Jorge San Martín > SMPS Legal > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

SMPS Legal
TORRE CHAPULTEPEC UNO
AV. PASEO DE LA REFORMA 509-18
COL. CUAUHTÉMOC, 06500
Mexico

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Jorge is both a lawyer and a certified public accountant. His practice is focused on tax and business planning, including mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate reorganizations with particular focus on permanent establishments and other tax-related international matters. Jorge assists his clients in planning tax efficient structures, including the tax treatment of acquisitions and investments. His practice includes the representation of clients before Mexican Tax Authorities in a broad range of national and international tax controversies as well as in litigation.

Prior to founding SMPS, Jorge was partner at the Mexico’s office of Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP, where he worked for more than 10 years, and prior to that, he was partner of the accounting firm Rocha, Pérez, San Martín, S.C.

Languages

Englis and Spanish

Memberships

He is a member of the Mexico’s Public Accountants School and of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce, in Mexico City.

Education

Jorge obtained his J.D. from UNAM and his degree as Certified Public Accountant from Universidad Anahuac del Norte, in Mexico City.

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Tax

SMPS Legal‘s tax consulting and litigation practice that handles a broad array of matters, including estate planning, acquisitions, mergers; corporate restructuring; and corporate and international taxation – particularly in connection with the real estate, private equity and oil-and-gas industries. The seven-strong team is co-led by four partners: Jorge San Martín, whose strong suit is tax efficient structures; Ana Paula Pardo, who has a very solid advisory practice; tax litigation specialist Christian Solis; and Alexis Michel, who manages all matters related to international trade. Key support, especially as regards litigation, comes from senior associate Jorge Arturo Rodríguez.