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 government contracts, helping clients look for opportunities in both state and federal public procurement matters. He has represented foreign and national clients involved with extensive public bids and direct awards at all levels of government.

Julio has worked with companies in the preparation of public bid proposals through to the awarding of the contract. Julio has also advised clients on the challenges regarding public bid guidelines and public procurement awards.

Julio has experience working on corporate matters, which helps him to understand opportunities for clients within government contracts. Julio sees how government contracts, anti-corruption issues, and general business matters affect one another.

Julio has helped clients resolve contract enforcement problems as painlessly as possible, and has been able to improve relationships between clients and public entities.

Julio is involved with aviation matters, including advising aeronautics companies regarding aircraft transactions (e.g. purchase and lease operations) and regulation procedures with the Mexican Aeronautics Registry (Registro Aeronáutico Mexicano) and the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority (Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil), 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.

Awards and recognitions


ITESM Academic Business Award

Education and admissions


Course on Corporate Law, Universidad Panamericana, 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


Member of the Young Arbitration Forum of the Mexican Arbitration Center (Centro de Arbitraje de México)

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.

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