Alberto Sánchez
Name: Alberto Sánchez
Firm Name: Vazquez Sierra & Garcia
Country: Mexico
Practice Area: Mining

Telephone: +52 (55) 5540-3020
Fax: +52 (55) 5540-3020
Email: avazquez@vsglegal.mx

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Professional Biography:

Born in Mexico City on December 29, 1971, he is a graduate of Universidad La Salle where he finished his studies in 1994 obtaining his law degree in 1996 after publishing his thesis “Expropriation as a right derived from Mining Concessions”. With more than 20 years of experience, his practice is focused mainly in the areas of corporate law, mining, migratory, foreign investments and community relationships. Mr. Vazquez has been permanently involved in the establishment of Mexican companies, corporate management of mercantile companies, as well as drafting agreements in general and representing important corporate foreign groups with businesses in Mexico. In relation to the mining field, he has carried on important negotiations to access superficial lands where the concessions are located, having also a vast experience in drafting and negotiating contracts that involve mining concession rights, as well as mining corporations in general and relationship with communities.

Mr. Vazquez is also a skilled lawyer in immigration matters, which includes obtaining immigration documents for foreign executives from different nationalities who have come to work in our country.

He is an active partner of the Mexican Mining, Metallurgy and Geology Engineer Association, A.C., member of work groups organized by the Mexican Mining Chamber (CAMIMEX) and the Mining Promotion Management of the Economy Department.

Mr. Vazquez has been invited as a speaker in local seminars related to mining law issues and has written several articles for magazines specialized in mining and environmental law. He authored the Mexican Chapter on Mining Regulations in the “Mining Law Review” and is a contributing author of “Mining For Success II” published in 2014.

Mining Law Practice:

VSG Legal with 25 years of experience VSG has become a leader law firm in issues related to Mining Law, developing during the practice all the areas included within this field.

We fully understand and we have grown alongside the mining industry, building relationships with the authorities in charge of:

  • Community Relationships (Negotiation of contracts with “ejidos”, communities, small landowners, “Ejido” and Community Councils.)
  • National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) (Negotiation of agreements and obtaining authorizations)
  • Agrarian Authorities (Ministry of Agrarian Reform, Agrarian Department and National Agrarian Registry)
  • Ministry of National Defense
  • Defense (Obtaining authorization for the purchase, storage and use of explosives), Religious institutions
    and Environmental Authorities
  • Energy Sector Authorities (Federal Commision of Electricity and and Energy Regulation Commision) (Obtaining authorization for electric power generation)

VSG Legal produced the video “Inside The Earth” Mining In Mexico – which is available to view online.

VSG Legal:

VSG is committed to all its clients, we have the firm conviction that each and everyone of them are important to us; we appreciate the trust set on this Firm and we warrantee personal attention by the partners, who will make their best efforts to promptly and professionally deal with each issue brought to them.

VSG is a legal attorney’s firm settled in Mexico City by a team of professional lawyers with solid commitment to their clients.

The main values of VSG are based on the professionalism, loyalty and trust offered to its clients. One of its main goals is to develop a close bond with its clients, based on excellent service, trust, friendship and professionalism, always looking forward for a long-lasting relationship.

The relative youth of VSG is backed up by a long life of experience acquired during approximately 25 years in the exercise of professional activity, always providing timely, personalized and efficient attention. Our human team is a group of people who are loyal, committed and in constant development.

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