Javier specializes in project finance, energy and infrastructure, restructuring and insolvency, cross-border financing including real estate and asset-based lending. In addition, he heads NHG’s aviation practice, mainly representing financial institutions.
His practice in infrastructure, energy and projects encompasses all stages of structuring, developing and financing projects, where he has advised government agencies, banks, funds and developers across different sectors, with a particular emphasis on renewable energy and natural resources.
Javier is an important member of the restructuring and insolvency practice of the firm and has over 20 years of experience, mainly representing creditors. He is actively involved in asset-based financing and has an outstanding track record representing lenders in large real estate financing; as well as guarantors, lenders and lessors in commercial and corporate aircraft financing and leasing.
Javier is a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers and is an active speaker at national and international forums, as well as the author of several articles in his fields published in Latin Lawyers and The Law Review, among others.
He has been recognized by the main publications of the legal environment for his exceptional ability and experience. Chambers Latin America has cataloged him as a leader in the areas of Aviation, Projects, and Banking and Finance and is recommended by different clients who emphasize “He is a great facilitator with a deep understanding of legal and business issues”. Another of his clients’ states: “He is really impressive; he understands laws from other jurisdictions, and he can compare them with the laws in Mexico.“
Javier obtained his Law degree (graduating with honors) at the Instituto Tecnológico Autonomo de México (ITAM) and obtained a Diploma in Commercial Law (with honors) from Universidad Panamericana. In addition, he studied a LLM at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago (with honors) and received a diploma in Management from J.L. Kellogg School of Management. He also worked as a foreign associate in the Latin America fiancé practice group at Mayer Brown LLP, in New York.
Recent work highlights include:
Energy and Project Finance
Real Estate and Asset-Based Cross Border Lending
Workouts and Insolvency