Javier specialises in project finance and public–private partnerships (PPPs), restructuring and insolvency, real estate and asset-based financing. His practice is focused on PPPs, where he has been involved in structuring, development and financing of infrastructure projects, and advised government agencies, banks, funds and developers in various industries. Javier is a key member of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency practice and has over 15 years’ experience, mainly representing creditors.
He has been recognised by the main publications of the legal environment for his exceptional ability and experience. Chambers Latin America listed him as a leader in the areas of aviation, projects, and banking and finance, and he is recommended by different clients, who emphasise that ‘he is a great facilitator with a deep understanding of legal and business issues’. Another of his clients states that ‘he is really impressive’ and ‘understands laws from other jurisdictions and he can compare them with the laws in Mexico’.
Javier speaks fluent English and spent a year working at Mayer Brown LLP in New York. He obtained his law degree (with honours) at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México and obtained a diploma in commercial law (with honours) from Universidad Panamericana. In addition, he studied law at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago (with honours) and received a diploma in Management from JL Kellogg School of Management. Javier actively participates as a speaker at national and international forums and is a member of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.