Ernesto Algaba Reyes

Ernesto Algaba Reyes

Mexico City

Email [email protected]​

Phone +52 55 5091 0294

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

With more than 20 years of experience in the Life Sciences industry under his belt, Ernesto Algaba leads the Life Sciences practice for Hogan Lovells in Mexico.

He focuses on health law and regulatory compliance matters for the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries. He also has broad experience in the cosmetics, food, alcohol and tobacco, and consumer products industries. His wealth of knowledge covers matters relating to Mexican Official Standards (NOMs), Consumer Protection Law, overland transport, foreign trade, and contracts.

Ernesto tackles clients' pressing problems by handling their needs to meet expectations. He advises clients on planning and development of innovative projects and on strategic business decisions with respect to the launching of new products, restructuring of activities and businesses, approval and marketing authorization pathways and standards for regulated and nonregulated products, labeling and advertising issues, product liability, and highly specialized regulatory compliance matters. The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association included Ernesto on its 2015 list of recommended lawyers for administrative law.

Awards and recognitions


Life Sciences (Mexico)
Chambers Latin America


Life Sciences
Legal 500 Latin America


LACCA Approved: Administrative Law
Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA)


Administrative Law
Latin Lawyer 250


Administrative Law
Latin Lawyer National

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2001

Representative experience

Advising top multinational companies in the planning of regulatory strategies in connection with business restructuring.

Assisting companies from different sectors of the Life Science industry in structuring regulatory pathways while setting up operations.

Successful representation of companies from the Life Sciences industry in complex administrative procedures.

Advised in Owens-Illinois' acquisition of Vitro's glass container business.

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