Firm profile submitted by Basham, Ringe y Correa S.C.
Managing Partners: Juan Jose López de Silanes and Eduardo Kleinberg
Number of partners: 29 Number of lawyers: 120
Number of Counsel: 3
Languages: English, French, German, Mandarin, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish
Basham, Ringe y Correa is a full service law firm with strong presence in Latin America. Basham established in Mexico in 1912, has more than 100 years of experience assisting clients in doing business throughout Mexico and abroad. The firm’s clients include prominent international corporations, many of them on the Fortune 500 List, medium-sized companies, financial institutions and individuals.
The firm’s large group of lawyers and support staff are committed to maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards. Constantly exposed to the international legal system, many of Basham, Ringe y Correa’s lawyers and other professionals have completed graduated studies at foreign universities and have worked at companies and law firms abroad.
Basham’s preventive and strategic consulting in all types of law allows the firm to offer its client effective, complete and timely solutions to their concerns. The firm’s in depth knowledge and insight into international as well as the domestic market including economic trends, and current affairs give the firm a solid base and perspective in order to offer fully-integrated and tailored solutions to every client. It is because these qualities and values, that its clients have continued to entrust their legal affairs to Basham, Ringe y Correa for many years.
The firm’s lawyers actively participate in worldwide associations, as well as in international transactions, something which has promoted the exchange of information and experience. This in turn improves the firm growing capacity to serve its clients by constantly adjusting to the dynamics of the global business environment. Basham, Ringe y Correa is aware that each client requires objective counseling, experience, professionalism and trustworthy people. The firm’s lawyers are well-known leaders in their respective fields of specialisation and are committed to provide legal services at the highest standards of quality.
The firm actively encourages the participation of all of its lawyers in pro bono work for charitable institutions and not-profit organisations, among others. For this purpose the firm has created the Basham, Ringe y Correa Foundation.
Basham, Ringe y Correa is the Lex Mundi Representative for Mexico. The firm is also member of IUS Laboris, World Services Group (WSG), Fraudnet and Club de Abogados, among other organisations. The honour that Basham most highly esteems however, is the fact that many clients have relied on Basham as their preferred law firm for decades.
The firm has received the following awards:
■ Firm of the Year in Mexico, Who’s Who Legal (2007–2017)
■ Best Mexican Firm in Mexico, the International Legal Alliance Summit (Gold Award; 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Silver Award in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017)
■ Mexico Client Service Award, Chambers Latin America (2014)
■ Pro Bono Award, Foundacion Appleseed de Mexico, AC (2014)
■ Mexico Tax Court Firm of the Year, International Tax Review (2015)
■ Mexico Patent Firm of the Year Award, Managing IP Magazine (2016)
■ Client Services Award, Granted by Chambers Latin America in 2014
■ Silver Award for The Best Intellectual Property Mexican Firm in 2016 and 2017 granted by Leaders League
Basham has been distinguished as a leading firm in pro bono work; as such it received the Pro Bono Leading Light Award from Latin Lawyer magazine three times (2013–2017).
The firm’s lawyers have been internationally recognised in different publications, such as Chambers Latin America, Chambers Global, Who’s Who Legal, Latin Lawyer and IFLR 1000, LACCA and Best Lawyers.