Hugo Cuesta Leaño

Hugo Cuesta Leaño

Partner and CEO of Cuesta Campos Abogados, Hugo Cuesta focuses his practice on international transactions, including corporate, M&A, business law and corporate governance. He has represented foreign entities doing business in Mexico and Mexican entities doing business abroad for over 25 years. Hugo Cuesta is Mexican counsel on international projects and business transactions, advising multinationals on their legal needs in Mexico. He has advised leading companies in their industries such as Flex, Jabil, Nike, BBVA, Gencom, Rappi, ZF Zachs, Electrifil, Corteva, Wizeline, Bright Machines, and Daimler, Lixil, Creditea, among others, which provides him with an impressive expertise in the field. Hugo Cuesta is former vice chair of Meritas Law Firms Worldwide and Vice Chair of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM). He plays an important role on the negotiation of international treaties where Mexico is a party. Currently, he coordinates the Investment Chapter of the Next-Door Room. Likewise, he is advisor of the FTA EU-MEX, the FTA Ecuador-Mexico and of the United Kingdom. Hugo Cuesta continuously provides his perspective and insights on the Mexican economy and trends in legal services and is frequently invited by business publications such as Forbes (Mexico, U.S., and Japan), Foreign Policy, Mexico Business Publishing and other important national and international newspapers and magazines. He is also a regular speaker in several international forums including American Chamber of Commerce, Meritas Law Firms Worldwide, Mexican Department of Economic Development, among others. Additionally, he is listed in the rankings of Mexican lawyers recommended by the prestigious English publications Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and Latin Lawyer 250.


The New World of Foreign Direct Investment | 1yr

Chapter: Mexico

Historic attitudes favouring globalisation are fundamentally changing. This trend will directly impact future foreign direct investment transactions as nations place higher priorities on protecting their own national security interests. This book offers practical advice and guidance from highly resp...