News 19 Dec. 2019
Curtis Wins in London for Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
News 18 Apr. 2016
Curtis gains recognition in new Africa publication
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Event 02 Oct. 2019
Claudia Frutos-Peterson and Borzu Sabahi Lead ILI Advanced International Arbitration Training Sessions for the Philippines Office of Solicitor General
News 04 Dec. 2019
Curtis advises TIM S.p.A. on €240 million sale of its stake in Persidera, a leading digital terrestrial television signal company
Partner Simon Batifort Speaks at Arbitration Training Workshop Organized by the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic and Young ICCA
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 04 Dec. 2019
New York Partner Eduardo A. Cukier Presented at the Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax Conference
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
Event 19 Nov. 2019
Partners Hermann Ferré and Antonia Birt teach at International Arbitration Seminar in Abu Dhabi
Client Alert 13 Jan. 2020
U.S. District Court Vacates $2 Million Penalty Imposed by OFAC on Exxon Mobil
Publications 07 Jan. 2020
Claudia Frutos-Peterson, Simon Batifort, and Marat Umerov Author Chapters in "The ICSID Convention, Regulations and Rules: A Practical Commentary"
Event 28 Jan. 2020
Associate Jadranka Jakovcic to speak at NYCLA’s panel discussion on Career Opportunities
News 28 Jan. 2020
Curtis represents Dos Toros in the sale of the company to Chop’t Creative Salad Company.
Curtis was one of the first law firms to establish an office in Mexico City and open an office in Buenos Aires in 2012. Presently, Curtis retains its regional pre-eminence in Latin America, and advises governments and a range of clients on energy and infrastructure work in particular.
For nearly two centuries, Curtis has represented Latin American clients as well as foreign clients doing business in the region. Curtis is well known for advising public and private entities operating in virtually every market sector including infrastructure development, finance, oil and gas, electricity, minerals, water, agriculture and food products, industrial and consumer products, telecommunications, transportation, and tourism.
Over several decades, our lawyers have helped Mexico establish and finance its entire energy infrastructure system, from refineries to power plants, over several decades. We continue to undertake significant matters across the continent.
The range of services provided by the group includes project development and finance, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, debt and equity, financings, tax, restructuring and insolvency, joint ventures, international trade, antitrust/competition law, intellectual property, environmental regulation, and international litigation and arbitration.
Ranked for Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance and International Arbitration practices in Chambers Latin-America.
Latin America-wide International Arbitration, Latin America-wide Banking & Finance, Mexico Energy and Natural Resources, Mexico Dispute Resolution and Mexico Banking & Finance practice rankings in Legal 500.
+52 55 5282 1100
+54 11 5196 8300
George Kahale III
Eloy Barbará de Parres
Luis Maria Ayarragaray
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Energy (Oil & Gas)
Mergers and Acquisitions
Spanish-speaking Curtis attorneys
One of the first law firms to establish an office in Mexico City
"Service provided is excellent, in the quality of the work, their dedication and involvement in the matters."
Chambers Latin America 2019
"It has a market-leading practice representing states as respondents in high-stakes investor-state arbitrations, particularly in the oil and gas sector."
Legal 500: Latin America 2018
"Superior knowledge of the oil industry has been a clear advantage."
Global Arbitration Review 2017
The firm's focus on Latin America is reflected in the fact that one-third of our attorneys speak Spanish.
A source highlights "the intellectual capacity of the lawyers on the team and their experience in the corporate sphere."
Chambers Latin America 2020