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Luis Burgueño


Partner of Von Wobeser y Sierra with more than 18 years of experience advising leading global corporations that are in the Dow Jones, S&P, DAX, Nikkei and Bolsa Mexicana de Valores many of them also part of the Fortune 500 list and the most profitable Forbes 100 Top Brands. His preventive practical legal and financial strategies have prevented billions of dollars in liabilities for his clients. He has been a key player in the most groundbreaking and complex matters related to transnational companies in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean including the Anheuser Busch InBev adquisition of Grupo Modelo worth 20.1 billion. He has counseled companies in the establishment, day to day operation and closing of their businesses in Mexico.


Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Project Finance

Much of his work has been to advise in the strategic planning of pioneering companies whose business objectives are to expand in Mexico as well as in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has led hundreds of strategic and substantive transactions related to M&A, joint ventures, spin-offs, securities & capital markets, due diligence, financing and restructuring as well as compliance with corporate governance programs. Furthermore, he has represented purchasers and sellers in restructuring and negotiating complex matters as well as in the handling of high profile transactions. He also regularly advises clients on the following: Corporate Finance, Commercial Law, Information Technology and E-commerce.


Energy & Natural Resources, Environment, Oil & Gas Industry, Telecommunications

Mr. Burgueño is involved in some major transactions regarding our Energy & Natural Resources, Environment, Oil & Gas and Telecommunications Practices. He has advised transnational companies in complying with new government regulations related to energy and the protection of the environment as well and been actively involved in the firm's Oil & Gas Practice. He has been one of the main Mexican lawyers counseling global organizations in vital telecommunications market matters that have had a profound effect on the marketplace.

Main Practices

Luis Burgueño is engaged in the following practice areas:

Other Practices



Spanish and English.

Education, Professional Affiliations and Academic Activities

He obtained his Law Degree (J.D. equivalent), Escuela Libre de Derecho (ELD), Mexico City, 1996.

He obtained his Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) in Comparative Jurisprudence, New York University (NYU), New York City, 2000.  He received The Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Distinction for the Program.

North American Regional Forum (NARF), International Bar Association (IBA).

Mexican Bar Association (BMA).

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).





Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers and Partners Latin America, IFLR 1000, Legal 500, Latin Lawyer 250, PLC Which Lawyer, Who´s Who Legal, Global Law Experts and Best Lawyers among others.

Pro Bono and Diversity

He is actively involved in the firm´s Pro Bono activities.