Von Wobeser y Sierra is one of the few firms in Mexico with an Energy & Natural Resources industry group.

The group is composed of partners and attorneys specialized in multiple fields. Thus, we can offer our clients comprehensive and sophisticated advice that allows them to successfully develop their projects in the sector.

Aware of the growing importance of energy and natural resources in Mexico, our lawyers have accumulated broad experience in each of the relevant facets of the industry. The group is identified as a comprehensive and robust business ally for its clients. With decades of combined practice, it is qualified to favorably accompany start ups and activities in hydrocarbons, energy, including renewable and clean energy (wind, solar, hydroelectric, geothermal, cogeneration and nuclear), and natural resources (such as mining, water and waste management). In each of those subsectors, our industry group undertakes corporate, transactional, tax, labor, competition & antitrust, real estate, environmental, regulatory, international trade, arbitration and litigation matters, among others. We also cover all stages of the projects: development, financing, construction and operation. Thus, we can claim to be a true one-stop shop for our clients.

In particular, we have broad experience in the initial phases of the due diligence for the acquisition and financing of projects, and for the negotiation and execution of agreements that ensure the necessary land and rights-of-way. We give prompt assistance in obtaining the federal and local permits needed for each stage. We also undertake all the environmental, agrarian and social matters that require attention.

In hydrocarbons, we effectively guide our clients throughout the value chain (upstream, midstream and downstream) and during their participation in the most diverse public tenders, negotiations and contract negotiations, and public-private associations with federal authorities of the energy sector, including the State productive companies (CFE and Pemex) and their subsidiaries and affiliates.

Thanks to the full service profile of the firm, our Energy and Natural Resources industry group practice includes complex transactions, regulatory inquiries, litigation and arbitration. We are also recognized for the quality of the legal advice that we provide in the marketing of electricity, clean energy certificates, and associated and related products of the Wholesale Electricity Market. Our assistance ranges from the negotiation to the execution and performance of power purchase agreements with and for consumers (off-takers) that involve transnational companies and State productive companies such as the CFE and its subsidiaries.

The Energy and Natural Resources industry group team is composed of eight partners and more than fifteen associates. All recognized in prestigious publisher rankings such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, and Latin Lawyer 250, among others.