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Miguel Ángel Mateo Simón

Mexico City

Miguel Ángel Mateo Simón
English, Spanish
Practice Group

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, who was promoted to counsel, shows excellent knowledge of regulatory, energy, finance and corporate matters."

Legal 500

Representative experience

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.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., Energy Law and Policy, University of Dundee, 2011
  • M.A., Administrative Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2007
  • Law Degree, Universidad de las Americas, 2004

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Mexico


Energy & Natural Resources (Mexico), Up and Coming

Chambers Latin America


Banking and Finance

The Legal 500 Latin America

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