Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Office Managing Partner
Mexico City

Email juanf.torreslanda@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +52 55 5091 0157

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate

"Juan Francisco Torres Landa has been described by sources as 'a very diverse lawyer who is highly successful in handling a number of different practice areas.'"

Chambers

Juan Francisco Torres Landa has helped many companies establish a presence in Mexico and grow over the years. Throughout his career, Juan Francisco has excelled in civil, commercial, and corporate areas. He also helps clients with the financing of projects and acquisitions, foreign investments, foreign trade, arbitration, migration, environmental matters, economic competition, mining, taxation of non-residents, and telecommunications.

Juan Francisco has been senior lecturer at several universities, including National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and Universidad Iberoamericana. He has also been a keynote speaker in numerous forums, both in Mexico and abroad.

Juan Francisco joined Barrera Siqueiros y Torres Landa (currently Hogan Lovells) in September 1983 and became partner in 1995. He also spent time as an associate foreign lawyer in Washington, D.C. in 1990.

He has been instrumental as legal consultant in several foreign investments in Mexico by easing their incorporation, development, expansion, and consolidation processes.

Awards and recognitions

2011-2012, 2016-2020

Corporate/M&A (Mexico)
Chambers Latin America

2012, 2016-2020

Real Estate (Mexico)
Chambers Latin America

2018-2020

Compliance: Band 3
Chambers Latin America

2016-2019

Energy and Natural Resources
Legal 500 Latin America

2015-2019

Corporate/M&A (Mexico)
Chambers Global

2018

Corporate/M&A: Band 2
Chambers Latin America

2018

White Collar Crime and Compliance
Latin Lawyer 250

2018

Energy
Who's Who Legal

2018

Corporate and M&A
The Legal 500 Latin America

2018

Energy
Latin Lawyer 250

2018

Corporate and M&A
Latin Lawyer 250

Education and admissions

Education

Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Law School

LL.M., Harvard Law School

Postgraduate Degree, Taxation, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Memberships

Secretary, México Unido Contra la Delincuencia, 2005-Present

Representative experience

Assist the Gates Corporation with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.

Assist Carso Energy with the cross-border project of the Presidio gas pipeline from Texas to Chihuahua.

Assist Imerys with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.

Handle the reorganization of Procter & Gamble Mexico in a multi-jurisdiction strategy involving sophisticated corporate, tax, labor and foreign trade.

Assist Assi Solar Energy in its initial participation in the energy sector in Mexico; analyze prospects and handle negotiations for new projects.

Assist Grupo BAL in the review of new investments in the financial and energy sectors; coordinate advice to proceed with project's evaluations.

Assist Affinia Group in the divestiture process of its brake parts related division.

Assist Honeywell in the implementation of projects related to the opening up of the energy sector.

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