Mariana Herrero

Mariana Herrero

Partner, Galicia Abogados, SC
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Mariana Herrero has in-depth experience of all aspects of environmental law, from wildlife to waste regulation and approaches environmental issues from different perspectives, often in collaboration with the firm’s projects, litigation and M&A practice groups. She is praised by clients and peers for her ability to bring outstanding environmental expertise to the firm’s transactional projects, regulatory practice and strategic litigation capabilities.

Supported by a strong team of associates, she has represented Mexican and international companies, mainly from the energy, retail, manufacturing, financial services and infrastructure industries. She has a particular expertise in advising intense water-consuming industries on the preservation of water rights and designing strategies to ensure compliance with the complex wastewater regulations in Mexico.

Mariana has actively promoted diversity and inclusion best practices at the firm and coordinated the Diversity and Inclusion Committee from its creation until 2021. Mariana is member of the firm’s Executive, Pro Bono, and Talent Committees.

Mariana studied law at the Panamerican University with a specialisation in administrative law. She holds an MSc in environmental sustainability from the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change and Sustainability of the University of Edinburgh.

She has been recognised as Band 2 in the 2023 Latin American Guide (Chambers and Partners) in environmental practice. Likewise, she has been listed as an expert lawyer in The Legal 500 Latin America 2023 rankings in the same practice.

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