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Alfonso heads the Civil and Commercial Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice and has wide experience representing clients in complex litigation cases before federal and local courts throughout Mexico and handling international arbitration cases in the oil & gas, power generation, manufacturing and automotive industries. Alfonso is also part of the Energy Industry Group, as dispute resolution specialist in that sector.
He has ample experience in constitutional remedy (amparo) and has participated in international legal proceedings, rendering expert witness opinions and affidavits on Mexican Law. With more than 20 years of experience practicing law, Alfonso advised several banking institutions in their liquidation process, and collaborated with the Instituto para la Protección al Ahorro Bancario (IPAB), as external legal counsel in the transferring and liquidation of assets, real estate auctions and due-diligences in connection with legal status of properties. His practice includes participation in several insolvency, restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings before Mexican courts, as well as out-of-court restructuring transactions.
Master of Laws – LLM in International Dispute Resolution. Queen Mary University of London (2022).
Law Degree. Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City (2003).
LANGUAGES: Spanish, English
“Alfonso López Lajud and his team are great at managing deadlines and schedules, and are always attentive." – Chambers and Partners Latin America 2022
"His abilities and his approach to dispute resolution; he provides very well-rounded insights and contributes greatly to the cases that he handles, bringing security and serenity to the process." – Chambers and Partners Global 2021
“Litigation partner Alfonso López provided us with an efficient legal perspective to prevent any contingency.” – The Legal 500 2022
• Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental
• Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Energy Industry Group
Family Business Industry Group