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
Client Alert 03 Apr. 2020
EU Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Regulatory Measures and Announcements
Client Alert 02 Apr. 2020
UK Insight: COVID-19 Business Financing Facilities: Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) & Covid Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF)
Client Alert 26 Mar. 2020
Mexico Insight: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Legal Implications
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
Client Alert 27 Mar. 2020
U.S. Insight: Data Security and Protection in the New Work-From-Home Regime During Coronavirus/COVID-19
Client Alert 24 Mar. 2020
U.S. Insight (Coronavirus/ COVID-19): Force Majeure under New York Law
Client Alert 06 Apr. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
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.
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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