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Galicia Abogados S.C.
MEXICO, D.F. 11000

Work Department

Bankings and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Fintech



Member of the Compensations Committee


Spanish, English

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Arturo PerdomoGalicia Abogados S.C.

Local and international lender and borrower clients entrust the ‘leading’ practice at Galicia Abogados S.C. with a host of banking and finance-related matters, including cross-border syndicated transactions, acquisition finance, sub-sovereign financing, real estate financings and regulatory work. The group operates from offices in both Mexico City and Monterrey, and counsels big-name banks and lenders, including Barclays, Bank of America and JP Morgan; in addition, corporations from industries such as food & beverages, energy, transportation and real estate regularly feature on its client roster. Team members are lauded for their ability to ‘adapt to the needs of the client’, and for their ‘outstanding communication and knowledge’ of the sphere. An experienced trio co-lead the practice: Arturo Perdomo combines great experience in traditional transactional and regulatory work with fintech expertise; Guillermo Pérez Santiago (‘business oriented, proactive and up to date), specialises in finance and capital markets; and insurance practice head Humberto Pérez Rocha. In the Monterrey office, Rosemarie McLaren specialises in local and cross-border, bilateral and syndicated loans; while Rodrigo Rivera deals with corporate, real estate and project financing. Senior associate Lili Abascal handles public financing matters.

Mexico > Wealth management

Reflecting its breadth as one of the country’s foremost full-service firms, Galicia Abogados S.C. fields a wealth management practice that assists with the gamut of estate and succession planning issues, including tax advice, corporate governance, real estate law, wills, trusts, regulatory compliance, and litigation risk management. Along with the creation of efficient structures, the team provides ongoing advice -particularly to family offices- on daily operations. An abundance of talent in the team starts with the four practice heads: Christian Lipperthas excellent judgment built on deep experience’ and is often involved in cross-border matters; Gabriela Pellón receives client praise for her leadership and acts for HNWIs and family offices on an international scale; Eugenio Sepúlveda (in Monterrey) oversees restructuring related work; and Arturo Perdomo assists from a finance perspective. Senior associate Cecilia Díaz de Rivera stands out as one of the emerging experts in the field with a practice built on a strong corporate and finance foundation. Fabiola Jiménez, Fernando Luján and Ana Elena Dominguez are additional associates to note, along with November 2022 hire Gabryela Valencia.

Mexico > TMT

The multi-practice TMT offering at Galicia Abogados S.C. counts leading multinationals across the three sub-sectors as clients, and the team assists with major M&A, sector-specific regulatory issues, competition law, and restructuring, among other matters. On the technology side, Ricardo García and Alejandro de la Borbolla are the key contacts, coordinating the broad range of advice required in that area, with Arturo Perdomo being the name to note for fintech work. For telecoms, Carlos Chávez is the department head, coming under the banner of the firm’s broader regulatory practice; he also handles media sector matters, working with the corporate and M&A team as required. Humberto Pérez-Rocha advises on M&A, banking and insurance matters in relation to the telecoms and technology sectors, while senior associate Irma Ross leads the firm’s IP & data privacy offering.