers with property acquisitions, long-term leases and real estate finance through bilateral and syndicated lending. Experience encompasses advising clients from the automotive, retail and hospitality industries.

Strengths Clients note that the service delivered by the real estate team is "of the highest quality" and "solid in a commercial sense and very detailed in a legal sense."

Work highlight Advised Vinte Viviendas Integrales on obtaining a USD15 million mortgage-backed loan from the Inter-American Investment Corporation.

Notable practitioners

Partner Guillermo Garay co-heads the department and focuses his practice on the sale and disposal of real estate assets. He leads some of the team's most relevant mandates, particularly matters relating to the leasing and acquisition of commercial real estate projects.

Department co-head Luis Octavio Núñez Orellana "boasts in-depth knowledge of real estate matters and provides high-quality service," according to clients. They further endorse his knowledge of real estate finance.

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We negotiate and design real estate purchase, sale or leasing transactions for resorts, commercial and industrial developments through various structures, such as real estate trusts, sale and lease back transactions, usufruct and development and management agreements, among others.

Our advice in financing transactions for resorts, hotels and shopping centers includes a review of regulatory aspects relating to the acquisition of real estate, permits, environmental requirements and the structuring and implementation of security interests.

We conduct real estate acquisition and development transactions in restricted zones on behalf of foreign companies or Mexican companies with foreign investment. Also, we are regularly involved in transactions for mortgage lenders and the transfer of their mortgage loan portfolios.

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Romo Paillés - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded real estate department known for advising major hotel and industrial groups, as well as retail chains involved in real estate transactions. Expertise spans title studies and sophisticated agreements for the sale, purchase and lease of real properties. A-Zero is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths Client attest: "The lawyers are interested in understanding their clients' businesses and that adds value as it means that negotiations are handled better. They are a highly competitive firm."

Work highlight Represented SeBi in the acquisition of a plot of land measuring 12,000 square metres for the development of a 285-unit residential project in Mexico City.

Notable practitioners

María Teresa Paillés co-heads the department and offers expertise in the legal aspects of property development, particularly in relation to commercial units in the retail space. Market sources describe her as "an excellent lawyer," also noting that "she is very focused on real estate matters," and "both committed and reliable."

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Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Noted practice group with significant experience in real estate matters affecting the retail and automotive sectors. Particularly focuses on transactional work involving agreements for the lease, acquisition and sale of real estate assets, as well as such regulatory matters as licensing and title searches.

Strengths Clients endorse the service deliver by the team and underline "their solid technical knowledge and great negotiation skills."

Work highlight Assisted Suzuki Garphyttan with the lease and development of its manufacturing facility in Guanajuato.

Notable practitioners

According to clients, partner Rafael Villamar Ramos plays a key role within the real estate team. They assert that "he is a skilled lawyer, very proactive and creative." Clients also appreciate his negotiation abilities. Peers recognise his technical abilities in advising clients on real estate matters.

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This practice advises clients on real estate acquisitions, sales, and rentals in Mexico through various legal and financial mechanisms. Our real estate practice counsels clients on compliance with land settlement regulations, urban development and zoning, contracting of public services, and acquisition of all types of real estate and infrastructure permits and licenses. We have substantial experience helping clients negotiate and draft a wide variety of lease agreements and construction contracts. We help many international clients prepare agreements for the acquisition and lease of Mexican real estate.

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Santamarina y Steta SC - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Respected full-service firm with an established presence in Mexico. Recognised for its solid capabilities in real estate matters advising key players on large-scale housing, hospitality and retail projects. Broad expertise includes the sale and acquisition of assets and lease agreements, as well as complex real estate due diligence.

Strengths Market onlookers praise the team, highlighting the lawyers' technical knowledge of real estate issues.

Work highlight Assisted Ellwood Specialty Metals with the acquisition of a plot of land and the construction and operation of an industrial facility.

Notable practitioners

Partner Gloria Park co-heads the department and advises the firm's most relevant clients. She is acknowledged by sources to be an experienced lawyer, garnering further praise for her capabilities in the development of industrial real estate projects and land management matters.

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We have vast experience and sophistication in the design of corporate and contractual structures, advising companies involved in real estate projects, either as developers, constructors, administrators, trustees or realtors, in order to reach an efficient operation of each project and maximize results.

Our experience covers an extensive participation in the various stages and/or characteristics of each operation, including the acquisition, lease, construction, financing and operation of real estate projects.

In the acquisition, our participation involves the due diligence of the project in particular and continues with the design and the negotiation of an efficient contractual structure. Regularly, we are involved representing either the purchaser, the seller or the entity that will finance the operation and inclusive, the insurance company, in the review and report of the legal situation of real estate properties. Likewise, our services include, the management and obtainment of federal, local and municipal authorizations required for a project in particular and a tax incentive project.

In lease transactions, we have a very active practice, representing developers, lessors and lessees in the structuring of leases of all kinds of projects, including industrial warehouses, offices and business premises, projects for residential purposes and hotels and resorts.

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SOLCARGO (Solórzano, Carvajal, González, y Pérez-Correa) - Real Estate Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Significant practice in the real estate sector with expertise handling deals involving hotels, golf courses and residential development projects. Work includes title investigations, due diligence and assistance with permits and licences. PA Consulting Group and Nautic Partners are new client wins for the firm.

Strengths Clients praise the team, highlighting "their meticulous attention to detail and incredible performance in high-pressure situations."

Work highlight Assisted Akivinta with the sale of a real estate asset located in Reforma, Mexico City. The value of the deal was approximately USD20 million.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Luis Fernando González Nieves is admired by clients for his "ample experience and permanent involvement in matters, as well as his impressive technical knowledge." A client also states: "I have never received a deliverable from him that did not meet the highest standards of professionalism." He is involved in a notable volume of property sales and acquisitions.

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We have extensive and proven experience in real estate law, advising clients on tourism and tourism resorts, as well as industrial, commercial and medical developments. Our practice and expertise includes all phases of real estate development, including the preparation of purchase and sale agreements and lease agreements, as well as the implementation of accessory contracts related to collateral securities, mortgages, structuring of lines of credit, incorporation of trusts and guarantee trusts, disincorporation of ejidos and regulatory compliance.

SOLCARGO possesses extensive experience in Mexico’s most important real estate sectors: hospitality, commercial and industrial. Our expertise in the hospitality sector is supported by our experience of helping clients on the ground in key locations, including in Los Cabos and Playa del Carmen, where SOLCARGO established offices for real estate projects and planted its practice, and where SOLCARGO continues to service clients involved in these localities from Mexico City.

Our vast experience derives in the firm’s being actively involved in high-level transactions or transactions involving high components in real estate assets and disincorporation of funds and trusts.



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CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC - Real Estate Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Highly regarded practice that acts for a diverse client list, including public entities and private companies. Areas of expertise include land title studies, acquisition of real estate assets and property registration. Almusafes is a new client win for the firm.

Strengths Clients have "an excellent opinion of the lawyers," describing the service as "great and very oriented towards clients' needs."

Work highlight Assisted Operadora Desarrolladora with the negotiation and drafting of agreements related to the development of a residential building.

Notable practitioners

Department head Enrique Lorente Ludlow is valued by clients for "his robust abilities dealing with real estate matters." He is described by market onlookers as "a great and very intelligent lawyer." His expertise and involvement span residential and commercial properties.

Up-and-coming partner César Lechuga "is great, quick and precise," according to clients. They further underline that "he is a pleasant person to deal with" and recognise his knowledge of real estate finance.

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CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow (“WLL-CMS”) is part of the international law firm, CMS. Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount (over 5,000 lawyers), CMS has 74 offices in 42 countries.

WLL-CMS lawyers have participated in real estate and real estate finance transactions with experience in all aspects of the structuring and financing of real estate developments in industrial, residential, hospitality, office and mixed-use projects.

We believe WLL-CMS is a leading law firm in the Real Estate practice area, given the nature, number and complexity of our projects. WLL-CMS has participated in some of the largest real estate projects in Mexico. Many of the real estate projects we undertake are innovative or pioneer projects, and many involve highly complex contracts.

Our team is especially well-known for:

  • Advising on the purchase and development of commercial, residential, office, industrial and mixed-use real estate
  • Structuring JVs for the development of real estate
  • Advising on the lease of commercial, industrial and logistics real estate properties
  • Drafting and negotiation of all necessary documents for obtaining land use rights and rights of way for public, private and agrarian infrastructure projects.

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Creel Abogados - Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Well-known practice within the Mexican market recognised for its expertise assisting local and international clients with urban and industrial real estate matters. Involvement includes investment structures, regulatory advice and real estate agreements. Gestamp and Edscha are new client wins for the firm.

Strengths Clients praise the team, saying: "They are very knowledgeable lawyers who deliver high-quality work."

Work highlight Assisted Inmobiliaria Positano with the establishment of a trust and joint venture agreement with Ruba Desarrollos under which Inmobiliaria Positano contributed a 780-hectare property located in Chihuahua and Ruba Desarrollos provided the financing for the development of a residential project.

Notable practitioners

Jorge Torres Benítez maintains a long-standing reputation within the real estate arena. Market commentators are full of praise for his legal skills and describe him as an expert in this field. He focuses his practice on advising clients on hospitality, industrial and residential real estate developments throughout Mexico.

About the Team (content provided by Creel Abogados)

Our Real Estate Practice is a reference in the Mexican market led by Jorge Torres, with extensive experience in all types of real estate matters -including those with strong M&A components-. Our Real Estate team is also formed by three partners, Gustavo Struck Creel, Alfonso Razu and Patricio Martinez, and three associates. We provide our clients with specialized advice on an ample variety of real estate transactions, including the residential, industrial, commercial and tourism sectors, covering the purchase, sale and lease of real estate assets, the design and structuring of condominium property and time sharing regimes, the development, construction, management and operation of real estate projects, as well as the obtainment of permits and authorizations required for such projects. Likewise, we represent investors in the creation of private and public real estate funds in Mexico, and advise national and foreign clients in joint ventures relating to the real estate market.

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Cuesta Campos y Asociados S.C. - Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Experienced practice actively assisting both international and local clients within the industrial and tourism sectors. Particularly involved in transactional work in this sphere, with a focus on acquisition and construction agreements, as well as regulatory work including land-use planning and licensing matters.

Strengths A satisfied client states: "We are very pleased with the results obtained with this firm, they are always very attentive."

Work highlight Represented Xin Point in the acquisition of an industrial park in Lagos de Moreno for the manufacture of car parts.

Notable practitioners

Partner Azucena Marin is endorsed by clients for her deep knowledge in real estate matters. She leads some of the firm's most relevant real estate matters and focuses her practice on the structuring of real estate projects in the residential and industrial sectors.

About the Team (content provided by Cuesta Campos y Asociados S.C.)

Cuesta Campos has advised domestic and foreign entities in real estate transactions for over 38 years. The permanent involvement in this type of transactions has allowed the team to have a comprehensive experience both on the private transactional aspect of real estate deals, and the governmental related transactions.

As part of the real estate practice, the firm provides value-added services on a range of transactions including major real estate developments, industrial parks and manufacturing plants, critical environmental issues, representation to top industrial, commercial and resort developers in multi-million acquisitions for real estate developments and industrial facilities.

Our firm has advised leading multinational entities and top domestic construction firms throughout the legal procedures related to urban development matters, including due diligence for purchase and sale transactions.

Cuesta Campos has partaken in the drafting and negotiation of highly specialized documents such as: multiple purposes condominium regimes, hotel management and operating agreements, strategic representation agreements for real estate promotion, construction contracts, guaranties, sale-leasebacks, commercial or industrial facility leases, and built-to-suit leases.

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Galicia Abogados, S.C. - Real Estate Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded real estate practice with a particular focus on advising banks on real estate finance, offering further expertise in the sale and acquisition of real estate assets. Also retained by major developers to advise on residential, commercial and mixed-use developments.

Strengths Clients report: "The lawyers provide comprehensive, timely and clear advice. They are proactive and have a pro-business and can-do attitude."

Work highlight Assisted HSBC with the refinancing of Torre Diana, involving the conversion of an existing construction loan into a USD150 million permanent extended facility secured by underlying assets and cash flows from rents.

Notable practitioners

Department head Alejandro Trujillo enters the rankings following impressive endorsements of his abilities in the real estate sector from clients, who describe him as "a great lawyer who brings solutions to the table and has a pro-business attitude," as well as "a strategic negotiator."

Partner José Visoso is regarded as a notable name in the real estate field by peers. Clients compound such praise, highlighting "his full availability and direct involvement," as well as "his pro-business and proactive approach." He boasts further expertise in the M&A and capital markets fields.

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Haynes and Boone, SC - Real Estate Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Assists international and local companies with the sale and acquisition of real estate assets, as well as lease agreements. Team also advises clients on due diligence procedures and regulatory matters, with particular expertise in dealing with hospitality, retail and residential projects.

Notable practitioners

Brad Lavender and Rafael Carmona are the key client contacts.

About the Team (content provided by Haynes and Boone, SC)

With one of the largest and longest-operating offices of a U.S. law firm in Mexico, we represent clients in complex real estate projects that span multiple practice areas.

Our lawyers have advised Mexican and foreign Real Estate Investment Funds in acquiring real estate assets in Mexico; represented local and foreign developers of mixed-use real estate projects; handled matters such as commercial leasing and residential mortgage programs; counseled a major Mexican real estate developer on the execution of long-term lease agreements with multinational corporations; and represented an international bank in multimillion-dollar financings of developers in Mexico.

Our team also has represented clients in all aspects of the development, construction, management and sale of hotels, resorts, retail developments, industrial parks and residential projects, including financing, local permits and other elements.

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Jones Day - Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for International firm with a well-regarded real estate practice group. Services a long list of significant clients from the construction, automotive and consumer goods industries. Boasts expertise in drafting agreements for the sale, lease and acquisition of real estate assets, as well as land use and zoning matters.

Strengths A pleased client says: "Working with them was a great experience."

Work highlight Assisted Holley Group with its circa USD500 million investment to develop a mixed-use project consisting of an industrial park and a residential space located in Monterrey.

Notable practitioners

Department head Manuel Romano attracts praise from interviewees, who describe him as "a good lawyer with great experience in this field." He focuses his practice on assisting major developers and investors with real estate projects.

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SMPS Legal - Real Estate Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active practice group assisting with lease and acquisition agreements in respect of real estate assets such as office buildings, hotels and residential developments. Client portfolio includes local and international developers, as well as private investors.

Strengths The firm wins praise from its clients, who say: "The lawyers provide great service and are always available. Their advice is sound and detailed."

Work highlight Represented Centauro Capital in the sale of three high-end apartments in the Mil Cumbres 101 development for a total of USD10 million.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Alejandro Ortiz Prieto is recommended by clients for "his profound analysis of matters and his solid client service." He focuses his real estate practice on hospitality and retail projects.

About the Team (content provided by SMPS Legal)

The attorneys of SMPS Legal have extensive experience representing developers, creditors and investors in every type of real estate and asset transactions, including purchase, lease, funding, development, construction and liens on real estate assets such as offices, malls, mines, warehouses, local businesses, residential and multi- purpose properties and hotels.

The members of SMPS Legal are key players and have been consistently involved in matters of significant importance in the hospitality sector providing legal assistance in well- known hospitality projects in Mexico.

The services offered by SMPS Legal include audits, regulatory, tax and environmental matters, as well as structuring  of  real  estate   projects   through   any  type of structures such as Real Estate Trusts (“FIBRAs” or Fideicomisos Inmobiliarios de Bienes Raíces).

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Star Individuals

Rodrigo Conesa Labastida

Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Star individual Rodrigo Conesa Labastida receives outstanding comments from clients and peers alike. Interviewees claim that "he is the best lawyer for real estate matters in Mexico" and go on to report: "Besides his legal skills, he thinks like a businessman and therefore adds value to negotiations that goes beyond purely legal expertise. He chooses his battles very efficiently and focuses on the things that are important to a real estate investor without missing the necessary details to cover us legally." Peers also admire him, underlining: "It is a pleasure to work with him, his knowledge is superb." His practice spans the sale and acquisition of significant real estate portfolios and the establishment of real estate investment funds.

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Band 1

Francisco Montalvo

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Real estate department head Francisco Montalvo"has a great command of real estate matters" according to market commentators. Clients are full of praise for "his superb knowledge and his close attention to his clients' needs." He is based in Monterrey, where he advises major developers and investors on land acquisitions, condominium regimes and large-scale industrial real estate projects. He recently advised CKD II on its acquisition of nine industrial buildings from AIG and IGS for USD84 million.

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Band 1

Michell Nader Schekaiban

Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Real estate department head Michell Nader Schekaiban has extensive experience in advising real estate investors on transactional mandates. An impressed client comments: "I enjoy working with him very much, he is fantastic." Other interviewees also acknowledge that "his experience makes him stand out" and "he is a go-to lawyer for complex matters." Peers highlight his experience in the financial aspects of real estate deals, whilst he also provides notable expertise in banking and finance, capital markets and M&A transactions.

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Band 2

Roberto Cannizzo Consiglio

Cannizzo, Ortíz y Asociados, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market sources acknowledge "very experienced" partner Roberto Cannizzo Consiglio as "someone who acts for clients on the most critical matters to a good negotiation." Cannizzo focuses his practice on the acquisition, sale and development of real estate projects. Peers commend his level of activity in the real estate sector.

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Band 2

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to market commentators, Carlos De Icaza "is a great lawyer with a very practical approach." They go on to praise his multidisciplinary practice, noting: "He combines both real estate and environmental law expertise perfectly."He is active across a range of mandates in the real estate field, including the sale, acquisition and leasing of real properties in the commercial, residential and industrial arenas. He recently advised the Dutch Embassy in Mexico on the lease for its local premises.

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Band 2

Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez

Greenberg Traurig, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The "strategic and practical" Antonio Diez de Bonilla Martinez is greatly recommended by clients "for being highly involved in the matters, as well as helpful and creative." Another source goes on to mention: "I rely on his advice and consider it to be top-notch." He is involved in a number of significant mandates ranging from real estate finance to acquisitions and development, working across commercial and residential properties.

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Band 2

Vanessa Franyutti Johnstone

Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Vanessa Franyutti Johnstone is praised for her "top-notch real estate legal talent" by market commentators. Clients praise the contributions she makes to deals, stating: "She brings an awful lot of strength to our conversations regarding Mexican real estate issues," going on to describe her as "an intelligent and resourceful lawyer who provides an excellent service."

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Band 2

Juan Bernardo Garcia-Garza

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to clients, department co-head Juan Bernardo Garcia-Garza"is a true expert in real estate law and perfectly understands the connection between all areas of law necessary to implement a real estate project." They go on to highlight his "absolute availability for clients and top-notch service." He is involved in the sale and purchase of real estate assets, representing private equity firms and manufacturers.

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Band 2

Luis Fernando González Nieves

SOLCARGO (Solórzano, Carvajal, González, y Pérez-Correa)

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Luis Fernando González Nieves is admired by clients for his "ample experience and permanent involvement in matters, as well as his impressive technical knowledge." A client also states: "I have never received a deliverable from him that did not meet the highest standards of professionalism." He is involved in a notable volume of property sales and acquisitions.

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Band 2

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head José Larroque is held in high esteem for his noteworthy expertise dealing with complex real estate deals arising in the hospitality industry. Interviewees describe him as "extraordinary" and "a great real estate lawyer." His expertise extends to construction and development matters.

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Band 2

María Teresa Paillés

Romo Paillés

From the Chambers Latin America guide

María Teresa Paillés co-heads the department and offers expertise in the legal aspects of property development, particularly in relation to commercial units in the retail space. Market sources describe her as "an excellent lawyer," also noting that "she is very focused on real estate matters," and "both committed and reliable."

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Band 2

Santamarina y Steta SC

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Gloria Park co-heads the department and advises the firm's most relevant clients. She is acknowledged by sources to be an experienced lawyer, garnering further praise for her capabilities in the development of industrial real estate projects and land management matters.

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Band 2

Daniel Saltzberg Koris

Cervantes Sainz, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients are pleased to work with Daniel Saltzberg Koris of Cervantes Sainz, S.C., enthusing that "he is an accomplished real estate lawyer" and going on to note that "he provides excellent service and quick responses." Peers also endorse his practice in this field. He advises clients on property acquisitions and real estate finance.

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Band 2

Jorge Torres Benítez

Creel Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jorge Torres Benítez maintains a long-standing reputation within the real estate arena. Market commentators are full of praise for his legal skills and describe him as an expert in this field. He focuses his practice on advising clients on hospitality, industrial and residential real estate developments throughout Mexico.

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Band 3

Carlo B. Cannizzo

Cannizzo, Ortíz y Asociados, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Carlo Cannizzo manages some of the most relevant hospitality transactions for the firm, including the sale and acquisition of hotels and golf courses. "He is a great real estate lawyer," enthuse interviewees.

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Band 3

Javier Cortina Kalb

A&H Haiat y Amezcua, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to market commentators, Javier Cortina Kalb of A&H Haiat y Amezcua, S.C. "possesses great experience" in real estate matters. Clients describe him as "a very proactive lawyer who has good ideas and always finds a solution." Peers attest to his visibility in this sphere.

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Band 3

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Interviewees are very pleased to work with Carlos del Rio. They endorse his knowledge of real estate matters, highlighting that "he pays great attention to details." He leads some of the department's most relevant matters and recently advised Tesla on the negotiation of a lease agreement for the establishment of its local operations in Mexico.

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Band 3

Ricardo Gómez-Palacio

DRB Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Founding partner Ricardo Gómez-Palacio of DRB Abogados is held in high esteem by market onlookers for his relevant expertise in the field, focusing on transactional matters including the financing of real estate developments. 

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Band 3

Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Main partner Carlos Ibarra is held in high esteem by sources for his abilities in dealing with complex issues originating from title chains. They describe him as "very intelligent, quick, knowledgeable and someone who provides excellent client service."

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Band 3

Lorenza Langarica O'Hea

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Lorenza Langarica O'Hea co-heads the department and focuses her practice on hospitality and industrial real estate projects. Interviewees emphasise that "she is a very good lawyer," going on to describe her as "very meticulous with great attention to detail."

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Band 3

Enrique Lorente Ludlow

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Enrique Lorente Ludlow is valued by clients for "his robust abilities dealing with real estate matters." He is described by market onlookers as "a great and very intelligent lawyer." His expertise and involvement span residential and commercial properties.

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Band 3

Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Hogan Lovells

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Juan Francisco Torres Landa leads some of the team's most relevant deals, assisting clients with lease and construction agreements. Clients appreciate his robust real estate knowledge and underline "his ability to provide quick responses." He is also recognised as a leading figure in the M&A arena.

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Band 3

Badir Treviño-Mohamed

Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Monterrey-based partner Badir Treviño-Mohamed ascends in the rankings this year due to notable endorsements from clients. They say: "He is a great lawyer who is very responsive. We really trust his advice." Peers also value working with him and recognise him as a "real estate lawyer with a practical approach," going on to describe him as "pro-deal."

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Band 3

Rafael Villamar Ramos

Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

According to clients, partner Rafael Villamar Ramos plays a key role within the real estate team. They assert that "he is a skilled lawyer, very proactive and creative." Clients also appreciate his negotiation abilities. Peers recognise his technical abilities in advising clients on real estate matters.

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Band 4

Gerardo Carrillo Valadez

Greenberg Traurig, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Gerardo Carrillo Valadez receives solid endorsements from market commentators. A satisfied client praises his "genuine concern for making my business successful." Clients also state: "He goes the extra mile and is pragmatic," also highlighting his responsiveness. His expertise spans commercial, residential and industrial real estate matters.

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Band 4

Jorge Cervantes Trejo

Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Jorge Cervantes Trejo is noted by interviewees for the great quality of his advice. He represents some of the firm's most relevant real estate clients, including developers, private equity investors and banks and remains involved in the sale and acquisition of significant real properties in Mexico.

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Band 4

Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche

Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Market sources value Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche's expertise in dealing with sophisticated corporate real estate matters. He is particularly active advising the team's clients on complex acquisition and lease agreements. A peer says: "I've worked with him and he did a great job."

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Band 4

Jorge A de la Garza

Artilex, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Monterrey-based Jorge de la Garza of Artilex, S.C. is endorsed by market onlookers for his great expertise in real estate matters. He is described as "a great lawyer" for his experience in dealing with complex acquisition and sale agreements.

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Band 4

Ángel Domínguez de Pedro

Hogan Lovells

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Real estate department co-head Ángel Domínguez de Pedro garners endorsement from clients, who state: "He does not only analyse very complex matters in detail, but also proffers solutions." They continue: "He is always available for his clients." He is routinely retained to advise clients on lease agreements.

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Band 4

Javier Domínguez Torrado

Ritch, Mueller, Heather y Nicolau, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Javier Domínguez Torrado"is a hard-working lawyer who possesses great real estate knowledge," according to peers. They go on to add: "He is very professional, well versed in real estate matters and an excellent team player." Clients also value his real estate financial expertise. He recently advised Walton Street Capital on acquiring and developing a mixed-use property in Querétaro through a joint venture. 

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Band 4

Gerardo Gallego Díaz de León

Ibarra, del Paso y Gallego, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Gerardo Gallego Díaz de León"is a very good lawyer," according to clients. Interviewees also highlight his ability "to pay great attention to the details of real estate agreements."

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Band 4

Kuri Breña, Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Guillermo Garay co-heads the department and focuses his practice on the sale and disposal of real estate assets. He leads some of the team's most relevant mandates, particularly matters relating to the leasing and acquisition of commercial real estate projects.

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Band 4

Gaspar Gutiérrez-Centeno

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Gaspar Gutiérrez-Centeno focus his practice on corporate real estate matters. He leads some of the department's most relevant real estate mandates, including complex negotiations for the sale and purchase of real estate assets. He remains active in deals emanating from the hospitality space.

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Band 4

Cuesta Campos y Asociados S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Azucena Marin is endorsed by clients for her deep knowledge in real estate matters. She leads some of the firm's most relevant real estate matters and focuses her practice on the structuring of real estate projects in the residential and industrial sectors.

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Band 4

Luis F Moreno Treviño

Holland & Knight

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Luis Moreno Treviño of Holland & Knight LLP is acknowledged by interviewees for his solid expertise in real estate matters including finance. Clients say: "He provides highly specialised legal advice for cross-border lending and the servicing of domestic mortgages."

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Band 4

Luis Octavio Núñez Orellana

Kuri Breña, Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Luis Octavio Núñez Orellana"boasts in-depth knowledge of real estate matters and provides high-quality service," according to clients. They further endorse his knowledge of real estate finance.

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Band 4

Alejandro Ortiz Prieto

SMPS Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Alejandro Ortiz Prieto is recommended by clients for "his profound analysis of matters and his solid client service." He focuses his real estate practice on hospitality and retail projects.

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Band 4

Jones Day

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Manuel Romano attracts praise from interviewees, who describe him as "a good lawyer with great experience in this field." He focuses his practice on assisting major developers and investors with real estate projects.

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Band 4

Snell & Wilmer LLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Carlos Sugich of Snell & Wilmer LLP is based in Los Cabos. His practice spans advising clients on real estate finance and leasing. He is admitted to practice in both Mexico and Arizona.

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Band 4

José Victor Torres Gómez

Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner José Victor Torres Gómez"is a very good lawyer," according to market commentators. He deals with some of the firm's most sophisticated cross-border real estate transactions, also offering notable expertise in banking and finance matters.

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Band 4

Alejandro Trujillo

Galicia Abogados, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Alejandro Trujillo enters the rankings following impressive endorsements of his abilities in the real estate sector from clients, who describe him as "a great lawyer who brings solutions to the table and has a pro-business attitude," as well as "a strategic negotiator."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 4

Galicia Abogados, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner José Visoso is regarded as a notable name in the real estate field by peers. Clients compound such praise, highlighting "his full availability and direct involvement," as well as "his pro-business and proactive approach." He boasts further expertise in the M&A and capital markets fields.

^ See whole ranking table

Up and Coming

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner César Lechuga"is great, quick and precise," according to clients. They further underline that "he is a pleasant person to deal with" and recognise his knowledge of real estate finance.

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Up and Coming

Erika Olguín Valencia

Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming lawyer Erika Olguín Valencia possesses high-value real estate expertise according to sources. They state: "She does great work and is hands-on."

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Associates to watch

Fernando Medina Luna

Hogan Lovells

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Fernando Medina Luna enters the rankings following impressive endorsements from client interviewees, who report: "He has solid legal knowledge," going on to highlight that "he provides high-quality advice."

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