(52 55) 5261 0400
jcolunga@basham.com.mx
CDMX

Jesús Colunga

Antitrust/ Contracts/ Corporations/ ESG/ Franchises/ Mergers & Acquisitions/ Real estate/ Foreign Investment/ Projects/ Companies
Partner

LANGUAGES

Spanish
English
and Portuguese

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate and hospitality.

ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Lex Mundi Association.

Member of the International Franchise Association (IFA).

Member of the Mexican-Brazilian Chamber (CAMEBRA).

Member of World Services Group association, where he has been currently appointed as President of the Latin-American Council.

RECOGNITIONS

Has been acknowledged by Best Lawyers International as one of the Leading Lawyers in Mexico in the Corporate and M&As practice.

Current Honorary legal advisor and alternate Secretary of The University of Chicago Alumni Club of Mexico, A.C.

Recognized within the “Legal 500” Publication within the real estate area.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Partner, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions. Participation in planning and implementing local and international corporate transactions.

He has experience in complex merger and acquisitions transactions, shareholders a greements, j oint v entures, c ross-border c orporate a nd i nvestment d ealings, s ecured t ransactions, r eorganizations, r eal e state t ransactions, i nvestments a nd d ue diligence processes.

Solid experience in hospitality local and cross-border structures and transactions, including management and franchise hospitality transactions.

Participated in diverse local and international publications such as (i) Directors Liability and Indemnification, Global Guide, Mexico chapter, (ii) International Comparative Legal Guides, Practical Insights into Cross-Border Law, and (iii) Getting The Deal Through – Mergers & Acquisitions.

Participated in diverse corporate governance, real estate, merger and acquisitions, franchise and hospitality publications.

Assistant professor of Constitutional Law, Universidad Iberoamericana.

Director of theses and academic publications at Universidad Anáhuac and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.

EDUCATION

Graduated in 2005 from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (I.T.A.M.) Law School, Mexico City, Mexico, with a Law degree (LL.B.), cum laude.

Specialized studies in 2008 in Commercial Contracts at the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, A.C. (Mexican Legal Bar and Attorney College A.C.), Mexico City, Mexico.

Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) from the University of Chicago Law School, with a focus on Corporate Law, International Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Secured Transactions.