Carlos Ramón Díaz Sordo | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Carlos Ramón Díaz Sordo

Associate, Mexico City

T +52 55 5540 9633

T +52 55 5540 9600

E carlos.diaz@whitecase.com

Overview

Carlos Ramón practice focuses in an extensive experience representing Mexican and foreign clients in cross-border transactions in Latin America, with a primary focus on the oil and gas, electric and infrastructure industries. He has been involved in representing both developers and lenders in the development of projects such as natural gas pipelines, power plants, highways, ports and most recently the Round One process for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons within Mexican national territory. In addition, Carlos Ramón has been actively engaged in assisting these clients to comply with their obligations under contracts, permits and other forms of binding agreements both with private parties and the federal and local government. This includes negotiation of settlements, clauses, agreements, contracts, and definition of corporate structures for the obtainment of financing from both domestic and foreign sources.He joined the Mexico City office of the Firm in 2015.

Bars and Courts

  • Authorized to practice law in Mexico

Education

  • Attorney at Law (Abogado), Universidad Iberoamericana

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience

Mitsui wind farm acquisition (2013): He represented Mitsui in its acquisition of 50% of the Santo Domingo wind farm from EDF Énergies Nouvelles, located in Oaxaca with a maximum output of 160 MW. The total cost of the farm was close to EUR 280 million.

He assisted several foreign and domestic clients in understanding the Mexican legislation in light of the recent Energy Reform in 2013, and secondary laws thereof in a variety of sections such as natural gas, hydrocarbons and electric power.

He represented and assisted a client in successfully prequalifying for the Round One process as well as the negotiaton and signing of several contracts thereof.