Fernando Del Castillo specialises in insolvency, civil and mercantile litigation, as well as commercial arbitration. He has vast experience in counseling major domestic and foreign companies in arbitration proceedings held in Mexico and abroad in matters that involved civil, commercial, insurance and construction, among other areas.
He has successfully participated in the highest profile restructuring cases in Mexico such as Corporación GEO, Maxcom Telecomunications and Comercial Mexicana. He has also advised, prepared and achieved for the IFC recognition of debt agreement between the IFC and URBI and HOMEX, two of Mexico’s most prominent low-income housing developers.
Fernando joined Santamarina y Steta in 1993 and became a partner in 2002. He is a member of the Consultation Committee of the Arbitration Commission of the CANACO and the Arbitration Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce.
He was educated at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.