Pedro Gloria Ponce De León

Leaders in Law endorses Pedro Gloria Ponce De León as our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Mexico. If you wish to get in touch with Pedro, please use the contact information provided above.

Pedro Gloria Ponce De León is a partner at Gloria Ponce de León & Hernández with more than 10 years of experience in legal advice to the real estate and construction sector as well as a deep knowledge of sports law.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Sports
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual Property Law

Languages

Spanish and English

Education

  • Law degree from the UANL with a Master’s degree in Business Law from the UDEM and postgraduate studies at the Universities of Yale
  • Paris II and the Higher Institute of Law and Economics of Madrid.

Firm Description:

Gloria Ponce de León & Hernández is an innovative and avant-garde legal firm with offices in Monterrey and Mexico City.

Starting from a methodology of Legal Project Management and integrating new technologies in our service model, we advise national and foreign clients of real estate, financial, private equity, food, sports, startup and fintech sectors, among others; in projects of a corporate, compliance, intellectual and transactional property nature, including resolution of disputes and litigation when necessary.

We have the experience and business vision necessary to add value to the daily operations and strategic projects of your company.

We offer fully satisfaction to the legal needs of our clients, allowing them to generate the proper value to their preferred groups. Therefore, we focus on developing with our customers a profound and genuine relationship, that allows us to understand their trade and business culture.

Excellence, result-oriented, and complete alignment of the legal strategy with our client’s business objectives, are the key to the Firm in all its process.

Practice Areas

  • Financial
  • Real estate and construction
  • Foreign Investment
  • Litigation, arbitration & administrative regulation
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Sports
  • Venture and Private Capital
  • Regulatory Compliance

 

Miguel Valdés

Leaders in Law endorses Miguel Valdés as our exclusively recommended Real Estate and M&A Law expert in Mexico. If you wish to get in touch with Miguel, please use the contact information provided above.

Corporate Law, Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Contracts, Environmental Law, special in bond regimes, Intellectual Property and Immigration. He was an international partner at Thompson & Knight from 2003 to 2011; a partner at Rojas, González, de la Garza, Maldonado & Valdés from 1995 – 2003; Margáin, Santos, Rojas, González, Vargas, S.C. from 1991 to 1995; and as in house counsel in Dicex, S.A. de C.V. from 1989 to 1990.

Education

  • Law degree from the Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, A.C., and LLM degree from the University of Illinois and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
  • Diplomas from Georgetown University in 1990, Harvard Law School in 2002.
  • He has been a professor of International Private Law at the Universidad de Monterrey and Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Firm Description:

AV&M was founded in Monterrey, Mexico on January 2001. Our goal is to provide legal services that exceed the expectations of the business community. We devote our efforts to help our clients achieve their objectives, embracing their challenges as our own. We aim to build long term relationships based on mutual trust and excellence.

The partners of AV&M offer experience and a practical legal approach to the needs of our clients.

AV&M We have been ranked since 2016 is currently ranked under the section Mexico General Business Law: Monterrey, of the Chambers Latin America 2022 Guide.

Our Vision

We aspire to boost the integral development of all of the people we relationship with so we can create value and transcend.

Our Mission

We create fraternal bonds through our chain of values generating certainty, security and long-term relationships.

Our Core Values

  • Respect: Treat people with dignity.
  • Caring: We care about our people, together we will move forward.
  • Accountability: Turn our promises into reality.
  • Integrity: Make the right thing for our clients and associates.
  • Resilience: Take adversity like an opportunity to grow.
  • Innovation: Find new ways to improve and make them work.
  • Excellence: Make things right t once.

Practice Areas:

Corporate

We advise both domestic and foreign companies, individuals and entities on topics relevant to the structure, setting up and day-to-day business affairs of their commercial and/or industrial operations, including assistance with all types of business agreements, transactions and negotiations, to secure both their business objectives and their legal position. On behalf of our clients, we incorporate, organize and structure all types of business entities, including corporations, trusts, limited liability companies and specific purpose legal vehicles.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our mergers and acquisitions practice allows us to assist our clients in determining the most beneficial structure of a transaction from the operational, and tax perspectives; in negotiating and drafting the transaction al documents, as well as solving the contingencies and meeting the closing conditions as efficiently as possible. We closely review all relevant aspects of the transactions from the different legal disciplines in our Firm, including tax, labor, litigation, antitrust, intellectual property, real estate and environmental law, to provide our clients with the most efficient and legally secured advice.

Our firm is a leading advisor to both public and private companies on all types of merger and acquisition transactions, including private equity investments, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions of subsidiaries and other assets.

Foreign Investment, Manufacturing Incentives, Special Programs and Benefits for Exporters )Immex Prosec and Vat Certification)

We advise our global clients in their process to establish operations in Mexico, from their incorporation, real estate purchase or lease, and assist them in their day-to-day operations. Additionally, we go hand in hand with them during the process to obtain the major benefits provided by the special programs for exporters, such as the IMMEX Program, PROSEC Program and Certification Process for Fast Credit/Reimbursement of Value Added Tax, among others.

Corporate Finance and Securities Law

Through our Firm’s corporate finance and securities practice, we advise and represent issuers, creditors, private equity funds, underwriters and obligors on a wide range of public and private debt and equity transactions, including:

• Commercial Secured and unsecured loans
• Initial and secondary public offerings
• Debt Restructurings
• Commercial Paper Offerings
• Syndicated Loans

Real Estate

We advise our clients on real estate planning on a national scale and we review that the real estate property to be acquired or leased by our clients has a clear historic property chain, assuring a legally secured transaction. Our real estate practice frequently involves our environmental, corporate, finance and tax attorneys, which enables us to handle all aspects of a real estate property transaction.

Probate and Estate Planning

We have broad experience advising our clients on how to arrange their property, money and assets, for distribution among their family and loved ones after they have passed away, including the setting up of preemptive plans in case they are ever unable to care for themselves due to serious injury or illness. We go hand-in-hand with our clients on every step of this process, in order to ensure our clients are satisfied with how their estate will be distributed after their passing away, such as the drafting of all relevant documents, including trusts, wills and powers of attorney.

Furthermore, we also assist our clients in probate proceedings, whether in our out of a court of law, in order to secure the distribution of the deceased’s estate with the least burden and strain for both our clients and their families. This includes the filing of any necessary documentation before the proper authorities, to recognize our clients as beneficiaries to the corresponding estates.

Antitrust

Our Firm handles relevant antitrust matters, including issues involving M&A’s, cartels, unilateral conduct, market investigations and antitrust litigation, as we work with a broad range of industries that are under constant scrutiny from the Mexican Federal Trade Commission.

Additionally, we act as an independent third party for our clients before the Mexican Federal Trade Commission, for certifying compliance of commitments made with such authority and the members of the relevant industrial or commercial sectors. We also assist our clients in designing and implementing antitrust compliance programs.

Environmental

Our Environmental Law regulatory work is robust and includes thorough environmental due diligence, permits and environmental compliance. Our practice is highly experienced and recognized, due to our proactive approach to prevent our clients from environmental contingencies, which includes:

(i) Assessment of environmental compliance and status of both companies and real estate properties, including strategies and remediation actions required to reach full environmental compliance;

(ii) Design and implementation of environmental strategies, compliance management and approval of permits and/or authorizations for our clients’ various activities and operations, or for a specific real estate property; and

(iii) Structure, negotiation and monitoring of remediation proposals for contaminated real estate properties.

Furthermore, we also assist our clients in probate proceedings, whether in our out of a court of law, in order to secure the distribution of the deceased’s estate with the least burden and strain for both our clients and their families. This includes the filing of any necessary documentation before the proper authorities, to recognize our clients as beneficiaries to the corresponding estates.

Tax Strategy and Disputes

Our Firm provides a full range of federal, state, municipal and international tax planning, as well as the representation of our clients before government agencies and courts in tax disputes. Our services include leading-edge, innovative and creative types of transactions, within the framework of applicable laws, that allow for an efficient management of our clients’ tax burden.

Litigation

We have developed a special and successful practice on Civil, Commercial, Administrative, Labor, Environmental and Tax Litigation. Our litigation practice combines thorough analysis, strategy, practical skills and vast experience, to effectively represent our clients before both federal and state courts and arbitration panels, throughout Mexico. If a favorable pre-litigation solution cannot be reached, we litigate our cases vigorously to reach the desired outcome.

Immigation Law

We provide a full range of immigration and legal services to our international clients, which are carefully crafted out by our attorneys to acchieve each client’s goals. Our immigration services practice includes the representation of our clients in work and residence visa applications, as well as in procedures regarding immigration compliance audits.

Oil and Gas Law

Our Firm has been involved in operations pertaining to the oil and gas industry, particularly with clients whose main corporate purpose involves the storage, transportation and marketing of oil and gas.

 

Gastón Esquivel Santos

Leaders in Law endorses Gastón Esquivel Santos as our exclusively recommended Entertainment Law expert in Mexico. If you wish to get in touch with Gastón please use the contact information provided above.

He is one of the most recognized lawyers in the field of Intellectual Property and Entertainment, social networks and digital sphere. The Esquivel graduate has more than thirty-five years of experience in which he has excelled in the entertainment law branch, becoming one of the most reliable media lawyers

He studied law at the Universidad Iberoamericana, from where he obtained special mention for his degree work “The Reparation of Intangible Tort in Mexican Copyright”, and the Diploma in Corporate Law.

He began the practice of law in 1989, oriented to civil, commercial and administrative matters, since then carrying out corporate advisory work, in matters of intellectual property and litigation, he is currently a partner of the firm MACDONEL, URIBE and ESQUIVEL

His specialty is intellectual property, commercial law, international trade, litigation and protection in these matters.

He has carried out other studies both in Mexico and abroad, among which the following stand out:

  1. Diploma in Anglo-American Law from the University of Texas at Austin.
  2. Crimes in matters of copyright, in the National Institute of Criminal Sciences.
  3. Diploma in Electronic Commerce, UNAM.

He has given various conferences both in Mexico and abroad, among which the following stand out:

  1. Intellectual Property and the North American Free Trade Agreement, taught for the American Bar Association and St. Mary’s University School of Law, in San Antonio, Texas.
  2. Intellectual property and prosecution processes, taught in Austria for the Center for Legal Studies

He taught the subject of Intellectual Property for 12 years in the careers of Law, Communication and Management of Entertainment Companies at the Anahuac del Sur University and is currently on the faculty of the master’s degree in Intellectual Property at the Panamerican University.

He has extensive experience in everything related to industrial and intellectual property as well as in contentious-administrative areas and public and private tenders. Within the above, he has excelled in artistic, musical and acting representation, being one of the most reliable media lawyers.

He is a professor in the master’s degree in intellectual property at the Universidad Panamericana.

Recommended by ” Chambers and Partners ” and by ” LEGAL 500 ” in the field of intellectual and industrial property:

“ Gaston Esquivel Santos has noted experience in IP, civil and administrative litigation and has maintained an impressive flow of work in the market. He regularly assists big-name clients with the registration of trademarks and copyrights, as well as representing them in related litigation. “

“Founding partner Gaston Esquivel Santos is singled out for his broad practice and widespread knowledge of local and international IP law.”

Firm Description:

Leaders who share the vocation for the practice of law, becoming with experience and strategic thinking in one of the most recognized multidisciplinary law firms in Mexico and some foreign countries.

Our culture is to provide comprehensive, efficient and personalized support, backed by years of experience and knowledge.

MUE’s clients tap the experience of our team of lawyers in the practices of Civil and Commercial Litigation, Extrajudicial Collection, Criminal, Criminal Compliance, Insurance and Reinsurance, Labor, Intellectual Property and Copyright, Corporate and Protection of Personal Data.

 

José Manuel Velderrain Sáenz

Dr. José Manuel Velderrain Sáenz has a Fiscal Sciences Ph. D. and an International Taxes Master Degree. He is a founder partner and CEO at Velderrain Sáenz & Asociados, S.C. He is also a professor of Tax Strategy and International Taxes in Master Degree courses at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and the Universidad Panamericana, as well as a lecturer on tax matters at the Mexican College of Public Accountants and de Tax Administration Service (SAT, after its acronym in Spanish). He is a member of the Tax Investigation Technical Commission at the above mentioned Mexican College of Public Accountants, a member of the Committee of Elaboration and Validation of Questions for the Uniform Professional Certification Exam and of the Committee of Validation of Structure of the Certification Exam, on Prevention of Money Laundering, at the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants. He is a member of the Mexican Republic Employer’s Confederation (COPARMEX, by its acronym in Spanish) Mexico City tax commission; titular syndic before the SAT, based in Mexico City, and a collaborator on tax matters on various TV channels, radio stations, newspapers and magazines, as well as at various panels and conferences at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Universidad Panamericana, Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México, Secretaria de Economía, Instituto Nacional de Emprendedores and Instituto Politécnico Nacional.

Firm description

Velderrain Sáenz y Asociados S.C. is a Mexican firm specialized in audit, tax consulting, compliance, accounting and appraisal corporate services, which services national and international companies. We distinguish ourselves for the personalized attention, legal certainty, comprehensive advice, continuous updating and high level commitment to our clients.

The capacity to provide comprehensive advice, thanks to our interrelated corporative services, has turned us into providers and undisputed copartners of the success of many of our clients. In order to be up-to-date, we permanently train the firm’s professionals, which has allowed us to help our clients to face the constant changes in legislation and the way to do business, today.

Our practice areas comprise:

1) Accounting
2) Audit
3) Compliance
4) Appraisal

We are specialized in helping the incorporation of subsidiaries of multinational firms, in Mexico, foreign representation offices, large and medium sized national businesses and companies in the incubation or acceleration phase, with scalable projects.

José Manuel Velderrain Sáenz

Dr. José Manuel Velderrain Sáenz has a Fiscal Sciences Ph. D. and an International Taxes Master Degree. He is a founder partner and CEO at Velderrain Sáenz & Asociados, S.C. He is also a professor of Tax Strategy and International Taxes in Master Degree courses at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and the Universidad Panamericana, as well as a lecturer on tax matters at the Mexican College of Public Accountants and de Tax Administration Service (SAT, after its acronym in Spanish). He is a member of the Tax Investigation Technical Commission at the above mentioned Mexican College of Public Accountants, a member of the Committee of Elaboration and Validation of Questions for the Uniform Professional Certification Exam and of the Committee of Validation of Structure of the Certification Exam, on Prevention of Money Laundering, at the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants. He is a member of the Mexican Republic Employer’s Confederation (COPARMEX, by its acronym in Spanish) Mexico City tax commission; titular syndic before the SAT, based in Mexico City, and a collaborator on tax matters on various TV channels, radio stations, newspapers and magazines, as well as at various panels and conferences at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Universidad Panamericana, Colegio de Contadores Públicos de México, Secretaria de Economía, Instituto Nacional de Emprendedores and Instituto Politécnico Nacional.

Firm description

Velderrain Sáenz y Asociados S.C. is a Mexican firm specialized in audit, tax consulting, compliance, accounting and appraisal corporate services, which services national and international companies. We distinguish ourselves for the personalized attention, legal certainty, comprehensive advice, continuous updating and high level commitment to our clients.

The capacity to provide comprehensive advice, thanks to our interrelated corporative services, has turned us into providers and undisputed copartners of the success of many of our clients. In order to be up-to-date, we permanently train the firm’s professionals, which has allowed us to help our clients to face the constant changes in legislation and the way to do business, today.

Our practice areas comprise:

1) Accounting
2) Audit
3) Compliance
4) Appraisal

We are specialized in helping the incorporation of subsidiaries of multinational firms, in Mexico, foreign representation offices, large and medium sized national businesses and companies in the incubation or acceleration phase, with scalable projects.

Pedro Mota-Velasco

He actively advises the main subjects involved in estate planning structure analysis and implementation: (i) private clients, (ii) financial institutions and (iii) foreign legal advisors.
Our estate planning practice has developed substantial expertise in the representation of ultra high net worth individuals. We are involved in the material transactions performed within our client’s domestic and foreign structures. Therefore, we have gained valuable experience in implementing transactions related with trusts and other vehicles, including asset contributions, distributions, liquidations and reorganisations of structures.

It is common that families represented by us include beneficiaries with tax links to different jurisdictions (e.g., US citizens residing in Europe) which entails legal challenges since the solutions should be tax efficient in all jurisdictions. Economic and legal interaction consequences of Mexican nationals structuring vehicles abroad and foreigners devising investment alternatives in Mexico, requires a high level of interaction among Mexican and foreign tax regimes.

The Estate & Trust Law Practice:

Economic and legal interaction consequences of Mexican nationals structuring vehicles abroad and foreigners devising investment alternatives in Mexico, requires a high level of interaction among Mexican and foreign tax regimes.

  • We actively advise the main subjects involved in estate planning structure analysis and implementation: (i) private clients, (ii) financial institutions and (iii) foreign legal advisors.
  • Our involvement occurs both in the creation and/or modification of investment structures, making essential the design of the various type of assets involved and specific needs of every person or family.
  • Solutions achieved allow all parties involved to reach the highest level of legal certainty for the structure.

Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi:

Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi is an independent law boutique integrated by tax attorneys with experience in rendering tax counselling, tax litigation and tax planning services, including foreign trade.
The firm emerges a categorical response to the evident need for modernization and specialization required by Mexico´s dynamic and increasingly sophisticated tax regime.

The experience, ethical and professional recognition achieved by its members through their participation in the tax environment, clearly show the steady conviction of being an institution transcending as the best option in Mexico for handling its clients’ taxation challenges.

Our main objective is to generate trust by offering a service that exceeds expectations and provides high quality legal solutions on a timely basis and always following a fair cost-benefit balance. This trust fosters long term professional relationships, distinguished by our best asset: Our Team.

The consolidation accomplished by the firm has led to be considered as one of the teams with most projection and perspectives within the Mexican tax environment.

Diego Andrade Max

Leaders in Law endorses Diego Andrade Max as our exclusively recommended Arbitration Law expert in Mexico. If you wish to get in touch with Diego please use the contact information provided above.

Professional Experience

2017 – Present

Ibáñez Quintana Saavedra & Hoffmann, México City, Houston, TX. Partner. México legal services and LAM consulting.

2013 – 2017

Aggreko LLC. Houston, TX. Vice President, Latin America Head of Legal. Responsible for all Legal and Compliance matters in Latin America. Reporting to Regional President and to General Counsel and Company Secretary of Aggreko plc, headquartered in UK. Public tenders, Government Procurement, Corporate Governance, Contracts, Commercial Risk, Guarantees, Administrative Law, Labor, Licensing, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, negotiations, collections, investigations, Due Diligence and Compliance with UK Bribery Act and US FCPA.

2008 – 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMS). Princeton, NJ. Assistant General Counsel, Intercontinental Region. Responsible for legal matters in Latin America. Counsel to President of Intercontinental, Worldwide Pharmaceuticals Group. Coordinating in-house and outside counsel in several relevant jurisdictions. Drafting of Regional SOPs and review of country audit reports. Member of the Regulatory and Commercial Practice Group and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Expert Group of the BMS Law Department. Lead Counsel in all Regional Compliance investigations.

2005 – 2008

Bristol-Myers Squibb de México, S. de R.L. de C.V. México. Legal Director. Corporate, Contracts, Criminal Law, Property, Unfair Competition and Antitrust Law, Immigration, Public Procurement, Administrative Law, Labor Law, Customs, Tax, Environmental, Consumer Protection Law, Patents, Trademarks and IP protection. Counsel for BMS Pharmaceuticals and Mead Johnson Nutritionals. Member of BMS Operating Committee. Lead Counsel in all México Compliance investigations. Cross-functional work with Regulatory, Medical, Corporate Security, HR and other teams.

1999 – 2005

Bocar, S.A. de C.V. México. Legal Manager. Corporate Law, Trademarks, Licenses, Joint Ventures, Contracts, Immigration, Labor, Environmental, Tax, Antitrust, Administrative Law, Customs, Real Estate, Union negotiations.

1997 – 1999

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Brussels. Associate. European Union (EU) Competition Law, EU Anti-Dumping and International Law. Counsel to Mexican Government negotiating and drafting the EU-México Free Trade Agreement.

1996 – 1997

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. United States. Philadelphia law firm, Chicago Office (formerly Gardner Carton & Douglas.) Foreign Attorney. General Corporate work, Antitrust, International Arbitration, Distribution Contracts. Counsel to US based corporations doing business in Latin America.

1994 – 1995

Comisión Federal de Competencia (CFC). México. Attorney. The CFC is equivalent to the US Federal Trade Commission. Drafted CFC resolutions to merger notification filings under the 1993 Mexican Competition Act.

1988 – 1992

Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. México. Intern, Associate. Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Contracts,

Immigration, Foreign Investments, Administrative Law, Property, Tax, Trademarks and International Arbitration (ICC).

Education

1996       The University of Chicago Law School. Chicago. Master of Laws degree (LL.M).

1995       Universidad Iberoamericana. México City. Assistant Professor for International Law.

1994       UniversitätWien. Vienna. Doktor der Rechtswissenschaft (Dr. iur).

1993       ICC Court of International Arbitration. Paris. Summer Intern.

1992      Universidad Iberoamericana. México City. Licenciado (JD) with honors.

Admitted to México Bar. Affiliated to State Bar of Texas, certified Foreign Legal Consultant.

Fluent in Spanish, English, German and French. Some Portuguese. Dual Citizen of the US and México.

 

Wenceslao Renovales Vallina

– Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1992

– Diploma in Tax Law, Universidad Panamericana, 1993

– Diploma on English Contract Law, Cambridge, 1994

– Admitted to the Mexican Bar, Bar, 1993

– Admitted to the International Bar Association, 1993

– Admitted to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), 2012

– Founding member and currently “as of cousel partner” of Hornedo and Renovales, S.C., 1992 -…

– Patrimonium managing partner of Legal Protection, S. De RL 2000 -…

– Chairman of the Board of Directors of PATRIMONIUM Fiducia, SOFOM ENR, S. De RL

– Lecturer at the Master of tax law, Specialization for Executives Institute (IEE) 1993-1995

– Speaker at various forums in Mexico and abroad, conferences, courses and graduate courses including among others the Autonomous Institute of Mexico (ITAM)

– Author of several articles on tax, trust and estate matters, including among others: Prontuario Update Tax (PAF), La Barra (official organ of the Mexican Bar Association of Lawyers), STEP Journal (official organ of Step), World Trust, JAP (official organ of the Private Assistance Board of the Federal District.

– Co-author of the book “Proposed Legal Reforms” published by the Mexican Bar Bar

– Founding President and current member of the Board of Honor Chapter STEP Mexico, A.C. 2012 -…

– Founding President of VIFAC Aguascalientes, A.C.

– Member of the Board of FUNDACION TARAHUMARA AIP

 

Jose Portos Ubierna

Licensed Attorney-at-law graduated from the Universidad Panamericana, with a Masters in Criminal Sciences (Magister en Ciencias Criminológicas, Penales y Penitenciarias) and a Doctor Degree in Studies in Criminal Law (Estudios de Derecho Penal) from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain, Mr. Portos (currently coursing a Doctorate Thesis).

He also obtained from the Centro de Estudios Superiores de Especialidades Jurídicas of Madrid, Spain, (CESEJ), the degrees of Special Master for the Protection of Intellectual and Industrial Property (Master Especial sobre Protección Penal de la Propiedad Intelectual e Industrial) and Special Master in Criminal Law and Underage Individuals (Master Especial sobre Derecho Penal y Menores de Edad)

Mr. Portos also attended at the Instituto de Formación Profesional of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the federal District, to the Program on Oral Trials: theory and practice (Diplomado en Juicios Orales: teoría y práctica).

Mr. Portos is chair professor of the Criminal Procedural Law within the Law Degree Studies at the Universidad Panamericana, And is barrister of the Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados, A.C. and the Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, A.C.

PORTOS ABOGADOS:

Portos Abogados os a law firm specialized in Criminal Law (consultancy and litigation). We offer to institutions, individuals and corporations the most convenient and current legal strategies for the defense or solution of their legal problems acting at all times with ethic, professionalism and efficacy.

The partners and associates of this firm understand the importance of education and consequently, our members are continually studying and being updated in several national and international forums.

This firm is specialized in criminal matters in the entire Mexican Republic and is supported by professional investigators and official experts specialized in a variety of sciences. The firm has tight alliance with the best specialized law firms for matters relating to tax, administrative, civil, business, labor, banking, etc., in order to ensure the best possible results.

To offer you a better service, we count with offices in Guadalajara and México City.

Our services include:

  • CONSULTANCY
  • INVESTIGATION AND PREVENTION OF CRIME
  • GOVERNMENTAL INITIAL INVESTIGATION AND INVESTIGATION BINDERS
  • CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
  • ALTERNATIVE MECHANISMS AND FORMS TO EARLY SETTLEMENT OF CONTROVERSIES
  • AMPARO ACTION
  • ADVERSARIAL ACCUSATORIAL SYSTEM (ORAL TRIALS)

 

Juan José Díaz Mirón Salcedo

Juan Jose Diaz Mirón Salcedo is one of three partners at Diaz Mirón which is one of Mexico´s foremost labor and employment boutique firms. Currently renowned in chambers and partners international and the legal 500 for Latin America this third generation family firm prides itself in tradition and up keeping the highest standards in labor and employment counseling.

As partner of the firm, Juan Jose specializes in advising and counseling international businesses with investments or interests in Mexico throughout the firm’s offices in Mexico City, Cancun, Guadalajara and Leon.  With background in psychology and human resource management preventing labor risks and helping clients reach optimal working and productivity conditions is always the goal. In advising international clients, he focuses on permanently preventing while maintaining international compliance standards and fulfilling important acts such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act whilst taking advantage of all the competitive edges that Mexico has to offer. In accordance with his work, Mexico is fertile grounds for investing, producing, manufacturing and or providing goods and services competitively with large profit margins due to the great conditions that the country offers.

In his work, the aim is always maintaining the highest legal labor and employment knowledge and strategies, combined with the understanding of people, government, and worker unions to be able to reach optimal conditions for employers and employees Nationwide.

A graduate of Escuela Libre de Derecho, considered a top Law School in Mexico (just over 3,000 attorneys in over 100 years) he also studied business in the Pan-American institute of Administration IPADE and is now also concluding another master’s degree in labor and employment law.

Beginning his practice as a trial attorney and then as a business labor and HR advisor has given Juan Jose a broad outlook and understating to prevent, strategize, correct and litigate anything related to workplace issues.

He is a member of the Mexican Association of Business Lawyers ANADE and is the exclusive contributor for Mexico in the Lexology Navigator International Employment and Labor.

Languages: 

  • Spanish
  • English
  • French