Partner Profile

Cecilia Azar

Galicia Abogados

Mexico

LL 250

Biography

Cecilia is a lawyer specialising in arbitration, mediation and judicial procedures related to alternative means of dispute resolution with more than 25 years of experience.

She focuses her practice on complex domestic and international commercial disputes. Acting as arbitrator, counsel, mediator or expert in Mexican law, she has developed a broad experience, particularly in cases related to energy, infrastructure, construction and commercial mediations.

Among its clients are national and foreign companies that have entered into agreements related to energy or construction and infrastructure matters. In close collaboration with other Galicia’s practice areas, she advises clients in investor-state dispute settlement matters.

She is recommended by Latin Lawyer as Leading Individual and as an expert in her field of practice. In addition, Who’s Who Legal praises her expert knowledge as both a national and global leader. She is the only woman ranked in the 2022 list of Most in Demand Arbitrators of Chambers and Partners as Band 1 expert in Mexico and as Band 2 in arbitration practice. Leaders League and The Legal 500 also recognise her as an expert and leader in arbitration.

Cecilia is a member of the Talent Committee at Galicia. She is currently vice president of the Arbitration Commission of the ICC Mexico.

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