Carlos López

Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1000


Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1000

  • Practices
  • Industry Groups
  • Education & Experience
    • Diploma in Energy Law, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
    • Diploma in Arbitration, Universidad de Leiden, The Netherlands. Master’s in Latin American Studies, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca.
    • Research project in Colegio de México on the Law on Consultation of Indigenous Peoples, Mexico City.
    • Diploma in Literature and Cinema, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Perú
    • Law Degree (J.D.), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City.
  • Affiliations & Academic Activities
    • Adjunct professor of Administrative Law in the Administrative Law Seminar, Universidad Panamericana, 2021 to the present.
    • Adjunct professor of Fiscal Law and Income Tax, Universidad Panamericana, 2012 – 2014.
  • Languages
    • Spanish and English.
  • Carlos is an associate of Von Wobeser y Sierra, a litigator in the Arbitration & Litigation practices. He has more than ten years of experience as a litigation attorney in the areas of constitutional law, energy, environmental, public contracts, intellectual property, pecuniary liability of the State, tax law, administrative penalty law and dispute resolution. He has represented numerous clients before Mexico’s Supreme Court in relation to the constitutionality of laws and other important matters for the country.

    Carlos has experience in commercial lawsuits and arbitrations, in which he has represented his clients before the International Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Commerce of Lima, Perú and the American Chamber of Commerce of Perú (AmCham Perú), in disputes related to the gas and electricity industries, public contracts, telecommunications and real estate projects.

    He advises clients on matters related to regulations in the electricity industry, gas transportation, importing and selling hydrocarbons, permits to generate energy, administrative liability proceedings, challenging bidding procedures, EPC contracts and PPAs, electrical hedging contracts, unfair competition, antitrust, telecommunications, public contracts, port concessions, operating in the wholesale electricity market, civil liability and bankruptcy proceedings.