José Victor Torres Gómez > González Calvillo, SC > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

González Calvillo, SC
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Partner at Gonzalez Calvillo


José Victor is founder of the banking and finance practice which is one of the largest at the firm. He is a seasoned financial lawyer with vast experience as lead counsel in complex cross-border transactions, financings, securities, mergers & acquisitions. José Victor’s expertise also includes transnational financings, syndicated loans and leasing, as well as rendering legal opinions required for public offerings in local and foreign capital markets. He has also been appointed as member of the board of directors of several companies.

Over the years, José Victor has represented companies from both highly regulated and non-regulated sectors, including private equity firms, investment funds and companies in the telecommunication and real estate industry.

He worked as foreign associate at Dewey Ballantine, LLP.


Spanish and English


Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados (Illustrious and National Bar Association of Mexico)

Member and Secretary, Instituto Mexicano de la Mediación (Mexican Institute of Mediation)


He holds a master of laws (LL.M.) from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree (J.D. equivalent) from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City.

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

José Victor Torres GómezGonzález Calvillo

González Calvillo‘s corporate and M&A practice fields a bench of ‘highly specialised and dynamic lawyers’, who earn plaudits for their ‘excellent service and very good negotiation skills’, as well as for their ‘outstanding industry-specific knowledge’. Recommended for their strong expertise across a variety of sectors, the group advises clients on a wealth of corporate legal matters, from corporate restructuring and shareholders agreements to the structuring and execution of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. In addition, the team is also sought out for its prowess in corporate governance matters. Co-managing partner José Ignacio Rivero Andere, who excels in cross-border transactions; banking and finance specialist José Victor Torres Gómez; Jorge Cervantes Trejo, whose experience encompasses relevant transactions in oil, gas, telecoms, real estate, hospitality and infrastructure projects in general; Hernando Becerra de Cima, and Rodrigo Rojas Robleda are among the department’s key practitioners. Promoted to counsel in September 2022, Rosa Elena Coto‘s corporate practice has a strong orientation towards transactional matters – particularly relating to the private equity segment. Senior Jacinto Ávalos provides key associate support. Former partner Juan Manuel Sancho left the firm in March 2022.

Mexico > Banking and finance

González Calvillo houses a highly regarded banking and finance department with a solid track record in the Mexican market, which spans customary banking and finance matters from commercial lending, acquisition financing and project finance to regulatory banking work. The group has built a reputable client portfolio, as well as a solid presence across multiple sectors, including oil, gas, and electricity, fintech and the automotive industry. Recent work highlights saw the practice representing JA Mitsui Leasing, as lender, on the granting of a $98m financing for the construction, operation and leasing of a Toyota-branded automotive components manufacturing plant which will be operated by Metalsa. Co-managing partner José Ignacio Rivero Andere, who is particularly skilled at handling cross-border transactions; and José Victor Torres Gómez, whose experience encompasses transnational financings, syndicated loans and leasing work, are the main contacts of the team. Fellow partners Jorge Cervantes Trejo, Rodrigo Rojas Robleda and Daniel Guaida Azar are all also active in the sector, particularly on project finance matters; while Bernardo Reyes Retana K., in turn, handles private and public securities offerings, cross border finance and banking regulatory matters. The name to note at associate level is that of senior Jacinto Ávalos (banking and finance, private equity and capital market). Former partner Juan Manuel Sancho Rodrigo left the firm in March 2022.