Miguel Ángel Mateo Simón
Miguel Mateo works with clients from the early stages of projects through to implementation and completion. He views his legal advice as a business tool to mitigate risk. He focuses in corporate, commercial, M&A, transactional, and regulatory matters. He serves clients primarily in the energy and infrastructure sectors, both in Mexico and in Latin America.
Miguel serves clients on a broad range of oil and gas, power (renewable and conventional), and water infrastructure projects.
Miguel obtained his law degree from Universidad de las Americas, A.C., Mexico City in 2004, his LLM in Energy Law and Policy from the University of Dundee, UK in 2012, and his postgraduate in Energy Law by the Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City in 2012.
He was ranked in the 2015 and 2016 guide of Chambers & Partners (energy and projects) and in Legal 500.
"...Miguel Ángel Mateo Simón is increasingly visible in the firm's energy practice, working particularly on hydrocarbon, electricity and renewables. Clients note his skill, predicting he will continue to emerge as an important player."
"...Miguel Ángel Mateo, who was promoted to counsel, shows excellent knowledge of regulatory, energy, finance and corporate matters."
Areas of Focus
Advising energy transfer in a cross border natural gas pipeline project in Mexico.
Advising a joint venture between Fermaca and Enagás, for the construction and operation of a substantial natural gas asset in Mexico.
Advising Seadrill in their day-to-day operational matters and financial transactions in Mexico.
Advising a renewable power developer in the acquisition of a stake in a renewable project in Mexico.
Advising SolarCity in general commercial and energy regulatory matters in Mexico.
Advising several industrial off-takers in the negotiation and drafting of their power purchase agreements.
Advising Petróleos Mexicanos in the negotiation and drafting of a Joint Operating Agreement.