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

He has solid experience in advising his 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 making investments in Mexico, or which have commercial relationships with companies in Mexico. He also spent six months working as a foreign associate in the Amsterdam, Luxembourg and Geneva offices of Loyens & Loeff.

He graduated with honours as an attorney from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM).