Jaime Espinosa de los Monteros is an authority on tax law in Mexico. With a career spanning nearly 25 years, he relies on his vast knowledge of constitutional and administrative litigation to advise clients on state and federal taxes, international double taxation, mergers and acquisitions, and project finance. He also helps clients devise tax strategies related to real estate and assists with customs matters, international matters (including international trade agreements), and tax refunds.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, he was a leading partner at a renowned tax consulting firm in Mexico that the International Tax Review named Mexico Tax Firm of the Year, Latin America M&A Firm of the Year, Latin America Capital Markets Tax Firm of the Year, and Latin America Energy Tax Firm of the Year. Before that, he was in charge of the tax area of another firm in Monterrey, where he developed a tax and real estate strategy to create a dry port in Nuevo León, as well as tax, legal, financial, and foreign trade for the construction of the towers of a power plant in Queens New York.

From 2008 to 2014, Jaime taught Tax Law I at the Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey. From 2004 to 2012, he was professor of tax law at the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, where he taught courses such as Writ of Amparo, Income Tax, and Federal Fiscal Code.

He was also the president of Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, A.C. in Nuevo León in the Colegio de Abogados from 2010 until 2012. He is a member of the Tax Research Committee of the Instituto Mexicano de Ejecutivos de Finanzas (IMEF), and previously served as president of the L.L.M. student program at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. He organized conferences and academic activities for the students, including a conference related to the Summit de las Americas celebrated in Santiago, Chile.

Awards and recognitions


Latin Lawyer 250

Education and admissions


LL.M., Universidad Panamericana, 2003

LL.M., American University Washington College of Law, 1998

J.D., Universidad Panamericana, 1995

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