Haynes and Boone has shown itself to be one of the most active U.S. law firms operating in Mexico with a growing list of both international and Mexican clients. Operating in Mexico City with its affiliate, Haynes and Boone, SC, it is among the largest U.S. firms operating in Mexico and has been serving clients in both Mexico and the U.S. for 20 years. Its fully bilingual and bi-cultural Mexico City office has legal professionals licensed in both Mexico and the U.S. and trained in both legal systems.
The firm has experience in a wide variety of Mexican business sectors. Our strong presence in Mexico is grounded in our extensive network of contacts in Mexican government, media and business. The firm has a diverse breadth of experience in projects-based finance, particularly in developing countries throughout Latin America, where regional development and sustainability rely on industrial growth in areas such as mining, transportation and energy industries.
Our legal professionals in the Mexico City office are highly experienced in cross-border and domestic transactions in practice areas including corporate; banking and finance; real estate; energy; hospitality; international and domestic tax matters and planning; litigation and arbitration; project development and finance; and transportation.
The Mexico City office is located inside Lomas de Chapultepec
, a modern commercial and hotel district, and provides state-of-the-art telecommunications capabilities and abundant office space and conference facilities.
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The firm’s Latin American practice group, which includes 30 lawyers from Mexico City and other offices, has been recognized as one of the leaders in Latin America by numerous business organizations and publications, including Latin Lawyer and the Chambers USA 2007 directory, which singled out Americas Practice Group chairman Larry Pascal for a national accolade in the Latin American Investment category.
The firm was recognized for its role in the Amapá Mineração transaction, one of Trade Finance Magazine's 2007 Deals of the Year. Haynes and Boone acted as international counsel for MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. (MMX), in connection with the financing of an integrated iron-ore mining and infrastructure logistics project relating to MMX's Amapá mining facility. The MMX financing consisted of a three-tranche facility aggregating US$250MM in bank facilities and R$580,000,000 of financing from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES).
Our Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone has been listed for many consecutive years as one of Latin Lawyer’s 250 leading business law firms in Latin America, and two of its partners, Jorge Labastida and Luis Moreno, have been included in the list of the foremost legal practitioners in the international legal marketplace in the practices of Banking and Real Estate law, as published in Chambers, Latin America, 2011 Edition, and the Who’s Who Legal’s: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2011 Edition, a publication made by the International Bar Association and the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association.
Haynes and Boone’s Projects Practice, a principal sponsor of this year’s Project Finance magazine’s U.S. Power Finance Forum, is widely known for its international capabilities.
- Haynes and Boone has also instituted a foreign associate program, hosting visiting attorneys from Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and Peru. We also provide a training program for lawyers at Haynes and Boone S.C. in Mexico City to work for Haynes and Boone, LLP in the United States.