SMPS Legal


Paseo de la Reforma 509, 18th Floor.
Mexico City, 06500

+52 (55) 5282 9063

Key contacts:

Partner: Jorge San Martín
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Partner: Francisco Carbajal
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Partner: Luis Curiel Piña
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Quick facts:

Number of advisers: 13 Partners and 19 associates
Network memberships: IFA, ANADE, AMCHAM, CANCHAM, COLMEX
Languages : Spanish, English

SMPS Legal is a full-service law firm based in Mexico City and Bogota, with representative offices in Dallas and Calgary, committed to offering integrated legal services in Latin America. For over 20 years, the partners, and lawyers of SMPS Legal have successfully counselled domestic and foreign investors in their activities in the region. Specifically, the team provides legal services in cross-border transactions, mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, joint ventures, strategic alliances and foreign investments and collaborates with companies in a wide variety of fields such as infrastructure, private equity, tax, banking and finance, real estate, hospitality, insurance, capital investment, aeronautics, energy, natural resources, automobile production, art and entertainment, food and beverages, pharma, manufacturing and information technology.

Our Tax Team is leader in the optimization of tax structures and M&A tax-related issues, in both domestic and cross-border transactions, encompassing a wide variety of industries. Our tax department stands out for its fully integrated consulting and controversy tax practices, whereby the members provide both consulting and litigation services, with a clear vision of the legal aspects of every issue.

  • Compliance management:
  • Business model optimisation
  • Economic modelling
  • Policy design
  • Corporate tax matters:
  • Cross-border project management
  • Restructuring
  • Cost-sharing arrangements
  • APAs
  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Financial services
  • Corporate taxes
  • Technology
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Value chains
  • Dispute resolution:
  • Audit defence
  • Audit support
  • Dispute resolution
  • Pre-litigation
  • MAPs/ADRs
  • Litigation
  • Controversy management 
  • Tax advisory:
  • Tax consulting
  • International tax advisory
  • US Inbound
  • US Outbound 
  • Indirect tax:
  • VAT
  • GST
  • Customs
  • Supply chains 
  • Other:
  • All transactional matters and the use of international treaties and BEPS regulation.

  • Accounting
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport