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Department Profile

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC Real Estate Department


  • Profile
  • Paseo de la Reforma 115
  • Piso 22
  • Col Lomas de Chapultepec
  • Mexico City
  • Ciudad de México
  • Mexico
  • 11000

Department profile submitted by CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

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.
  • Lechuga, César  (Head of Department)
  • Lorente Ludlow, Enrique  (Head of Department)
  • Carrasco Pinal, Triana
  • Castañeda, Ernesto
  • Díaz Sacal, César
  • Estrada, María José
  • Jiménez, León
  • Santomé Sánchez, Marcia


  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Construction & Materials
  • Commercial & Professional Services
  • Transportation
  • Banks
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Private Clients / Individuals
  • Energy
  • Consumer Product Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities


  • Almusafes
  • CDPQ
  • Cinépolis (world's 2nd largest cinema company)
  • CKD IM
  • Deka Immobilien Investment, GmbH
  • Mexico City Government
  • Opera Desarrolladora
  • Rosva, S.A. de C.V.
  • Union Real Estate Investment