Professional Notice

Holland & Knight (Mexico)


Holland & Knight is a global law firm with approximately 1,700 lawyers and other professionals in 32 offices worldwide. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with efficient access to attorneys throughout the firm. As part of our ever-growing presence in the Latin American region, our Latin America practice currently includes more than 170 attorneys.

Holland & Knight is one of the few US-based firms with full-service capabilities in Mexico. The attorneys in our Mexico City and Monterrey offices are an integral part of our Latin America Practice, have substantial experience across all Mexican business sectors and well-established working relationships with leaders in Mexico’s business and government sectors. Our attorneys have assisted the Mexican government in the analysis, design and drafting of key legislation and regulation currently in place, as well as the implementation of several infrastructure projects.

Our Mexico team provides sophisticated legal services and a multidisciplinary practice that includes lawyers highly knowledgeable in financial services, corporate services, energy, technology, media and communications, real estate, intellectual property, labour and employment, litigation, arbitration and tax.

Our attorneys have participated in several of Mexico's most significant and pioneering transactions, including designing structures for several large-scale deals that are considered to be a standard in the financial markets.

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 attorneys have vast experience advising on merger control, joint ventures and sensitive alliances because of high levels of concentration in the market, as well as 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: We offer our clients full-service energy practice capabilities that include significant experience in oil and gas, electricity, liquefied natural gas (LNG), renewables, biofuels and government procurement. Our attorneys address all legal issues that concern our energy clients, 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, and 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
Paseo de la Reforma No. 342,
Piso 28,
Col. Juárez,
Del. Cuauhtémoc CP 06600,
México, DF.
Tel: +52 55 3602 8000
Fax: +52 55 3602 8098

Ricardo Margáin No. 335,
Torre II, Piso 2
Col. Valle del Campestre,
San Pedro, Garza García, N.L. 66265, Mexico
Tel: +52 81 8215 7700
Fax: +52 81 8215 7701

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