Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,600 lawyers and other professionals in 30 offices around the world.
Among the nation’s largest law firms, Holland & Knight provides representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Furthermore, our interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm. As part of our ever-growing presence, the Bogotá office was opened in 2012, and the Mexico City office opened in 2013. Our firm added a second Mexico City office and a Monterrey office in August 2021 following a merger with Thompson & Knight. Our Holland & Knight Latin America practice currently includes more than 170 attorneys, and we are one of the few US law firms with extensive presence in the Latin American region. Our Latin America practice is a key focus area for the firm. Holland & Knight has prioritised and strategised the firm’s international expansion in the Latin America region.
Our Mexico City and Monterrey offices draw on the firm's vast Latin America practice and global resources to provide sophisticated legal services across multidisciplinary practices areas that include lawyers highly knowledgeable in antitrust, financial services, corporate services, intellectual property, labour and employment and tax. Our in-depth experience allows us to provide comprehensive services throughout the entire transaction process.
Main practice areas
Aviation: Our national and international experience in airline regulation includes legal advice to the government, concessionaires and private investors on the development and construction of airports, aviation law matters, the obtainment of airport operation concessions, airport lease agreements, and local licensing requirements and regulations, among others.
Competition: Our Mexico attorneys have vast experience advising on merger control, joint ventures and alliances that are sensitive due to high levels of concentration in the market, investigations and regulatory antitrust proceedings before government agencies.
Corporate and M&A: We have extensive experience assisting clients with incorporation, organisation, transformation, dissolution, liquidation, implementation of new corporate governance policies and decision-making processes.
Energy and natural resources: Our attorneys address all legal issues that concern our clients in infrastructure and energy projects, such as public contracts, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisation and financial restructuring, as well as regulatory and environmental matters.
Financial services: We handle local and cross-border deals concerning public financing; complex financing structures, including REITs, CKDs, securitisations and equity transactions; syndicated loans; asset-based financing; corporate financing; real estate financing and aircraft financing.
Intellectual property: Our team has vast experience in complex transactions, proceedings and litigations concerning trademarks, patents, designs, utility models, trade secrets, technology and copyrights.
International trade: We assist clients in designing and implementing international trade strategies, customs procedures, regulatory compliance, unfair trade practices, investments, government procurement and dispute resolution mechanisms.
Litigation and arbitration: We provide highly knowledgeable counsel in a wide array of economic fields, institutional rules, seats and applicable laws. Our attorneys handle litigation disputes concerning banking and finance, regulatory, competition, trade, telecommunications, corporate, bankruptcy and restructuring, intellectual property, real estate, amparo and constitutional law.
Labour: Our lawyers have substantial experience in labour due diligence processes, designing and implementing strategies for employee transfer and massive layoffs, advising on internal investigations, negotiating employment termination processes for executives, creating private pension plans, non-compete and confidentiality agreements.
Taxation: Our team has experience advising on corporate reorganisations, investment vehicles, startups, financing structures and designing tax-efficient strategies for client transactions, and estate and succession planning for high-net-worth individuals.
Telecommunications: We represent fixed and mobile carriers, satellite operators, e-commerce retailers, cloud services providers, equipment and service providers, financial advisers and enterprise users of communications services in regulatory, transactional and litigation matters.(Mexico City - Reforma) Paseo de la Reforma No. 342Piso 28, Col. Juárez, Del. Cuauhtémoc
CP 06600, México, DF
Tel: +52 55 3602 8000
Fax: +52 55 3602 8098
(Mexico City - Palmas) Paseo de las Palmas No 405
Piso 504, Palmas
(Monterrey) Ricardo Margáin No. 335, Torre II, Piso 2
San Pedro Garza Garciam
NL CP 66265
Tel: +52 55 3602 8000 www.hklaw.com
Fax: +52 55 3602 8098
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