Mexican law firm Solcargo Abogados has announced the incorporation of Omar Aguilar Medrano as a partner in its transactional and corporate practice. Aguilar’s hire brings the partner count to 11.
With over 20 years’ experience in business law, he specializes in financial and commercial transactions, and in the negotiation and structuring of contracts, partnerships, and M&A.
He has represented both domestic and foreign companies and participated in the creation of various financial and investment instruments in the debt and capital markets in Mexico and the US, and been involved in the design and implementation of various schemes for the control and management of transactional and corporate risks.
Prior to joining the firm, Aguilar held the position of partner at several law firms, as well as director and secretary of the board of directors in a variety of private and publicly traded companies.
He has acted as arbitrator in the areas of commercial, financial and corporate law in disputes resolved before organizations such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Aguilar has been a foreign legal consultant authorized by the Law Society of British Columbia, and a member, among others, of the Mexican Bar Association, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the British Insurance Law Association (BILA), the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries (CSCS) and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).
Aguilar holds a law degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and a master's degree from Oxford University in England. Additionally, he completed doctoral studies in economic regulation at the University of Warwick, also in England.
"Omar's incorporation into SOLCARGO means a lot to us, especially in the current national and international context. His experience will strengthen and expand the range of services we provide, perfectly complementing and strengthening our current offering,” the firm’s founding partners Luis González and Fernando Pérez Correa said in a statement.
“His international knowledge and background will add great value to the firm and to our clients," they added.