Alejandro Schuster Benitez

Alejandro Schuster Benitez holds a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Law from the Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara campus. Master in Private Law, he majored in Civil and Commercial Procedural Law, as well Obligations and Contracts. He attended seminars on Philosophy of Law and Legal Research.

Master in Public Law specializing in Constitutional Law and Amparo, by the same university.

Master in Law (LLM) with Specialization in Oral Litigation from the California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, USA.

Active member of the Mexican Bar Association. Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) where he participates in the Jalisco Arbitration Committee. ABC Referee recognized by the Mediation and Arbitration Center of the National Chamber of Commerce.

Founding partner and practitioner at Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster, Abogados, where he leads the Litigation & Dispute Settlement practice team. Managing Partner of the Firm in the Veracruz office.

Practice Areas:

His practice is mainly focused in civil, commercial and constitutional litigation, as well as in extrajudicial recovery of nonperforming loan portfolios.

Academic & Professional Activities:

Co-founder and Acting Director General of the Instituto de Enseñanza Práctica del Derecho, a renowned institute committed to the legal updating of lawyers and non-lawyers. Former treasurer of the U.S.-Mexico Bar Association, Guadalajara chapter.

Firm Overview:

Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster is a law firm founded in Mexico with a global vision.

Our attorneys provide high quality services through a combination of educational background, field expertise and specialized skills with the purpose of satisfying our clients’ needs. We have strategic presence in domestic and international locations allowing us to offer customized and immediate legal solutions in today’s global and highly competitive business environment.

We believe in the specialization of our legal services, which allows us to offer our clients immediate and practical solutions to all their needs. That is why our team is formed by a group of trained professionals in every area of law, to ensure we can satisfy all our clients’ needs.

Our firm has the flexibility to offer legal and business services to entrepreneurs, small, and medium companies, as well as to multinational and government entities. We offer integrated counseling to our clients to capitalize on business, trade and investment opportunities, as well as to handle any contingencies as a result thereof.

Our firm is comprised of attorneys and professionals with vast experience in legal practice, fully committed to quality and specialized services. That is why our team is formed by a group of trained professionals in every area of law, to ensure we can satisfy all our clients’ needs.

Jorge Jiménez

Jorge Jiménez’s practice focuses on energy and natural resources, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and antitrust.

Jorge is a regular contributor of articles for various publications in Mexico, Europe and North America, and an active speaker on topics of energy, foreign investment and legal aspects affecting international business in Mexico.

Firm Overview:

Dentons López Velarde offers clients comprehensive resources and deep experience counselling businesses in a plethora of industries. Our team is considered one of the elite firms in the market and Mexico’s undisputed leader in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

We regularly assist clients with complex legal matters across a wide range of disciplines in the automotive, energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, mining, natural resources, and real estate sectors, as well as other key industries.

Our main practice areas include:

  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Development
  • Public Procurement
  • Trade, WTO and Customs

Our combination with global law firm Dentons provides clients with access to more than 10,000 lawyers serving 75 countries. Clients benefit from quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute—from Canada and the United States, across Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Africa, and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Rely on our expansive capabilities in the capital city of Mexico to help you access the country’s markets or help you expand into new jurisdictions.

Legal services in Mexico are provided by Dentons López Velarde, S.C. (DLV), domiciled at Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena, 1600, 6th floor, Office B, Col. Santa Fe, Delegacion Alvaro Obregon, Federal District, Mexico. Legal services in Monterrey are provided by Dentons Lopez Velarde Monterrey, S.C., domiciled at Edificio Torrealta Av., Roble # 300 – 1202, Mexico, C.P. 66265 San Pedro Garza García, N.L.

Pedro Corrales

Pedro Corrales is a Certified Public Accountant of the Superior Institute of Technology and Study of Monterrey, Campus Monterrey (ITESM).

His current practice focuses on auditing services to assure decision makers and other users about the validity of their financial information.

He is in charge of the international business area providing advice for the operation of new businesses established in Mexico that report to subsidiaries abroad.

Pedro has developed his professional experience in accounting áreas in consulting companies such as Quali Consulting Group, Salles, Sainz – Grant Thornton and Mora & Vazquez Associados with experience in different sectors such as Industrial, Commercial, Financial, Personnel Services and Maquiladora, among others.

Firm Overview:

Mora & Vazquez Asociados, S.C. is an accounting and consulting Firm providing services to both international and domestic companies for over 15 years.

Our commitment is in providing a personalized service of the highest standards which brings effective solutions to our clients.


We provide services in 4 main areas:

  • Taxes
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Business Consulting
  • Audit & Assurance

Our professional staff has experience in the following sectors:

  • Financial Services
  • Commercial Sector
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Maquiladora
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Food Services

Juan Carlos Merodio López

M&L Estudio Legal has its origin in the law firm founded in 1991 by a group of lawyers for the consultancy and representation of issues in transport and infrastructure development. Currently, our firm has its main offices in Mexico City and extensive international practice. Since our inception, we have offered quality services and excellence, and throughout these years, we have accompanied numerous companies in the development of their activities. Currently, the combined experience of our partners of nearly 30 years in the consultancy, advice and representation of businesses in Mexico and abroad, have positioned us as one of the most prestigious firms in our areas of expertise.

Our professional practice focuses on the implementation and development of infrastructure projects in energy, communications and transport, corporate affairs, financial, stock, real estate, business and commercial management, as well as extensive practice in insurance and reinsurance . Our partners have participated in a relevant manner in various operations of acquisitions and sales of assets, joint ventures, as well as in the solution of regulatory issues and representation before the Federal Government.

M&L Estudio Legal is constantly referred by foreign firms to clients with interests and investments in Mexico and, likewise, we have correspondents in the cities of New York, London, Madrid, Bilbao, Barcelona, ​​Genoa, Tokyo, Bogota, Santiago de Chile and Buenos Aires.

Regarding litigation, our activity focuses on international judicial and arbitration proceedings, in addition to the practice in federal proceedings. Our partners have also acted as consultants to the Federal Government for the implementation of new laws and regulations related to the national infrastructure.

Recently, M&L Estudio Legal has also participated in the implementation of best corporate practices and codes of conduct (compliance) in Mexican companies that publicly list their shares.

Committed to the quality of our services, in M&L Estudio Legal, we place special emphasis on the personal and direct attention of the firm’s partners to our clients.

David Macías León

David Macías León is our exclusively recommended Real Estate Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact David using the contact details above.

David is a founding partner of Arias, Charua, Macías & Prum, S.C., specialised in Civil Law, Family Law, Commercial Law and Real Estate. Mr. Macias has actively represented companies from Mexico, the United States, Latin America and Europe.

David Macías León native language is Spanish and he is fluent in spoken and written English.

Representative Matters:

Mr. Macias has represented different international and domestic legal entities in the negotiation of agreements, contract breach between companies, trust funds, compliance of fiduciary duty, negotiable instruments, promissory notes and commercial litigation that involves any dispute that could be arisen. Also, has advised different companies regarding business and civil disputes, including contract claims, joint venture and corporate law, bankruptcy litigation, real estate litigation, insurance coverage, including litigation and Family Law.

He has also assisted our clients by providing legal advice in succession procedures, marital dissolution, settlement agreements / non-litigation, mediation and litigation in a public court with the recently implemented adversarial system.

Dr. José Manuel Velderrain Sáenz

Introducing Velderrain Sáenz y Asociados…

Firm Overview:


One of the main characteristics of VSA is the personal treatment that we give to each one of our clients, since we present custom-designed recommendations and solutions. This allows our clients to achieve a sustained growth, according to their necessities, and with the legal certainty they deserve.

We are specialized in subsidiaries of multinational firms, in Mexico, foreign representation offices, large and medium sized national businesses and companies in the incubation or acceleration phase, with scalable projects.

The capacity to provide comprehensive advice, thanks to our interrelated corporative services, has turned us into providers and undisputed copartners of the high level success of many of our clients. In order to be up-to-date, we permanently train the firm’s professionals, which has allowed us to help our clients to face the constant changes in legislation and the way to do business, today.