Juan Carlos Merodio Lopez joins as the Shipping Law Expert in Mexico

Leaders in Law, the leading platform in its field, is delighted to welcome Juan Carlos Merodio Lopez as our exclusively recommended & endorsed Shipping Law expert in Mexico.

Juan Carlos Merodio Lopez is a lawyer, with a degree in finance from The Euromoney Institute in London, England, and completed his master’s degree in Law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His professional activity has been closely linked to consulting and legal representation and senior business management, especially in the transportation industry, telecommunications and infrastructure development, topics on which he is recognized nationally and internationally.

In 1991 he was the main partner and founder of the firm Merodio y Alfaro SC, currently called M&L Estudio Legal. For a period of three years, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of Grupo Iusacell SA de CV, under the administration of Verizon Communications Inc. and Vodafone, the two most important multinational telephone and telecommunications companies worldwide, with offices Main in New York and London, respectively. Previously, he held the position of CEO, member of the Executive Committee and member of the Board of Directors of Transportación Marítima Mexicana, SA de CV (GRUPO TMM) and its parent company Grupo Servia, SA

He has extensive experience in the placement of debt and equity instruments in international financial markets, having participated in operations that together represent more than 1.8 billion dollars. He has participated as a consultant to the Mexican Federal Government in the elaboration of different laws and regulations. He has acted as an international arbitrator in proceedings of the International Chamber of Commerce, based in Paris, France. He was legal advisor to the National Fund for Port Developments (FONDEPORT), a federal government trust for the development of ports and fishing industrial parks.

Firm Description:

M&L Estudio Legal is constantly referred by foreign firms to clients with interests and investments in Mexico and, likewise, we have correspondents in the cities of New York, London, Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, ​​Genoa, Tokyo, Bogotá, Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires.

Areas of Expertise

  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Energy
  • Communications and Transportation
  • Corporate
  • Financial and Stock Market
  • Real Estate
  • Maritime
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Arbitration