Francisco Riquelme Gallardo

Lawyer

Francisco obtained a degree at Law from the Universidad Iberoamericana where he completed his studies in 1990.

He obtained a degree of specialization in Amparo under a program jointly organized by the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation and the Universidad Iberoamericana; he attended the seminar of Trainers for Oral Trials provided by the Ministry of Government and the Universidad Panamericana; he completed a diploma course in Accusatory Criminal System from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda in Bogota, Colombia; he also participated in the First Latin American Congress of Accusatory System in Miami, Florida; and completed a litigation course organized by the California Western School of Law.

He has a Master’s Degree in Criminal Proceeding Law from the Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Law where he is currently attending a Law PhD program.

For years he has actively participated in the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana de Abogados), which is the bar association with the largest number of members in Mexico, he has been elected to act as Coordinator of the Criminal Law Commission; Executive Secretary of the Defense of the Defense and currently occupies the position of Vocal of the Council, being its most senior member.

He recently co-published the work titled “Identity and reasons of the Adversarial Accusatory System”, (Identidad y razones del Sistema Acusatorio Adversarial“), which aims to make the operators and the society in general aware of the benefits of the new justice system.

He has received important awards, including the Pro Bono award annually granted by the Mexican Bar Association (premio Pro Bono) for his outstanding work in the defense of individuals with limited resources, especially as a result of his participation in a case that resulted in an amendment to the Mexican Constitution and in the release of the individuals requesting the aid of the association.

The journal El Mundo del Abogado included him in the list of the Best 100 Lawyers in Mexico “Los 100 mejores abogados de México“, which confirms his position in the sector.

In the academy, he is professor of Criminal Procedural Law in the Universidad Panamericana; he is also a professor in the Masters’ Degree Program of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and he is certified to provide training for the implementation of the Criminal Justice System (Sistema de Justicia Penal) by the Ministry of Government. He also participates in Renace, training specialists on the criminal justice system.

He also collaborates as criminal law expert on interviews, programsdebates and round tables in media communications.

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Isidoro Sirazi Cherem

Lawyer

Isidoro obtained a degree at Law in 1995 after completing his studies at the Universidad Iberoamericana.

He has specialty studies in Contracts and Corporate Law from the Universidad
Iberoamericana, A.C.

He completed the course of theory and tools of Negotiation held by Harvard Law School.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Procedural Law from the Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Law.

He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana de Abogados), where he actively participates in the commissions of Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.

Isidoro specializes in advising commercial property occupiers and investors, particularly in relation to offices and leisure premises. His practice includes advising to high net worth individuals on investment in and disposal of properties in Mexico, both residential and commercial. He represents business occupiers of new premises and the restructuring of existing property portfolios, acting for occupiers and investors in the acquisition, management and disposal of properties.

Isidoro also advises developers on complex site acquisitions, as well as all aspects of General notarial practice, conducting due diligence prior to sale or purchase of property, preparing and implementing diverse schemes of alliance
between investors in real estate projects, negotiating execution of contracts between operators and vendors, preparing construction documentation, negotiating credit agreements to develop projects.

He has participated in real property projects which include housing and tourism developments, golf courses, beach clubs, shopping malls and industrial parks, mainly representing Mexican developers for their alliances with national and foreign counterparties.

The activities in which they have participated for various developers include: Due diligence for the purchase or sale of real estate; Preparing documentation related to such real estate operations; Preparing and implementing several alliance structures among different investors in real estate projects; Preparing and implementing fractioning systems, master and accessory condominium regimes; Negotiation for the execution of different contracts with operators and marketers; Preparation of documentation for construction; Negotiating credit contracts to fund developments; Preparation of different structures for the sale different elements of real property developments; Formalization of different sales operations and appraisals of different elements of real property development; Registration process for such sales structures before the Mexican authorities and assistance for their registration before foreign authorities.

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Pablo Gómez Mont Landerreche

Lawyer

Pablo, studied at the prestigious Escuela Libre de Derecho, where he obtained special mention for his thesis during his professional degree exam.

He obtained a Master’s Degree in Criminal Procedural Law from the Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Law.

He completed the course of litigation held by California Western School of Law.

Before joining the firm, he worked at García Alcocer Abogados, a firm specialized in civil and commercial litigation; at the Seventh Collegiate Circuit Court for Criminal matters and in the Mexico City office of Baker & Mckenzie office in the Banking and Finance practice.

He has been in the firm since 2008 and became partner in 2012.

He is the partner in charge of our Criminal Litigation practice.

Pablo is an assistant professor of Criminal Procedure at the Universidad Panamericana; and of Criminal law; and Clinic of Criminal Law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho. He has also participated as speaker at the INACIPE (Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Penales) International Forum.

He is an active member of the Mexican Bar Association and the National Association of Business Lawyers (Barra Mexicana de Abogados and Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa).

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