The firm Müggenburg, Gorches y Peñalosa (MGPS) has welcomed Juan Cortinas Barajas as partner in September. Mr. Cortiñas has focused his professional practice mainly on Corporate, Merger and Acquisitions, Real Estate, Project Finance and Restructures. During the course of his career, Mr. Cortiñas acted as General Counsel to Bombardier Transportation, DHL Deutsche Post A.G. and Merck Sharp and Dohme, to name a few.
Mr. Cortiñas has obtained his law degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho in 1995. He also has a MBA degree from Thunderbird School of Global Business Management and the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in the United States. He also obtained his LL.M. degree from the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City.
Mr. Cortiñas is also recognized as a professor of Roman law, Civil and Commercial Law and General Theory of Civil Law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho, Universidad Iberoamericana and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económica (“CIDE”).
MGPS is a recommended firm among the Leaders League rankings for the 2015 best performing law firms in M&A in Mexico. The firm has 7 partners and 10 lawyers along with 15 interns that work in their Mexico office.