Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Juan Francisco Torres Landa

Partner
Mexico City

Email juanf.torreslanda@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +52 55 5091 0157

Fax +52 55 5091 0123

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

"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

2020

Corporate and M&A
Latin Lawyer National

2020

Energy
Latin Lawyer National

2020

Anti-corruption investigations and compliance
Latin Lawyer National

2018-2021

Compliance (Mexico)
Chambers Global

2015-2020

Corporate/M&A (Mexico)
Chambers Global

2011-2012, 2016-2021

Corporate/M&A (Mexico)
Chambers Latin America

2012, 2016-2021

Real Estate (Mexico)
Chambers Latin America

2018-2021

Compliance: Band 3
Chambers Latin America

2016-2019

Energy and Natural Resources
Legal 500 Latin America

2021

Corporate/M&A: Band 2
Chambers Latin America

2018

White Collar Crime and Compliance
Latin Lawyer 250

2018

Energy
Who's Who Legal

2018-2021

Corporate and M&A
Legal 500

2017-2020

Energy
Latin Lawyer 250

2017-2020

Corporate and M&A
Latin Lawyer 250

2018-2021

Band 2, Real Estate
The Legal 500

2021

Band 4, Real Estate
Chambers Latin America

Education and admissions

Education

Postgraduate Degree, Taxation, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 1992

LL.M., Harvard Law School, 1990

Law Degree, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Law School, 1988

Memberships

Secretary, México Unido Contra la Delincuencia, 2005-Present

Representative experience

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

Assisting Imerys with the corporate reorganization of all local subsidiaries.

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

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

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

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

Advising Valoreo in the initial round of financing for US$50m, as well as in the operations for its establishment and growth in Latin America.

Represented Cooper Tire in the acquisition of the minority stake of local investors in Coocsa, for approximately US$50m.

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