Francisco Palmero

Francisco Palmero

Mexico City

Email [email protected]​

Phone +52 55 50 91 01 53

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

LanguagesSpanish, English

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Francisco Palmero focuses his practice on tax consulting in relation to federal and local taxes, corporate restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions. He also has a wealth of knowledge in International Taxes and the application of treaties to avoid double taxation.

Additionally, he has extensive experience in representing taxpayers before tax authorities during audits, tax refunds, authorizations and consultations.

Francisco is highly experienced in the defense of taxpayers before the tax authorities and the Courts of the Country. He began his professional career practicing administrative law in a boutique law firm. Later, he practiced as a trial lawyer in an important tax office in Mexico City after which he joined Barrera, Siqueiros and Torres Landa (now Hogan Lovells).

Francisco is member of the International Fiscal Association and participates in meetings and conferences related to national and international tax matters.

Awards and recognitions


Legal 500

Education and admissions


LL.M Business Law, Universidad Panamericana, 2018

Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2010


Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados

U.S.-Mexico Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advise and support several tax audit procedures performed for a large Mexican company that paid royalties abroad for the use of trademarks.

Advised one of the biggest air cargo companies in the Valued Added Tax Treatment for its operations in Mexico.

Litigate important Value Added Tax before the courts related to the application of Value Added Tax to personal homes in Mexico.

Strategized plan to recover taxes from a huge royalty operation in Mexico.

Counsel on constitutional litigation for clients related to important 2014 tax reforms in Mexico.

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