Our rankings in Chambers & Partners Global 2019 –
The team is known for Key department acting as counsel to a diverse clientele comprising both international and domestic companies. Involved in various corporate mandates such as stock purchase agreements and corporate restructuring for financial entities. Also gets widespread recognition for its niche expertise in acting for state-owned entities.
Partner Gabriel González-Ruiz continues to be well regarded, with one source pointing to his prowess in representing state-owned entities in transactions. Market sources attest to González-Ruiz’s abilities, describing him as “a good lawyer”. He offers additional expertise in tax law, public procurement and privatization.
Associate-to-watch Marisol Ellis is recognized as a highly active individual in the field, and earns plaudits from peers for her strong capabilities in handling contentious matters. One client describes her work as “professional and accurate.”
Intellectual Property Department
Stellar practice head Gabriela Tejada de Britton continues to command a stellar reputation among interviewees for her experience in this area, and one market observer describes her as “experienced, very respected and reliable.” She boasts expertise in trademarks and industrial designs, as well as copyrights and domain names.
Sources are full of praise for Joaquín Díaz, with one enthusing: “He is an important player in the firm’s practice and has a lot of experience.” Another underlines his impressive activity and notes: “He is highly able.” Díaz assists clients with company formation and management, as well as private interest foundations.
Partner Roberto Alemán garners praise from market commentators, who note his high level of activity and describe him as “one of the key players in the offshore world; he is very experienced in this industry and has advised many clients worldwide. He is a point of reference in the market.” His practice focuses on the management of private interest foundations, and he offers additional expertise in corporate law.
Partner Alexis Herrera has significant technical skills in contentious maritime issues. He also assists various international clients from the oil industry with shipping permits. Partner Joel Medina possesses technical expertise in ship financing. He also offers experience in corporate law and the establishment of private interest foundations.