Partner Profile

Gonzalo Vargas Ateca

González Calvillo, SC

Mexico

LL 250

Biography

Gonzalo has been a partner at the firm since 1991. He is a transactional attorney with over 30 years of experience providing legal and business advice to domestic and multinational companies, with particular focus on projects and infrastructure, oil and gas, energy: power generation, petrochemicals, joint ventures, government procurement – public bids and regulatory matters – real estate, as well as in alternative dispute resolution and arbitration – acting as expert witness in domestic and international arbitration proceedings.

Recognised as a business-oriented practitioner, Gonzalo acts as a board of directors active member for several joint venture companies. He also has experience in cross-border investments, M&A transactions, corporate finance, sophisticated corporate structures, and disputes between shareholders.

Gonzalo has developed critical knowledge and made key contacts through his work with myriad real estate developers, financial institutions, general contractors, management companies, architectural firms, sponsors, brokers, service companies and other clients in a broad range of local and cross-border transactions related to the real estate sector. This also includes his participation in international public and private bids linked to either the acquisition of major assets or construction of infrastructure.

Gonzalo is a certified mediator by the Mexico – USA Dispute Resolution Center. He has postgraduate studies in tax law from Universidad Panamericana and international commercial Arbitration from Escuela Libre de Derecho. He obtained his law degree with honours (JD equivalent) from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City.

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