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 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
News 09 Jul. 2020
Curtis' Private Client Attorneys Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2020
News 26 Jun. 2020
Curtis wins Arbitration Team of the Year 2020 at Italy’s prestigious Legal Community Awards
Article 02 Jul. 2020
Partner Antonio Prida and associate Irene Cuellar publish article on mediation in the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s legal magazine, "Opiniones técnicas sobre temas de relevancia nacional"
Event 24 Jun. 2020
Partner Gabriela Alvarez Avila Speaks on ISDS at ASIL 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
News 24 Jun. 2020
Curtis defeats second treaty claim brought against Kuwait
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Client Alert 06 Jul. 2020
U.S. Insight: U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Adding “.com” To A Generic Word Can Make The Combination Eligible For Trademark Protection
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (New York Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: July 6, 2020)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: July 6, 2020)
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.
Curtis was also recognized as a Recommended Firm in Latin Lawyer 250. was also recognized as a Recommended Firm in Latin Lawyer 250.
+52 55 5282 1100
+54 11 5196 8300
+57 1 635 1745
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