Mr de la Peña joins the Cuatrecasas Mexico City office as a partner in 2017. With a career spanning over 30 years, he specialises in infrastructure, energy and compliance law.

He has held several positions in the Mexican public sector mainly relating to energy, infrastructure and compliance law in federal institutions, including the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit (SHCP) and the Bank of Mexico. He also worked at the National Works and Public Services Bank, SNC (Banobras), where he managed legal affairs and, for several years, both legal affairs and trusts.

Later he joined Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) where he served as advocate general and then legal director.

Mr de la Peña has contributed to draft legislation, particularly the initiative for the Act on Public–Private Partnerships and the constitutional and legal amendment of energy matters.

He recently headed the Legal Affairs Unit of the Mexican National Hydrocarbons Commission.

Contact details: +52 55 663 62 200

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