Alejandro Aguirre

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US MX, S.C.

Alejandro Aguirre

Alejandro Aguirre

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Biography

Alejandro provides legal advice and assistance to financial institutions, national and international companies and Mexican government agencies and entities regarding the development and financing of energy, telecommunications and infrastructure projects.

His work includes providing legal advice with respect to regulatory matters, commercial agreements, public bidding procedures, and drafting and negotiating financing documents and project-related contracts.


Professional experience

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LLM, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2017
MA, Government and Public Policy, Universidad Panamericana, 2014
LL.B, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2010

  • Mexico
  • Advising Neoen as in-house general counsel in the development and financing of the "Pachamama" Solar Power Plant Project (375 MW) located in Aguascalientes.
  • Represented Ormat Technologies in the project financing of the 35 MW Platanares geothermal plant in Honduras. (Honduras first geothermal power plant).
  • Represented an international energy company in the acquisition of two solar projects located in Mexico with a combined capacity of 90 MW.
  • Represented IIC, ICO and MUFG in the project financing of the 92 MW the Conejos Medanos solar project, the 70 MW Guanajuato solar project and the 81 MW Xoxocotla solar project. All three solar projects are located in Mexico and are being developed by X-Elio.
  • Represented an international energy company in the acquisition of two solar projects located in Mexico with a combined capacity of 90 MW.
  • Represented Enel Green Power in the sale transaction of a portfolio comprising 8 renewable energy projects with a total generating capacity of 1.7 GW in Mexico.
  • Served as legal counsel for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Clean Technology Fund ($125 million USD financing for energy efficiency, and clean energy projects developed by Mexican energy service companies (ESCOs).
  • Counseled and supervised energy companies in their participation in smart grid public biddings of the Mexican Federal Commission of Electricity (CFE) ($223 million USD). 
  • Advised Vodafone in Mexican telecommunications regulatory matters.
  • Representing international companies in Data related matters in Mexico.
  • Representing national and international companies in Fintech related matters in Mexico.
  • Drafted and filed a merger notification to the Mexican Antitrust Commission (COFECE) for one of the largest international automotive OEMs ($525 million USD).
  • Drafted and negotiated an Infrastructure Exchange Agreement between two international telecommunications companies (1,500 kilometers of underground fiber optic and infrastructure).
  • Designed public policies related to telecommunications infrastructure deployment for Mexican municipalities.
  • Represented members of the Mexican National Telecommunications Association (ANATEL) in committees of the Ministry of Communications and Transport and the Federal Institute of Telecommunications.
  • Served as legal counsel for the Mexican federal government in the implementation of the extinction of the state-owned electricity company "Luz y Fuerza del Centro (LyFC)."
  • Worked for the Mexican President in Constitutional Controversies and Tax Coordination Trials.
  • Analyzed Federal Government projects and legal impact briefs of legal reforms or bills proposed by the Mexican President, The House of Representatives or the Senate.
  • Served as anti-corruption and ethics supervisor at public bids of the Mexican Federal Roads and Bridges Agency (CAPUFE).
  • Energy Sustainability Award, Mexican Ministry of Energy (SENER) and the National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), a full scholarship granted to Mexican professionals who are active and valuable workers of the energy sector with special focus on energy sustainability.
  • Bi-weekly articles of legal opinion with special focus on energy and telecommunications law in the Mexican national newspaper CAPITAL DE MEXICO, 2014-2016
  • English
  • Spanish