Firm Profile > Vázquez Aldana, Hernández Gómez & Asociados > Guadalajara, Mexico

Vázquez Aldana, Hernández Gómez & Asociados

Corporate and M&A Tier 4

Vázquez Aldana, Hernández Gómez & Asociados has one of the leading corporate practices in Guadalajara, Mexico's second city. and a strong presence throughout the west of the Republic. The firm serves a large base of manufacturing, technology and food producer clients, as well as key tequila producers such as Paradise Spirits. Practice head Fernando Hernández Gómez is a 'great consultant who stands out for his experience'. The 11 lawyer team is praised for its 'excellent communication and commitment', as well as the 'quality of not only its partners but of its associates'. Major clients include Able Dairies, Grupo Beckman, Citibanamex and Mannesmann Precision Tubes.

Banking and finance Tier 5

The lawyers at Vázquez Aldana, Hernández Gómez & Asociados ‘engage with the clients to give them the best possible options’. An institution in its own right, having been around for over seven decades, the firm operates primarily out of Guadalajara although it also has an office in Mexico City. The 10-strong regional practice advises clients such as Banregio, Citibanamex, Bansi, and Banco Santander, and handles a range of loan and financial transactions, including securitised credits involving mortgages and trust securities, and has particular profile in the construction, real estate, industrial, automotive, and commercial sectors. Name partner Fernando Hernández Gómez heads the practice; key support comes from senior associate Guadalupe Llamas López; Ana Elena Ibargüengoitia Vázquez Aldana and Cristina Vázquez Aldana Urrutia are other names to note.

VAHG is one of the leading law firms in western Mexico with more than 75 years of combined experience and a large number of high-profile transaction, national and transnational, which support the quality of our work and team. We are a specialized firm with great recognition mainly in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, financial and stock market law, real estate, intellectual property and public trust.

VAHG is a “full service” firm fully committed to making its clients’ interests their own interests in order to consolidate long-term relationships. Always seeking to offer legal solutions to our clients, national or foreigners, to achieve their objectives and making team with their other advisors, our lawyers work under the highest standards of quality, professional ethics, responsiveness and sensitivity to the needs of our clients and ability to anticipate and solve problems, regardless the complexity degree of the deal.

VAHG was conceived and founded through the need of provide to foreign investors the tools to safely and effectively navigate through Mexico’s legal system. VAHG is the result of having broad understanding of client’s needs, opportunities, strengths and challenges of each matter presented to us.

As a result of its non-stop search for high added value, we have trust of worldwide known Mexican and multinational companies as a result of the adoption of its business model. VAGH represents an invaluable sum of prestige and reputation with strengths and capabilities to conduct national and international transactions, operating under the highest standards of services and quality, together with a singular personal approach, developing a unique strategic competitive factor and high appreciation of its clients.

When doing business in Mexico, investors better serve their needs when they receive quality legal advice from professionals with a high degree of preparation and knowledge of the legal and business environments. The firm is equipped to collaborate closely with private and governmental institutions alike.

VAHG is member of: CONSULEGIS EEIG,  Union Internationale des Avocats and AMEXCAP (Mexican Association of PV and VC Funds)

M & A and Corporate transactions: VAHG has a very unique Corporate and M&A practice due to the experience of the team and the business orientation in the matters and the qualifications of the lawyers. VAHG is keen at understanding business models allowing to get a broader view of the transactions and covering angles in the respective contracts.

VAHG partners have high negotiation skills. The head of the practice is often involved in international networks and participating as speaker in different conferences and panels around the world. The team is used to operate under the cross border standards of international law firms, financial advisors and multinational companies.

Banking and Finance: the experience in financial and banking matters of VAHG is the highest in the region. VAHG is also capable of legally structuring complex and sophisticated loan and financial transactions providing one stop shop when the transactions need attesting Law or collateral registrations under Mexican.
Performing under a high standard of responsiveness allows be able to work with the largest financial institutions in Mexico.

Real Estate: with a strong practice in Real Estate representing foreign investors and real estate developers in Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta and Punta Mita. We represent the leading real estate developers in the Jalisco area.

Intellectual Property: VAHG has focused its practice too handling different cases that involve preservation of national and foreign IP rights, working jointly with worldwide authorities to achieve the widest protection and supervision. VAHG has protected “Tequila” in 44 countries, monitoring and watching on a daily basis the mark, coordinating efforts worldwide for the protection of the first appellation of origin in Mexico: Tequila, acting as Mexican counsel for the Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT) in the filing of the Certification Mark in the USA.

Department Name Email Telephone
Mergers & Acquisitions Fernando Hernández Gómez (Partner)
Corporate María José Armenta (Senior Associate)
Banking and finance Felipe Vázquez Aldana (Partner)
Banking and finance Fernando Hernández Gómez (Partner)
Intellectual property Mariana González (Senior Associate)
Real estate o Elvia Rios Saldaña (Senior Associate)
Photo Name Position Profile
 María José Armenta Bon Bustamante  photo María José Armenta Bon Bustamante
 Mariana González Sánchez  photo Mariana González Sánchez
 Fernando Hernández Gómez  photo Fernando Hernández Gómez
 Ana Elena Ibargüengoitia Vázquez Aldana  photo Ana Elena Ibargüengoitia Vázquez Aldana
 Pablo Iguíniz Silva  photo Pablo Iguíniz Silva
Mrs Guadalupe Llamas López  photo Mrs Guadalupe Llamas López
 Elvia del Carmen Ríos Saldaña  photo Elvia del Carmen Ríos Saldaña
 Felipe Ignacio Vázquez Aldana Sauza  photo Felipe Ignacio Vázquez Aldana Sauza
 Cristina Vázquez Aldana Urrutia  photo Cristina Vázquez Aldana Urrutia
Other fee-earners : 16
Total staff : 52
Partners : 2