Mr Valadez specialises in taxation matters and concentrates his practice on federal income tax and international tax matters, including cross-border M&A and joint ventures, inbound investments into Mexico, and the structuring and implementation of collective investment vehicles (such as private equity funds) managed by Mexican and foreign sponsors.

He has solid experience in advising clients on issuances in the local securities market, particularly in the case of development capital certificates and exchange-traded funds. As part of this practice, he regularly advises multinational clients that are either making investments in Mexico or have commercial relationships with companies in Mexico.

Mr Valadez graduated with honours as an attorney from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) and he also previously worked as a foreign associate in the Amsterdam, Luxembourg and Geneva offices of Loyens & Loeff.