Ricardo Ríos Ferrer is the founding partner of the law firm Ríos Ferrer, Guillén-Llarena, Trevino y Rivera, SC and former president of the Mexican Bar Association. He is an expert TMT lawyer, with over 27 years of professional experience in telecom and broadcasting services, constitutional, corporate, commercial and administrative law. Mr Ríos Ferrer serves as a member of the board of directors of diverse Mexican companies and has advised several foreign clients on structuring and financing foreign investments in Mexico.
He is a member of the Mexican Bar Association (1998), International Bar Association; the American Bar Association; and the Mexican Academy of International Law. he is a founder and chairman of the telecommunications law committee of the Mexican Bar Association.
He attended the National Autonomous University of Mexico (JD 1984) and the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico on courses in business administration and economics, 1980–1982. He has an LLM from Georgetown University Law Centre (1986); was a part-time professor of financial law at the Iberoamerican University (1988–1990). He attended the Escuela Libre de Derecho graduate programme (Transnational Business in Mexico, 1995–1996). He did a postgraduate course in telecommunications at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (1999). He was a PhD in law candidate at the University of Salamanca, Spain.