Jorge Kim

Partner, Mexico City

Biography

Overview

Jorge Kim brings with him a solid professional background, having held key positions in the Mexican public sector for several years, including: acting as General Director of Constitutional Disputes ("Amparos") in the Federal Tax Prosecutor's Office of the Ministry of Finance; acting as Head of the Tax Law Unit in the Ministry of Finance; acting as General Counsel of the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (Mexican Social Security Administration); and, most recently, acting as General Counsel of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex).

Jorge's practice focuses on the regulatory, transactional and litigation aspects of oil and gas, taxation and compliance matters. His vast knowledge enables him to offer clients comprehensive legal advice on a broad spectrum of complex issues.

Jorge received his Masters in Law from the University of Kent, with a full scholarship awarded by the British Council, in the United Kingdom. He has a B.A. in Law from Anahuac University in Mexico City, and he also completed an International Taxation course from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico.

Expansión magazine recognized Jorge as one of the "30 future promises of México" in their publication "30 promesas en los 30 2013." Additionally, Jorge and his team were recognized by The Legal 500 GC Powerlist as one of the most influential legal teams in México, in both 2017 and 2018.

Jorge is currently President of the Energy Commission of the National Association of Enterprise Lawyers (ANADE) and a member of the Energy Commission of the Consejo Coordinador Empresarial (Mexico's Business Coordinating Counsil).

Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Mexico
Education
Master in Law
University of Kent
Attorney at Law (Abogado)
Anahuac University
Languages
Spanish
English

Experience

Some recent matters in which Jorge has participated:

  • Senior Advisor to a major US oil company in Mexico for all its regulatory, corporate, labor, tax and compliance matters.
  • Advisor to one of the largest midstream US companies in their contractual matters related to Mexico.
  • Consultant to for a natural gas project in northern Mexico.
  • Advisor to several companies of the Hydrocarbons sector in certain disputes related.
Awards and Recognition

"30 promises in their 30's" Expansión Magazine