Various authorities on the Mexican legal market, including our sister publication Latin Lawyer, have long picked Barrera Siqueiros as dependable for commercial disputes – it’s often beside Von Wobeser & Sierra in rankings.
- Who’s Who Name:
- Eduardo Siqueiros T
While the firm has two offices, Monterrey and Mexico City, all of the arbitration is handled from Mexico City. The practice’s reputation rests on Eduardo Siqueiros in the older generation and Omar Guerrero Rodríguez among the younger partners. Both take counsel work, and Siqueiros also serves regularly as an arbitrator. In that capacity he has around 20 cases on the go. He is a member of the Mexican chapter of the ICC and the advisory board of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce, or Canaco. One of his higher-profile appointments was as an ICSID arbitrator in Corn Products v United Mexican States. Guerrero is a board member at the Mexican Arbitration Centre. Some of the other lawyers to know there are Nuria González Romeu, Fernanda Garza Madaleno and Ximena Suarez Enriquez.
Barrera Siqueiros first featured in the GAR 100 in 2010.
Siqueiros was nominated by Mexico to sit on an ICSID tribunal hearing a US$96 million investment treaty claim by Spain’s Abengoa group and the Cofides development bank.