Partner Profile

Mauricio Llamas

Jones Day (Mexico)

Mexico

LL 250

Biography

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.

Mauricio 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.

He also advises local and transnational companies in domestic and international trade matters, including compliance with Mexican provisions and standards related to import and export requirements and authorisations, labeling, transport and safety before customs, sanitary, and environmental authorities.

In 2003, Mauricio was designated an expert witness on Mexican environmental law for a major international arbitration proceeding of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

He has participated in many important public and private environmental committees in Mexico, currently holding the position of technical coordinator of the Environmental Law Committee of the National Association of Corporate Lawyers Mexico (ANADE).

Mauricio has been head professor, since 2002, of environmental law at the Universidad Anáhuac Law School and academic coordinator of its master's in environmental policy, management and legislation programme.

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