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Curtis in Latin America

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.

Our Latin America practice is among the largest of any international law firm

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.

Wide Range of Legal Services

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.

Highly Regarded Law Practices in Latin America

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.

Chambers Latam 2019 firm
L500 leading firm la 2019

Curtis in Latin America

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.

33%

Spanish-speaking Curtis attorneys

#1

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

GAR Rosette 2019

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