Our talented team is in a constant process of specialization and our unifying approach is to train and retain young talent that collaborates alongside partners with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors.

Rafael is Sánchez Devanny’s Managing Partner. He also heads the firm’s Real Estate, Infrastructure, and Hospitality practice. He has more than twenty-one years of experience advising local and international clients in real estate transactions, including acquisitions, leases, and construction contracts for commercial, housing, industrial, hospitality, and retail projects. 


Prior to joining Sánchez Devanny, Rafael was a partner at an international law firm. He is fluent in English and Spanish.  

  • Education
    • Master of Laws (LL.M.). University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois, USA (1997).
    • Law Degree. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico (1994).

    LANGUAGES: Spanish, English

  • References

    "A well-established lawyer who knows how to handle tough situations." Chambers and Partners Latin America 2022

  • Practice Areas • Corporate and M&A
    • Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality
  • Industry Groups Automotive Industry Group
    Retail and E-Commerce Industry Group
    ESG industry Group
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