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Hugo Hernández-Ojeda focuses on labour and social security law. He began his professional career in 1991 as an intern at Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa (now Hogan Lovells) in civil and immigration law. In 1992, he joined another firm as an intern in the labour and social security department, and some time later he became an associate attorney in the firm. In 2001, he became senior partner in another firm, heading the labour and social security department. In 2008, he rejoined BSTL as partner heading the labour and social security department.
Practices: litigation and arbitration, social security, labour and employment, pensions. Industry sectors: aerospace, defence and government services, automotive, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, infrastructure, insurance, life sciences and healthcare, mining, real estate, sports, TMT, transportation and education.
Law degree, Universidad Anáhuac del Sur, 1995.
Awards/rankings: Band U, Chambers Latin America, 2013 and 2014; Band 4, Chambers Latin America 2013 and 2014; Band 2, labour and employment, Chambers Latin America, 2015–2018; Who's Who Legal in 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2018; The Legal 500 in 2015–2018 as a Leading Lawyer; Latin Lawyer 250, in 2015 and 2016; Latin America Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA), 2013–2018; and The Client's Guide, 2011 and 2012.
Memberships: member, Mexican Bar Association. Member of the Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados and the International Bar Association. Former chair of the executive board of the US–Mexico Bar Association.
Languages: Spanish and English.