Carlos Martínez

Partner, Mexico City



Carlos Martínez specializes in general taxation, providing tax advice on mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions, and represents clients with respect to international taxation, transfer pricing and tax litigation. Carlos has acted as Mexican tax counsel in numerous cross-border mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and reorganizations and joint ventures.

Additionally, he has represented clients in diverse industries for tax audits and litigations, as well as in numerous transactions involving domestic and multinational corporations. Prior to joining the Firm, Carlos worked for a prestigious law firm in Mexico.

Carlos has been a professor of International Taxation Law in both the LL.M and postgraduate programs at the Escuela Libre de Derecho since 2007, and a professor of Tax in the Master of Laws Program at the Universidad Latinoamericana (a member of the Apollo Global Education Network) in Mexico City since 2016. Additionally, he has been a professor of Financial Agreements and their Tax Implications at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) since 2017.

Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Mexico
Postgraduate Degree in Tax Law
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Georgetown University
Postgraduate Degree in Tax Law
Universidad Panamericana
Law Degree
Escuela Libre de Derecho


Speaking Engagements

Carlos has been a lecturer at the University of San Diego School of Law –Procopio International Tax Law Institute, 2008 International Update: US-Mexico-Canada Cross-Border Tax Issues, in San Diego, California and in several seminars in Mexico.


"Tax Litigation 2016 – Mexico," Latin Lawyer, August, 2015.

"Valuación Aduanera y Precios de Transferencia: dos visiones, un fin," Obra Jurídica Enciclopédica en Homenaje a la Escuela Libre de Derecho en su Primer Centenario, Derecho Fiscal, Editorial Porrua, Mexico 2012.

"An Education: Why Taxation has a crucial role in developing Mexico's Capital Markets," the Mexico Annual Review 2012.

"Value Added Tax on Cross-border Purchase of Goods: A new Issue," Practical Mexican Tax Strategies, published by Thomson Reuters, Volume 10, number 2, 2010.

"Real Estate Investments in Mexico: New Opportunities," Mexico Update, the American Bar Association, Section of International Law, Summer – Fall 2005, Issue No. 26.

Awards and Recognition

Highly Recommended by the International Tax Review