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Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche
Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche

Alfredo Chávez Goyeneche


Expertise in dealing with sophisticated corporate and real estate matters


Alfredo is a partner at the firm since 2002 and is a leading practitioner in the fields of real estate and project development investment. He provides legal and business advise to multinational and Mexican companies in all types of corporate transactions involving joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, lease agreements, restructurings contracts, project financing, investments, public bids, and regulatory issues in general.

“Commended by market sources for his first-rate work on projects, and is highly sought after for his professional approach”, Who’s Who Legal

Alfredo’s work includes active representation of diverse clients from a wide variety of industries, in multimillion-dollar transactions and investments in the areas of real estate, energy, electricity generation, and structuring of foreign investment in the areas of real estate, energy, electricity generation, and structuring of foreign investment transactions, franchise, compliance, money laundering, data privacy and projects for their consolidation in Mexico. Alfredo has also counselled major energy and oil-related consortiums in public bids.

He also leads the firm’s immigration practice and has experience providing advice to national and foreign companies for both local immigration and the relocation of expats and their families to Mexico. As well as advice to individuals with respect to their immigration status.


  • Advised Canamex International to obtain a US$52 million loan from SabCapital and Banorte to fund the remodeling and expansion of a luxury hotel in Cabo San Lucas
  • Advised Regus Management for the design of its new business structure and its development plans, consisting of new business center locations throughout Mexico
  • Advised Reichmann International with different matters regarding the management and operation of diverse buildings in Mexico City, including business and legal counsel in the negotiation, structuring and implementation of the leasing with third parties (tenants)
  • Represented Lowe’s Home Centers and its Mexican subsidiaries in several multi-million-dollar transactions for the acquisition of various retail properties as part of their expansion process into Mexico
  • Represented Mexico Retail Properties in connection with the acquisition and development of various shopping centers in Mexico City, and other cities in Mexico such as Acapulco, Chihuahua, Veracruz, among others, as well as the further negotiation and implementation of leases for the lessees thereof

Awards & Recognitions

Real Estate ranked lawyer, Chambers and Partners

Real Estate leading lawyer, The Legal 500

Recognized in Corporate and M&A, Latin Lawyer 250

Franchise Expert in the field, Who’s Who Legal

Construction & Real Estate Expert in the field, Who’s Who Legal

LACCA Approved lawyer in Corporate/M&A, Latin America Corporate Counsel Association

Corporate and M&A recognized lawyers, Best Lawyers

Real Estate Expert Guide, an Euromoney Institutional Investor publication


Master of Laws in Business Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico Postgraduate degree on Tax Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico Law degree, (J.D. equivalent), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico


Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana de Abogados, Colegio de Abogados – BMA) National Corporate Counsel Association (Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, Colegio de Abogados – ANADE)

Publications & Collaborations

  • Real Estate Global Guide 2021, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Collaboration with the World Bank for the publication Doing Business 2020- Protecting Minority Investors


Spanish – English