Corporate lawyer joins Norton Rose Fulbright in Mexico City

People March 8, 2018

Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that José Sifuentes, an accomplished corporate, M&A and securities lawyer, has joined the global law firm as an international partner in its Mexico City office.

Sifuentes, who comes to Norton Rose Fulbright from Nader, Hayaux y Goebel, SC, represents clients on all aspects of buying, selling or combining companies and businesses through various types of M&A transactions.

Sifuentes also advises foreign and domestic lenders, borrowers and financial institutions in conjunction with a wide range of transactions, including general corporate lending; single bank and syndicated loan facilities; acquisition financings; secured and unsecured financings; structured financings; project financings; and asset-based financings.

Daryl Lansdale, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, said:

“We expanded our significant Latin American presence with Mexico City and São Paulo offices as part of our successful combination with Chadbourne & Parke last summer. Today we are thrilled to add José to our impressive team of lawyers practicing in Mexico City.”

Willie Wood, who leads Norton Rose Fulbright’s Latin America practice, commented:

“José has remarkable experience in corporate law along with great knowledge of client needs in the Mexico City market. His versatility and diligent approach to client service will help us expand our offerings in Mexico.”

Hernán González Estrada, who leads Norton Rose Fulbright’s corporate practice in Mexico, said:

“We are very happy to welcome José, who fits perfectly within our growth strategy for Mexico. We want to bring in talented partners with great market knowledge and those who will provide clients with a wider range of services and practices areas.”

Sifuentes, who is admitted to practice in Mexico and is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and ANADE (Mexico’s association for corporate counsel), commented: 

“Norton Rose Fulbright offers a world renowned platform across all major sectors, and I am excited to introduce my clients to the firm’s global offerings. I look forward to growing our practice in Mexico City by introducing the firm to new opportunities.”

Sifuentes received his law degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and a post graduate degree in energy law from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in Mexico City.