SOLCARGO strengthens its presence in Mexico with the hires of Partners Jorge A. Labastida Martinez, Cecilia Curiel Piña and Carlos del Razo Ochoa

SOLCARGO strengthens its presence in Mexico with the hires of Partners Jorge A. Labastida Martinez, Cecilia Curiel Piña and Carlos del Razo Ochoa

Solórzano, Carvajal, González y Pérez-Correa, S.C. (SOLCARGO) is a law firm founded in 1995 and currently recognized as one of the leading law firms in Mexico. It is based in Mexico City and has practices focused on corporate, regulatory, financial transactions, litigation and arbitration, intellectual property, administrative and environmental.

SOLCARGO continues the expansion of its highly qualified team of lawyer with the hiring of renowned specialist Jorge A. Labastida Martinez, who joins the firm from Thompson & Knight. His arrival significantly strengthens the firm’s positioning in two strategically important and intertwined areas of growth: Financial Law and Real Estate.

Jorge Labastida’s practice focuses on structured and asset-backed financing, including project finance, real estate financing, securitizations, private asset monetization, structured leasing and multi-jurisdictional tax-advantaged financing, as well as financial factoring, supply-chain finance and standby LCs. He also has extensive experience in representing trustees and common representatives of bondholders, and attends to matters related to derivatives, treasury products, and restructurings. In addition, Jorge has considerable experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. 

Prior to joining SOLCARGO, Mr. Labastida Martinez served as a Partner in the Banking and Finance practice groups of prestigious international law firms, was a founding Partner of Bufete Labastida, and was a Partner in the Banking and Finance practice of a domestic firm in Mexico.

In addition, the law firm continues its consolidation with the appointment of Cecilia Curiel Piña as partner in the Energy area and Carlos del Razo Ochoa as a partner in the Environmental Law practice.

Cecilia Curiel Piña has over thirteen years of experience which is specifically focused on the planning, negotiation and implementation of various corporate strategies for the development of projects in the energy sector, mainly related to the generation of electricity from renewable and conventional sources, as well as the transportation and distribution, commercialization of hydrocarbons and natural gas where, due to her many years of experience, she has become one of the most recognized experts in the Energy, Oil and Gas sectors in Mexico.

Furthermore, she is a professor in the Specialty of Energy Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM for its acronym in spanish). She has earned recognition as one of the few women to be named a partner in law firms with an energy practice in Mexico.

Carlos del Razo Ochoa has more than eleven years of experience in the management of infrastructure projects and environmentally regulated industries, providing advice on obtaining and complying with permits and authorizations, developing environmental audits, as well as attending to and carrying out environmental inspection procedures. Likewise, he assists our administrative litigation team in the design and execution of litigation strategies, related to environmental and energy regulations.

Mr. del Razo Ochoa is a member of the board of directors of the AMIA (Mexican Academy of Environmental Impact). Finally, he is a professor of the Energy Law Specialty at the Law School of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México where he teaches “Legal Principles of Carbon Reduction in the Energy Sector”.