Galicia Abogados


Blvd. Manuel AVila Camacho 24 - 7th Floor, Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico City, 11000


Key contacts:

BD & Marketing Director: Ana Lopez Pariente
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 39
Number of advisors: 4
Network memberships: Interlex, IBA, IFA, IMCP, AEF, CANCHAM, CANACO, CCE, AbogadasMX
Languages: Spanish, English, French, German and Italian

Galicia’s main differentiator in the Mexican legal market as a leading firm is the ability to provide a unique legal service offer that includes strong transactional and regulatory advice coupled with strategic capabilities in litigation and ESG.

Renowned law firm for its impeccable reputation and specialized knowledge in strategic sectors, such as financial, energy & infrastructure, private equity, regulated industries, real estate & hospitality and life sciences.

Ranked as Mexico and Latin America´s leading firm by renowned international publications such as Chambers and Partners, IFLR1000, ITR World Tax, Women in Business Law Americas, The Legal 500, Latin Lawyer, LACCA, LatinFinance, LatinFinance PIFA, Global Competition Review, Global Arbitration Review, International Employment Lawyer (IEL), The Legal 500 Green Guide, Leaders League and Bonds & Loans LatAm, among others.

Our Environmental and Sustainability Model is focused on Talent, Community, Integrity and Environment. Recognized as Pro Bono Leading Light by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice and by the Thomson Reuters Foundation – Pro Bono TrustLaw Index, for its innovative contributions and firm commitment to pro bono work in Mexico.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is part of Galicia´s core values. The firm's DEI-driven culture has positioned +25 women in partner, counsel, executive and decision-making management positions. The firm´s DEI initiatives and programs have been recognized as groundbreaking in the Mexican and Latin American legal markets.

Galicia is signatory of the UN Global Compact, the UN Women Empowerment Principles, The Green Pledge and other international organizations that promote DEI, ESG, and Climate Change initiatives.
Leading firm in the Mexican market for its International & Cross-Border Capabilities. Galicia is an independent firm with broad international reach through its alliances and Best Friends network in Europe, LatAm, US and Asia.

  • Compliance management: Business model optimisation
  • Compliance management: Economic modelling
  • Compliance management: Policy design
  • Compliance management: IP management
  • Compliance management: Technology services
  • Corporate tax matters: Cross-border project management
  • Corporate tax matters: Restructuring
  • Corporate tax matters: Cost-sharing arrangements
  • Corporate tax matters: APAs
  • Corporate tax matters: Transactions
  • Corporate tax matters: M&A
  • Corporate tax matters: Environmental
  • Corporate tax matters: Financial services
  • Corporate tax matters: Corporate taxes
  • Corporate tax matters: Technology
  • Corporate tax matters: Cryptocurrency
  • Corporate tax matters: Value chains
  • Dispute resolution: Audit defence
  • Dispute resolution: Audit support
  • Dispute resolution: Competition/anti-trust cases
  • Dispute resolution: Dispute resolution
  • Dispute resolution: Pre-litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Arbitration
  • Dispute resolution: Controversy management
  • Tax advisory: Tax consulting
  • Tax advisory: International tax advisory
  • Tax advisory: US Inbound
  • Tax advisory: US Outbound
  • Indirect tax: VAT
  • Indirect tax: GST
  • Indirect tax: Customs
  • Indirect tax: Supply chains
  • Transfer pricing: International Tax Planning
  • Transfer pricing: Cross-Border Project Management
  • Transfer pricing: TP Policy Design
  • Transfer pricing: Business Restructuring
  • Transfer pricing: Audit Support
  • Transfer pricing: TP Risk Management
  • Transfer pricing: Competition / Anti-Trust Cases
  • Transfer pricing: Dispute Resolution
  • Transfer pricing: Litigation
  • Transfer pricing: Arbitration
  • Transfer pricing: Controversy Management

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Food and beverage
  • Forestry
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

Tax Consultancy
Gabriela Pellon

Tax Consultancy
Federico Scheffler

Tax Consultancy
Eduardo Michan

Tax Controversy
Edson Uribe

Tax Litigation & Disputes
Denise Lester

Tax Litigation & Disputes
Paola Yaber

Monterrey Office
Torre Sofía
Av. Ricardo Margaín No. 440, 9th Floor – 901
Valle de Campestre
66265, San Pedro Garza García, NL - Mexico
T. +52 (81) 9689 9030


Only Mexican firm awarded in the last 10 years by Chambers and Partners as:
Mexico Firm of the Year (2013, 2015, 2019 & 2023)
Latin American Firm of the Year (2017)
Diversity & Inclusion Firm of the Year (2022)
Client Service Award Mexico (2021 & 2022)

2023 – 2024 Awards and Recognitions

  • 2024 LatinFinance Law Firm of the Year - Mexico by LatinFinance
  • 2023 Law Firm of the Year – Mexico | Chambers and Partners LatAm
  • 2023 Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year – Mexico | LatinFinance Project & Infra Finance
  • 2023 Latin America Corporate M&A Firm of the Year | Leaders League
  • 2023 Energy & Natural Resources Firm of the Year – Mexico | The Legal 500
  • 2023 Corporate M&A High-End Firm of the Year – Mexico | The Legal 500
  • 2023 BD/Marketing Team of the Year – Mexico | The Legal 500
  • 2023 Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year – Mexico | IFLR1000
  • 2023 Women in Business Firm of the Year – Mexico | Women in Business Law Americas
  • 2023 Latin America Pro Bono Firm of the Year | Women in Business Law Americas
  • 2023 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year – Mexico | Appleseed Mexico
  • 2023 Premio Compartir (Suma de Voluntades) | CEMEFI

International Rankings

  • LL250 Elite Firm Mexico | Latin Lawyer
  • Latin America ESG Recommended Firm | The Legal 500 Green Guide
  • Latin America & Mexico Elite Firm | The Legal 500
  • GCR100 Elite Firm | Global Competition Review
  • GAR100 Elite Firm | Global Arbitration Review
  • Highly Recommended Firm | ITR / World Tax
  • Mexico Leading Firm | Leaders League
  • Pro Bono Leading Light - Mexico | Cyrus R. Vance Center/Latin Lawyer
  • TrustLaw Pro Bono Index by Thomson Reuters Foundation

This year, our Firm has been listed as the Latin Lawyer 250 - 2024 Guide's leading firm in Latin America out of all researched firms across the region, including 8 international firms with a prominent presence in LatAm.
19 practice areas recognized with rankings by the 2024 Chambers and Partners Latin American Guide, which confirms the strength and breadth of what differentiates us in the Mexican legal market, including our practices in our three strategic lines of specialization: Transactional, Regulatory and Litigation.


  • Board of Partners
  • 2 Co-Managing Partners
  • Strategic internal committees
  • Legal Team (partners, counsels, associates and law clerks)
  • Administrative & Finance Team (Administrative, Talent/RRHH, IT and Finance)
  • Business Team (BD, Communications, Marketing and Sustainability Model)
  • 1 General Counsel


  • 12 years celebrating the integration of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
  • 18% partners and 50% associates, are women
  • 100% executive positions and 59% of strategic management positions are led by women