News 08 Jan. 2021
Curtis Adds Africa Insider and Corporate Partner Kalidou Gadio in the U.S.
News 18 Nov. 2020
Libya Obtains Historic Victory in Setting Aside of EUR452 Million Arbitral Award
News 15 Dec. 2020
Kazakhstan Secures US$1.9 Billion in Settlement of Arbitral Dispute
News 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
Event 05 Jan. 2021
Partner Robert Honeywell participates in Fundación Fide panel on U.S. and Spanish Insolvency Systems
News 20 Dec. 2020
Curtis Counsel Fuad Zarbiyev Nominated for Membership in International Law Commission
News 17 Dec. 2020
Partner Antonio Prida and Associate Irene Cuellar Publish Article on Mexico Potentially Incorporating The UNCITRAL Model Law and The Singapore Convention into National Legislation
Article 11 Dec. 2020
Partners Rodrigo Valverde and Santiago Corcuera, and Associate Irene Cuellar, Author Mexico Chapter in INSOL International’s “Treatment of Secured Claims in Insolvency and Pre-Insolvency Proceedings II”
Client Alert 13 Jan. 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Upholds Qatar’s Sovereign Immunity in Cyberespionage Case
Event 09 Jan. 2021
Partner Charles Howland Serves as Judge for the Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition
Client Alert 30 Dec. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: December 30, 2020)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: December 30, 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.
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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