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Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Office Managing Partner
Mexico City

Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Juan Francisco Torres-Landa has distinct skills gained during more than three decades of practice as a corporate lawyer in Mexico. He has helped many companies establish a presence in Mexico and grow over the years.

His long-term involvement in corporate deals of all kinds allows him to help clients better navigate complicated projects, joint venture arrangements, and M&A deals in general. A combination of experience and know-how results in a lawyer who sees the big picture and paves the way to better results and fewer obstacles.

He serves clients in many industries, with a particular focus on the automotive sector. Companies rely on his insight that stems from decades of experience and thorough knowledge of corporate, contractual, foreign investment, environmental, antitrust, and tax matters.

He is well known in the legal community for his responsiveness and careful, results-oriented approach along with his successful track record as a trouble shooter and his commitment to pro bono and citizenship programs.

"Juan Francisco Torres Landa advises 'foreign investors who come to do business in Mexico to facilitate all stages of birth, development, expansion and consolidation.'"

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Representative Experience

Assist the Gates Corporation with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.

Assist Carso Energy with the cross-border project of the Presidio gas pipeline from Texas to Chihuahua.

Assist Imerys with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.

Handle the reorganization of Procter & Gamble Mexico in a multi-jurisdiction strategy involving sophisticated corporate, tax, labor and foreign trade.

Assist Assi Solar Energy in its initial participation in the energy sector in Mexico; analyze prospects and handle negotiations for new projects.

Assist Grupo BAL in the review of new investments in the financial and energy sectors; coordinate advice to proceed with project's evaluations.

Assist Affinia Group in the divestiture process of its brake parts related division.

Assist Honeywell in the implementation of projects related to the opening up of the energy sector.

Education and admissions

Education

  • Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Law School
  • LL.M, Harvard Law School
  • Postgraduate Degree, Taxation, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Memberships

  • Secretary, México Unido Contra la Delincuencia, 2005-Present

2012

Chambers Latin America, Band 3, Real Estate

2015

Named to the 2015 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) list of recommended lawyers - Corporate/M&A

2011-2012

Chambers Latin America, Band 2, Corporate / M&A

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