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José Antonio

Jose Antonio heads the firm’s Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental practice group and the firm’s Energy Industry Group, a group that includes practitioners of different law practice areas specialized in advising clients of the energy sector.

He is also a partner in the firm’s Corporate and M&A practice group. José Antonio has over two decades of experience with an M&A and transactional background and extensive knowledge of the energy sector. 

He advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, general financing, business transaction structuring, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, corporate planning, general corporate law, privatizations, public and private bidding processes, PPPs, project finance, infrastructure development and real estate.

He also represents clients in all types of contracts and civil and commercial agreements, as well as in negotiations with governmental entities, and in the incorporation of companies and associations, as well as in the establishment of branches and processes related to acquisitions, divestitures, sales, mergers, spin-offs, dissolution, and liquidation of companies. Local and international clients entrust him with sensitive, complex, and large transactions.

He is the author of several articles in national and foreign publications specializing in corporate, infrastructure and investment matters.

He is a regular speaker in different forums on transactional, investment and energy matters in Mexico and abroad. José Antonio has more than 20 years of experience practicing law. 

Before joining Sánchez Devanny he was a partner at an international law firm. He was named as “Expert Panel 2020” by The Law Reviews for his participation in the Mexico Chapter of The Renewable Energy Law Review. José Antonio was the Managing Partner for Sánchez Devanny’s Mexico City Office from July 2018 to July 2020.

  • Education
    • Masters in Law (LL.M.). New York University, New York City, NY, USA (2002).
    • Masters in Law. Law Postgraduate Studies Center (EPED) (2000).
    • Masters in Law (LL.M.). Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., USA (1999).
    • Law Degree. Universidad Anahuac, México, D.F., México (1997).
  • References

    "Jose Antonio Postigo-Uribe is undoubtedly an extremely skilful lawyer who, despite having a busy schedule, always makes himself available to deal with his clients' needs." – Chambers and Partners Latin America 2022

    "He is a strong leader and knows how to marshal a team." – Chambers and Partners Global 2021

    “Strengths include proximity, knowledge of law.”  – IFLR1000 2020

    “José Antonio Postigo Uribe: very confident and correct in his comments, suggestions and strategies, he has great legal knowledge, both of the previous regulatory system of the electricity sector in Mexico, and of the new regulatory regime. He has experience in the energy branch that generates trust, security and certainty.” – The Legal 500 2021

  • Practice Areas • Antitrust
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Industry Groups Energy Industry Group
    Automotive Industry Group
  • Rankings