Partner Profile

Mauricio Llamas

Jones Day (Mexico)


LL 250


Mauricio Llamas focuses his practice on administrative and regulatory matters, with particular experience in environmental, health and safety laws and standardisation.

His experience in the environmental field includes advising national and international companies including P&G, Goldcorp, Toyota, Veolia, Goodyear, Monsanto, Nestlé, Gildan, ITS, ERM, Elementia, Iberdrola and the new Mexico City Airport Group in the diverse aspects of applicable regulation, strict compliance, strategy and lobbying, with special emphasis in waste management and recycling, contaminated site liability, site abandonment procedures, exploitation of natural resources, environmental impact, air emissions, product stewardship, development of legislative initiatives and implementation of sustainable energy and infrastructure projects.

He has extensive experience advising on compliance with administrative requirements and permitting for the legal operation of industrial and commercial establishments and administrative litigation at the federal and local levels.

Mauricio also has been asked to intercede in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. In 2003, he was designated an expert witness on Mexican environmental law for a major international arbitration proceeding of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Mauricio has participated in many important public and private environmental committees in Mexico. He was chairman of the Environment National Commission of the Mexican Chamber of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies (CANIETI) from 2004 to 2013, where he participated in the creation and development of environmental policy instruments, laws and technical standards, and developed diverse sector-related compliance instruments.

Languages: Spanish and English.

Education: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (diploma in Advanced Studies for Research 2011; PhD candidate: doctorate in corporate law programme, 2005–2007); Universidad Anáhuac México Norte (JD 1998); Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (Federal, State and Municipal Environmental Legislation Programme, 1998); The George Washington University and International Law Institute (ILI) (Orientation in the US Legal System, 1997). 

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