Julio Zugasti

Julio Zugasti

Mexico City

Email julio.zugasti@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +52 55 50 91 01 60

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

LanguagesSpanish, English, German

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Julio Zugasti advises on compliance matters and government contracts, helping clients look for opportunities. He has represented foreign and national clients involved with extensive public procurement procedures and administrative matters at all levels of government.

Julio also has experience working on anti-corruption and antibribery matters, which helps him identify potential risks his clients face throughout their business. He assists domestic and international companies in cases involving government agencies, guides clients through the implementation of compliance policies, and is comfortable guiding clients through white-collar and fraud investigations.

Julio sees how contracts, anti-corruption issues, and general business matters affect one another. He has helped clients resolve contract enforcement problems as painlessly as possible and has improved relationships between clients and public entities, when applicable.

Julio is also involved with aviation matters, including advising aeronautics companies regarding aircraft transactions (e.g., purchase and lease operations) and regulation procedures with the Mexican aviation authorities, among other public entities. Julio also advises clients on all kinds of unmanned aircraft systems related developments in Mexico.

Julio is dedicated to giving back to his community and has participated in activities in support of the Community Investment Program of the Mexico City office. He also enjoys academia.

Awards and recognitions


ITESM Academic Business Award

Education and admissions


Masters in Economic Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2018

Course on Anti-corruption Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2018

Course on Anti-corruption Law, International Chamber of Commerce, 2017

Course on Corporate Law, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2014

Seminar on Aviation, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 2014

Law Degree, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, 2013

Studies in Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University, 2011


Member of the International Chamber of Commerce

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advised a worldwide IT company on a major government contract procedure with the Ministry of Finance.

Represented various transportation companies in the public procurement procedures regarding Mexico City rail transportation.

Involved with the analysis of implementing a major program with the use of drones.

Performed various sensitive internal investigations for different sized companies.

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