Established in Mexico City in 1994 by a team of highly- qualified lawyers and accountants, focused on offering professional, sophisticated and quality legal and tax services to satisfy its clients business needs. Today, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes is a leading firm in the Mexican market, its level of expertise is well-recognized in most of its practice areas. Its professionals have been recognized by the most prestigious publications worldwide. Deeply committed to quality and responsiveness, the firm has consolidated its status as one of the preeminent Mexican full-service law firms. As the firm has gradually grown, it has attracted professionals with significant experience in the public, industrial and financial sectors creating a team with the highest level of professional experience.
Most of its lawyers and accountants have completed graduate studies at foreign universities and have worked at law firms abroad; giving them a better perspective on international legal and tax systems.
The firm is part of TAXAND, a global network of more than 400 tax partners, over 2000 professionals and present in nearly 40 countries. It is also founding member of AFFINITAS, an alliance of Iberoamerican law firms.
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel (NHG) is a market leader in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, securities and capital markets, structured finance, telecom, tax, insurance and reinsurance, project finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure, restructurings and workouts, government procurement and antitrust. NHG is formed by eighteen partners and more than thirty associates, and represents one of the largest groups of corporate finance experts in the Mexican market.
NHG is the only Mexican law firm with an office in London, with a strong focus on developing and pursuing business opportunities among Mexico, the UK and other European countries. The firm also enjoys excellent working relationships with law firms in all major cities around the world.
The firm’s banking and finance practice group is one of the largest dedicated to banking and finance. It involves a range of services, including corporate, commercial and syndicated lending, project finance, structured finance, capital markets, securitization, equity offerings, equity funds, insurance, leasing, real estate finance, workouts, insolvencies and restructurings, regulatory and transactional matters.
The mergers and acquisitions practice group represents Mexican and foreign clients in all aspects of M&A, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, stock and asset purchases, takeovers, shareholders’ disputes, corporate governance, regulatory matters, antitrust and foreign investment. The group has taken private a number of public companies, having unique expertise in mergers and spin-offs of financial institutions.
The firm’s real estate work includes advice to parties in all types of transactions, including financing and securitization; development of commercial, industrial and residential facilities; structuring of domestic and international funds both private and publicly traded, including CKDs; acquisitions, sales and sale-lease backs; and private and public offerings of securities representing a real estate interest, including Fibras.
The insurance and reinsurance practice group has been advising and representing leading insurance and reinsurance companies around the world in Mexican and Latin American matters. The firm is a leader on the functional aspects of insurance operations, as well as on regulatory and transactional matters, and is experienced in dealing with administrative authorities.
The firm’s securitization and structured finance work has covered securitizations of existing assets and future flows, relating to a diversified base of underlying assets, including credit card, toll roads, governmental fees, mortgage loans, car loans, retail, consumer, export, maritime freight and airfare receivables, infrastructure and rental streams.
The capital markets group is formed by specialists who regularly advise issuers, investors, broker dealers, credit enhancers and underwriters in international and domestic public and private offerings, including IPOs, as well as on disclosure, and insider trading issues and enforcement matters.
The workouts and insolvency practice group has advised secured and unsecured lenders in over $20bn of restructurings and workouts. The firm has been involved in every aspect including strategic alliances, structuring, asset divestitures, leveraged buyouts, debt repurchases and refinancing.
The firm’s infrastructure and energy work has included the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs), Pemex-related transactions, project finance, toll road financings and construction, airport transactions, hospitals and other infrastructure industries.
NHG frequently handles complex corporate, finance and regulatory telecom transactional matters in the broadcasting, mobile carrier and satellite industries, among others.
NHG’s tax group advises public and private companies in connection with taxation matters involving mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, equity funds and multiple cross-border transactions.
Our antitrust practice group consists of a highly experienced team offering a wide range of services, from general antitrust consulting to merger control proceedings, investigations into monopolistic practices and proceedings, antitrust compliance consulting, advice on bidding and market conditions, and government entity advising.
BASHAM, RINGE Y CORREA is a respected firm with a renowned and comprehensive tax practice. We offer strong experience in tax litigation, including amparo proceedings, as well as wealth management, transfer pricing and general tax consulting. We advise high-profile clients on the efficient tax structures for their commercial operations, regularly representing a range of notable clients from the mining and automotive spaces.
As a full service Law Firm, every tax strategy is prepared also considering possible impacts in other areas of law. We are part of Lex Mundi (law network) and our tax partner, Gerardo Nieto, was the former world chair of the Tax Practice Group of Lex Mundi.
We are well known by tax authorities and tax Judges and Magistrates, which implies that every tax case we handle, will have a “first good impression” by whoever is in charge of resolving it.
Work highlight: Successfully assisted IMM Research México with a claim brought against the tax authorities to quash a fine of USD14 million in respect of an incorrect tariff classification.
Transfer Pricing Dispute. Strong practice for settlement and dispute resolution in all its instance. We endeavour on the legal case on to “translate” into legal terms and defend the so that it becomes manageable for tax administrations, and courts to understand and resolve the issue which normally are very complex.
Automobile Industry. Highly regarded and attending most of the Automobile Industry Sector including Volkswagen, Nissan, Toyota, among others as well as second third automobile industries Delphi, Johnson Controls, Grupo Rassini, etc
Tax Dispute. One of the most well-respected law firms in Mexico when it comes to dispute resolution, from settlement all the way to Supreme Court Litigation in Constitutional Proceedings. Many court precedents have been created by the law firm and, the latest being the declaration of unconstitutionality of the provision which binds the right of taxpayers to deduct pro rata expenses which is very important specially precedents related to VAT.
Basham, Ringe y Correa is one of the leading full-service law firms in Latin America. Established in Mexico in 1912, Basham draws a century of experience assisting its clients in conducting 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 graduate studies at foreign universities and have worked at companies and law firms abroad.
Basham’s preventive and strategic advice on all types of law allows the firm to offer its clients effective, complete and timely solutions to their concerns. The firm’s in-depth knowledge and insight into the 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.
Every client expects objective and efficient solutions which can be trusted and relied upon. Basham’s lawyers are highly experienced and recognized leaders in their fields.
The firm has regulatory and practical expertise in all areas of modern practice and advises clients on:
The firm has more than 29 years of experience. Frontrunner in the legal Mexican and Latin American markets while prioritizing the development of a truly collaborative culture.
Renowned law firm for its impeccable reputation and specialized knowledge in strategic sectors: financial, energy & infrastructure, private equity, regulated industries, real estate & hospitality and life sciences.
Galicia’s main differentiator in the Mexican legal market as a leading firm is the ability to provide a unique legal service offer that includes strong transactional and regulatory advice coupled with strategic capabilities in litigation and ESG.
Our Environmental and Sustainability Model is focused on Talent, Community, Integrity and Environment. Recognized as Pro Bono Leading Light by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice for its innovative contributions and firm commitment to pro bono work in Mexico.
The launch of a multidisciplinary Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice, demonstrates that sustainability is at the top of the firm’s agenda when it comes to advising clients.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is part of Galicia´s core values. The firm's DEI-driven culture has positioned +17 women in partner, counsel, executive and management positions. The firm´s DEI initiatives and programs have been recognized as groundbreaking in the legal market. Galicia received the 2022 Mexico Women in Business Law Firm of the Year, by Women in Business Law Americas.
Galicia is signatory of the UN Global Compact, the UN Women Empowerment Principles, The Green Pledge and other international organizations that promote DEI, ESG, and Climate Change initiatives.
Ranked as top leading firm in Mexico by renowned international publications such as The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, Latin Finance, IFLR1000, ITR / World Tax, Global Competition Review, The Legal 500 Green Guide, Women in Business Law and Bonds & Loans LatAm, among others.
Leading firm in the Mexican market for its International & Cross-Border Capabilities. Galicia is an independent firm with broad international reach through its alliances and Best Friends network in Europe, LatAm, US and Asia.
For the past 40 years Chevez has rightfully earned its place as one of the most important tax firms in Mexico, providing the most ample range of tax services: from tax consulting, to tax litigation, to foreign trade, transfer pricing, including tax matter in complex M&A transactions, thus aiding its clients solve their toughest tax issues with the utmost care, attention and compliance with Mexican Law.
The Firm also has extensive experience in dealing with local and federal matters related to government tax collection bureaus, labour and social security contributions.
CRZ renders services to leading industrial, commercial and financial groups. It has a prominent presence among companies operating in Mexico, including those ranked by the magazine Fortune 500, in order to comply and fulfilled all the tax obligations.
It has specialized collaboration with the Mexican stock exchange to reach solutions involving the placement of stock and investment instruments.
CRZ has offices in Mexico City, Monterrey, Queretaro, New York, Houston and Madrid. Our Team includes more than 450 professionals focused on fully meeting our clients’ needs.
SMPS Legal is a multidisciplinary firm that provides cutting-edge legal services aligned with the needs of today’s leading corporations in the Latin American Region. Our teams, located in Mexico, Colombia, Canada, and USA, bring together first-class lawyers with international expertise and commitment to providing integral and in-depth legal advice. This allows us to exceed client expectations by implementing comprehensive, innovative and effective legal and business solutions.
For over 20 years, our lawyers have been successfully representing domestic and foreign clients in a broad spectrum of practice areas and industries. In 2022, the firm celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Our Tax Team is leader contentious and non-contentious matters. We provide legal advice on the optimization of tax structures and M&A tax-related issues, in both domestic and cross-border transactions, encompassing a wide variety of industries. Our tax department stands out for its fully integrated consulting and controversy tax practices, whereby the members provide both consulting and litigation services, with a clear vision of the legal aspects of every issue.