Jorge de Haro > Martínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Martínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel
05120 MEXICO D.F.

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Mr. de Haro specializes in civil and commercial litigation, and has extensive experience in bankruptcy, financial and banking regulation related disputes.

Throughout his career he has represented various banking and financial institutions in litigation with a high degree of complexity, including bankruptcy and restructuring procedures, where Mr. de Haro has advised his clients for the successful recovery of their interest.

His professional practice has been recognized in several publications, in both national and foreign legal rankings.


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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México, México.
Law degree (J.D.), 1973.

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Bankruptcy and restructuring

(Leading individuals)

Jorge de HaroMartínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel

Veteran Mexican firm, Martínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel, offers a solid six-partner practice, comprised of ‘extraordinary lawyers’, who garner additional praise for working ‘as a team among themselves and with the client’. The department offers an excellent blend of litigation and corporate skills, and is widely known for being the firm of choice for an array of creditors, including major banks -such as HSBC and BBVA- and other financial institutions. Market onlookers recognise the group’s solid track record in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings. Key contacts involved in the practice include commercial and civil litigation specialist Jorge De Haro, who is also highly experienced in bankruptcy matters; Javier Curiel, ‘a born leader, and a very good lawyer’; Mauricio Mendoza, whose practice takes in bankruptcy and restructuring, enforcement of agreements and guarantees, and the sale and purchase of entities and distressed assets; and Alejandro Legaspi, who specialises in finance, insurance, bankruptcy and banking regulation-related disputes. Associate Vicente Cuairán is also name to note.

Mexico > Dispute resolution: litigation

(Leading individuals)

Jorge de HaroMartínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel

The ‘excellent and trustworthyMartínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel continues to be acclaimed by market onlookers as a first-class dispute resolution firm, one which represents clients across Mexico in highly complex disputes. The team is particularly well known for its expertise and exceptional track-record in financial services, regularly acting for top-tier banks such as Santander, BBVA, or Banamex, but which has also been increasingly prominent of late in litigation related to the aviation and retail sectors, representing major clients such as Aeroméxico and Wal-mart. The sizeable practice houses a group of stellar practitioners including Jorge De Haro, a preferred option for many banks, who specialises in civil and commercial litigation and has extensive experience in bankruptcy & restructuring; Javier Curiel, whose contentious practice is informed by his solid corporate background and who also handles commercial arbitration; Javier Altamirano, who undertakes disputes involving loans, trading, investment, and trust transactions and activities; Ernesto Palacios, who shows prowess in amparo proceedings; and Diego Gutiérrez and Mauricio Mendoza, who both handles civil and commercial disputes, as well as commercial arbitration. At associate level, Bernardo Basaldua is an additional name to note.