THE FIRM

León Mendoza Abogados Leon Mendoza Abogados is a boutique law and business firm that is highly specialized and responds to the changing needs of modern reality.

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OUR SERVICES

We offer various legal, accounting and business services. Our mission is to provide services of the highest quality, with direct and personalized assistance

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KEY ALLIANCES

We have developed a strong network of strategic alliances with law firms in Mexico and worldwide, to offer our clients the most ample, efficient and accurate legal advice

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We have developed a strong network of strategic alliances with important law firms in Mexico and around the world, so as to offer our clients with the most ample and accurate legal advice, with the necessary efficiency

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CORPORATE LAW (Entities and business transactions)

Our local and international clients are assisted in all kinds of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and incorporation of entities.

On a regular basis, we negotiate and prepare stock purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, and all accessory contracts for each transaction. We have the experience to solve our clients’ problems derived from discrepancies in their legal, language and cultural environments.

Corporate Restructuring and Liquidation

We have the necessary experience in corporate and finance law in order to navigate the challenges of this area

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Due Diligence

We thoroughly examine mergers and acquisitions, as well as other corporate transactions

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Incorporation of Entities, Branches and Affiliates

We have ample experience in the incorporation of entities of local and foreign investments

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Governmental Authorizations and Permits

We have deep knowledge in connection with governmental administrative proceedings

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Compliance

We support our clients in the creation and execution of their internal compliance policies, and the launching of their auditing mechanisms.

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Contracts and Business Transactions

Experience in corporate law specialized in the drafting and execution of various civil and commercial agreements and transactions.

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SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT

The academic background, experience and expertise of our founding partners, as well as the network developed by them in this area, have allowed Leon Mendoza Abogados to become a firm specialized in consulting for entities related with the business of sports and entertainment.

We work closely with Federations, Leagues, Associations, teams, sporting events, athletes and persons related to the world of entertainment.

Also, our practice in this area is which complemented and enhanced from a global perspective, by our participation in the international sports law association Global Sports Law Group.

FINANCE

The firm offers its services to foreign banks for their operations in Mexico, as well as other financial institutions, AFORES, leasing, factoring, money exchange, customs deposits, among others.

  • Compliance with policies and regulations

  • Insolvency

  • Commercial law applied to banking and financial transactions

We represent on a regular basis local and international insurance companies, and have assisted in the incorporation of their respective affiliates in Mexico.

Also, we have assisted international insurance companies in obtaining the governmental authorization to operate in Mexico.

We have represented a global insurance group in the establishment of its Afore, at the time, one of 17 similar companies initially authorized to operate as retirement pension fund administrators in Mexico, and the first one to become a financial foreign affiliate with a majority of foreign investment.

We represented this Afore on a regular basis.

We assisted an international credit company in the creation of a SOFOL that currently operates successfully in Mexico.

President Fox’s microcredit project allowed great growth in that sector. We represented a public entity from the UK with more than 100 years’ experience financing housing credits; in the design and structuring of their credit operations in Mexico, as well as their relationship with the banking authorities.

We represented a remittances company in their routine money transfer transactions from and to Mexico by Mexican immigrants.

We represented an international bank in the risk assessment related to an energy project financed through Proyectos de Infraestructura Productiva de Largo Plazo (PIDIREGAS).

ANTITRUST 

We have a strong practice in this area, having assisted various corporate entities, local and international, in diverse matters related to economic competition and antitrust.

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GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

Our partners have developed an important practice in the design of basis for public tender offers, and government contracts, proposal integration and assistance in project management

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HEALTH SECTOR

We have worked with local and international clients assisting them in their relations with health authorities, from the legal, regulatory and technical standpoint, in order for them to obtain licenses, authorizations and permits

The experience of the law firm and our strategic allies in the health sector has allow us to execute and strengthen mechanisms in the regulatory and strategic planning processes of our clients

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ENERGY

Ownership conflicts, asset transfers, and other matters related to the energy sector.

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PRIVATIZATIONS

As advisors of the Secretary of Communications and Transportations, we have participated in many public tender offers

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REAL ESTATE

We have a vast experience with real estate transactions, including the acquisition of assets

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS

We have ample experience representing local and international companies in the telecommunications sector

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TAX

We support our clients in tax, administrative and litigation assistance in fiscal matters

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LABOR LAW

We assist in the negotiation of employment and service agreements, as well as hiring and layoff processes

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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Leon Mendoza Abogados has a particular interest in understanding and following up on environmental regulations and their modifications, since they have brought more and greater impact on business activities

Together with our strategic ally in this area, we render services including the following:

Representation before the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources

Assistance in audits from the Mexican environmental authorities

Consulting regarding Mexican environmental and ecologic laws and regulations

Procurement of permits for the initiation and operation of environmental projects in the country

PARTNERS

JORGE A. LEÓN H.

PARTNER

Attorney with a practice focused on regulatory, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate, restructurings, investments, immigration, data protection and corporate law in general. His work has included active representation of diverse clients involved in all kinds of corporate, civil, finance and commercial projects in diverse areas and industries. Also, he has represented several multinational companies in setting up operations in Mexico.

During his professional career, as he has also worked at Robles Mac Eachen y Asociados, Noriega y Escobedo, S.C., Gardere Arena y Robles, S.C. and Grupo Posadas. From an education standpoint, he has a Law Degree with a Masters Degree in Business Law from the Anahuac University.

LUIS FERNANDO MENDOZA

MANAGING PARTNER

Experienced lawyer and executive specialized in business and sports law, with a strong trajectory of international negotiations and deals.

His educational background is comprised of a Master in Laws from the University of Chicago and a Master of Sports Administration from Northwestern University.

His professional background includes working at international law firms, US based sports agencies and FMCG global companies. His sports and entertainment experience includes negotiations, and development of strategies and programs for corporate clients.

CONTACT

ADDRESS

Calle Sierra Santa Rosa 47, Of. 302, Reforma Social, CDMX, CP 11650

Telephone: +52-55-9627-0205

Email: info@leonmendozaabogados.com