Mauricio Llamas focuses his practice on administrative and regulatory matters, with particular experience in environmental, health and safety laws and standardization.
His experience in the environmental field includes advising national and international companies including P&G, Goldcorp, Toyota, Veolia, Goodyear, Monsanto, Nestlé, Gildan, ITS, ERM, Elementia, Iberdrola, and the new Mexico City Airport Group in the diverse aspects of applicable regulation, strict compliance, strategy, and lobbying, with special emphasis in waste management and recycling, contaminated site liability, site abandonment procedures, exploitation of natural resources, environmental impact, air emissions, product stewardship, development of legislative initiatives, and implementation of sustainable energy and infrastructure projects.
He has extensive experience advising on compliance with administrative requirements and permitting for the legal operation of industrial and commercial establishments and administrative litigation at the federal and local levels.
Mauricio also has been asked to intercede in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. In 2003 he was designated an expert witness on Mexican environmental law for a major international arbitration proceeding of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Mauricio has participated in many important public and private environmental committees in Mexico. He was chairman of the Environment National Commission of the Mexican Chamber of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technologies (CANIETI) from 2004 to 2013, where he participated in the creation and development of environmental policy instruments, laws, and technical standards, and developed diverse sector-related compliance instruments.
Mauricio is head professor, since 2002, of environmental law at the Universidad Anáhuac Law School and academic coordinator of its Master's in Environmental Policy, Management, and Legislation program.
Mexico Introduces Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection Provisions for Hydrocarbon Pipelines
- May 2015
Diploma Program in Sustainable Development and Environmental Management, for FEMSA, Coca-Cola's largest bottler.
- October 8, 2014
Consumer Speciality Products Associaton: Mexican Labeling Issues Overview
- October 18, 2013
Latin America Emerging Leaders Conference
- May 28, 2013
New Environmental Obligations for Private & Governmental Entities
- Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Diploma in Advanced Studies for Research 2011; Ph.D. candidate: Doctorate in Corporate Law Program, 2005-2007); Universidad Anáhuac México Norte (J.D. 1998); Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) (Federal, State, and Municipal Environmental Legislation Program, 1998); The George Washington University and International Law Institute (ILI) (Orientation in the U.S. Legal System, 1997)
Best Lawyers (2017)
LatinFinance 2017 Project & Infrastructure Finance Award for best airport financing
Latin Lawyer's "Project Finance Deal of the Year 2015" for the representation of Grupo Aeroportuario de la Ciudad de Mexico (GACM) in Mexico City's new international airport project
Legal 500 Latin America (environmental lawyers, 2014-2017)
Chambers Latin America (environment: Mexico, 2014-2018)
Who's Who Legal of Environmental Lawyers (2013-2017)
- Spanish and English