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Ernesto Algaba Reyes

Mexico City

Ernesto Algaba Reyes
English, Spanish
Practice Group

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.

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.

Education and admissions


  • Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2001


Administrative Law

Latin Lawyer 250


Life Sciences (Mexico)

Chambers Latin America

2015, 2017 - 2018

LACCA Approved: Administrative Law

Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA)


Life Sciences

Who's Who Legal

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

The Application of Competition Regulation in 29 Jurisdictions Worldwide

Pharmaceutical Antitrust, Global Competition Review

Published Works

International Franchising Mexico

The Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business

Published Works

Las Normas Oficiales Mexicanas en el Contexto Jurídico Nacional

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