RODRIGO GONZÁLEZ-DUARTE

Associate | rgonzalezduarte@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

 

Associate since 2017

Rodrigo González-Duarte Morales has been involved in the areas of real estate law, project finance, energy, and mergers and acquisitions. He has advised developers, debtors and creditors in the development and structuring of energy projects through renewable sources such as wind farms and solar projects, getting involved in real estate and contractual aspects within them.

Additionally, Rodrigo has extensive experience in regulatory issues in the infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships sector, and has participated in multiple public tenders and bids, representing both the private initiative and the government agencies and entities responsible for carrying out such processes. His experience in this sector includes bids for the assignment of public work and long-term service contracts, as well as the assignment of contracts in the areas of procurement, leasing and services.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree: Universidad Anáhuac México Norte

EXPERIENCE

  • Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., 2017
  • Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, 2014-2016

PRACTICE AREAS

PATRICIO RIVAS

Associate | privas@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2009

Patricio has a broad experience in antitrust law as well as in administrative and constitutional litigation. He has represented several companies in procedures opened by the Federal Competition Commission (Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica) or by the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones) pursuant to the Federal Competition Law (Ley Federal de Competencia Económica), which include: investigations for horizontal and vertical restraints, leniency programs and procedures to determine the existence of essential facilities. 

His participation in these types of procedures include the investigation phase, the administrative procedure, and the filing of amparo lawsuit to challenge the final decisions issued by the regulatory agencies. Likewise, Patricio participates in the filing of concentration notices that need to be cleared by the Federal Competition Commission or by the Federal Institute of Telecommunications. Among others, the sectors in which he has participated include telecom, aeronautic, IT, railways and energy. 

Finally, Patricio has a broad experience in administrative litigation, representing clients in administrative procedures initiated by federal

EDUCATION

  • LL.M. International Competition Law and Policy; University of Glasgow, 2017
  • Law Degree; Universidad Iberoamericana, 2012

EXPERIENCE

  • Asociado extranjero; Gómez Pinzón Abogados, Colombia; 2019

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

ENRIQUE RÍOS SZALAY

Associate | eriosszalay@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2017

Enrique has broad experience in financial law, both securities and banking. He has participated in several local and international transactions representing issuers and underwriters. He has also participated in securitizations, initial public offerings of REITs (FIBRAs) and development capital certificates (CKDs). He regularly provides advice in connection with securities and banking regulations. 

He has advised local and foreign corporations in connection with matters related to corporate governance, joint ventures and a variety of transactions related to investment and disinvestment. He has broad experience in structured finance, including real estate financing and corporate financing, as well as implementing complex collateral packages. 

Likewise, he has participated in large transactions involving the acquisition of real estate assets with very complex backgrounds, as well as in the negotiation of the most diverse types of contracts related to land, constructions and in rem rights in general. Broad experience in transactions relating to leases of residential, hotel, retail, and industrial real estate, including real estate trusts, and in financing and refinancing real estate investments.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2014

EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk, Creel Abogados, 2013-2017
  • Law Clerk, Creel, García-Cuellar, Aiza y Enríquez, 2012 – 2013 

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS 

URIEL DE LA ROSA

Associate | gudelarosa@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2017

Gerardo has represented and advised Mexican Companies throughout the treatment and solution of their individual employment disputes at the time he has been part of recognized firms specialized in Labor Law focusing mainly in individual employment disputes.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2013.

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate at Jiménez de León Ramírez y Abogados, S.C. 2011- 2016.
  • Associate at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. 2017.

PRACTICE AREAS

FRANCISCO ROMERO

Associate | fcromero@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2016

Francisco has been involved in project finance, energy, mergers & acquisitions and real estate law. He has regularly advised sponsors, borrowers and lenders alike, in the development, structuring and financing of energy projects, including renewable energy projects such as wind farms and solar projects, actively participating in real estate, corporate and contractual aspects.

Francisco has been involved in structuring, planning and executing several real estate projects, providing counsel to local and foreign sellers, buyers and private equity funds; likewise, He has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

EDUCATION

  • Law Degree, Universidad Anáhuac, Querétaro, 2010- 2015

EXPERIENCE

  • Portilla, Ruy-Díaz & Aguilar, 2014- 2016
  • Jiménez, Márquez, Sentíes, Sosa & Reyes Retana, 2012- 2014

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

FERNANDO MOLINA

Associate | fmolina@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Associate since 2015

Fernando has wide experience in real estate and corporate law. He has represented buyers, sellers and private equity funds in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.

Additionally, Fernando has advised financial institutions in debt and capital offerings, including asset-backed securitizations. He has represented real estate developers and companies focusing primarily in industrial, residential and retail developments.

EDUCATION

  • Master’s in law LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
  • Specialization in Financial Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2011
  • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 2010

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate, Prudential State Investors, 2014 -2015
  • Associate, Hogan Lovells, 2010 -2013
  • Law Clerk, Notaría Pública 6 del Distrito Federal (Fausto Rico Álvarez); 2006 – 2009

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

EUGENIO MACOUZET

Partner  | emacouzet@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Partner since 2014

Eugenio regularly counsels domestic and cross-border parties in merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, involving public and private entities.

He has also represented issuers and financial institutions in several domestic and international, public and private, debt and equity offerings, and advises clients in the negotiation, structuring and drafting of commercial loans and other complex financings.

Eugenio is also an active partner of the firm’s Real estate practice. He focuses on advising hospitality companies and investors, on the legal and regulatory aspects of real estate investments in the commercial, residential, hospitality and industrial sectors. His practice includes advising on matters related to development and operation of real estate projects and hospitality assets, acquisition and sale of real estate assets, among others.

Author of different articles for international publications including “The International Comparative Legal Guide to Real Estate”, by the Association of Corporate Counsel.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws LL.M., “International Trade Law”, University of Essex, 2006
  • Law Degree, with honors, Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2004

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Chambers and Partners, Corporate/M&A, Up and Coming, 2020

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

 

MANUEL ECHAVE

Partner | mechave@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Partner since 2009

Manuel has experience representing domestic and foreign clients, as well as financial institutions in financial operations and corporate financings, including the design and implementation of structured financing schemes. He has represented several issuers, financial intermediaries, placement agents and rating agencies in capital markets transactions, including securitizations, capital and debt issuances, through public or private offerings in Mexico and abroad.

He has participated as a legal advisor to sponsors and financial institutions in various project financings in the electricity, gas and infrastructure sectors.

Manuel has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and buyouts including aspects related to issues of economic competition. He has also participated in the negotiation and implementation of strategic partnerships and joint ventures in Mexico, and in the development of projects derived from these associations.

Additionally, he has represented real estate developers and promotors in the sale and purchase of real estate properties, in the financings for the purchase or construction of real estate projects and in joint ventures for the development of real estate projects.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws, LL.M, Northwestern University School of Law, 2001
  • Law Degree, Universidad Anáhuac, 1997

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreign Associate, Allen & Overy, New York, 2001 -2002

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Chambers and Partners, Banking & Finance / Capital Markets, 2020
  • Legal 500, Banking & Finance / Capital Markets, 2020

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

LORENZA LANGARICA

Partner | llangarica@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Partner since 2008

Lorenza has participated in structured financings, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and energy matters, including joint ventures, corporate and asset acquisitions, as well as tourist developments, with experience in advising buyers, sellers, and investors in cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, also in the purchase and sell of private companies, buyouts, joint ventures and divestitures in Mexican target companies.

She has been an integral part in several sales of highly valuable assets owned or controlled by Mexican governmental agencies. She also focuses her practice on legal and regulatory aspects of real estate investments and strategic transactions in the hotels, resorts & tourism, manufacturing, commercial and construction industries, including refinancing, purchases, negotiation and settlement of agreements, among others.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws, LL.M, Georgetown University Law Center, 2001
  • Law Degree with honors, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1988-1992

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreign Associate, Cleary Gottlieb, New York, 2001-2002

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Chambers and Partners, Real Estate, 2020
  • Legal 500, Real Estate, 2019

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS

PATRICIO TRAD

Partner | ptrad@macf.com.mx | +52 (55) 5201 7400

Partner since 2006

Patricio appears in the main list of Capital Markets leaders, considered as a corporate finance all-rounder with broad experience in corporate transactions and structured finance matters.

He is also a relevant practitioner in M&A and Energy practice areas. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, buyouts, joint-ventures and divestitures, securities regulation, corporate and structured finance, infrastructure, energy and general corporate law.

He regularly advises issuers in diverse local and cross border tender offers, acquisitions, buyouts, and joint ventures advising both buyers and sellers, also institutional investors and private equity investors in different industries, including regulated industries and public companies.

In addition, he has collaborated in a variety of debt and equity issuances in the Mexican market and routinely advises diverse Mexican and foreign banks in lending transactions to Mexican companies and regulatory matters.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws, LL.M., University of California, Berkeley, 1998
  • Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 1995

EXPERIENCE

  • Foreign Associate Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom New York 1998 – 1999

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • Chambers and Partners, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A 2020
  • Legal 500, Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Energy and Natural Resources, Projects and Infrastructure 2020

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

PRACTICE AREAS