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Andrés Lieja has more than 15 years of experience advising clients on administrative litigation matters involving energy, mining, public bids, environmental, government contracts, health, tax, and social security as well as representing clients before the Mexican Supreme Court. Andrés also has experience representing clients before administrative authorities in a range of matters and proceedings related to public bids and compliance agreements involving federal and local laws.

Andrés regularly provides regulatory counseling to multinational clients regarding government regulation and tax issues, including major companies in the construction, energy, alcohol, manufacturing, automotive, and retail industries.

In addition, Andrés has advised clients on domestic and cross-border transactions. He has prepared assessments for clients in order to comply with government regulations, applicable laws, investigations, and due diligence.

Andrés is active on pro bono matters, especially with respect to the regulation of nonprofit organizations in Mexico. He also is very involved in the Firm's Border Project with assisting women with claims for immigration relief.


  • Ainda Energía & Infraestructura acquires minority stake in Jaguar Solar HoldingsJones Day advised Ainda Energía & Infraestructura, S.A.P.I. de C.V. in (a) the acquisition through Trust 2695 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Emisión de Certificados Bursátiles Fiduciarios de Desarrollo) and Trust 3436 (Fideicomiso Irrevocable de Administración) of up to 19.47% of the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V., holding company and owner of 99.99% of 6 SPVs owners of 6 photovoltaic projects with a combined generation capacity of up to 180MW; and (b) 2 purchase options to increase its participation in the capital stock of Jaguar Solar Holdings, S.A. de C.V.
  • Operadora de Desarrollo Humano Chapultepec resolves dispute with government of Mexico City relating to La Feria de ChapultepecJones Day represented Operadora de Desarrollo Humano Chapultepec, S.A. de C.V. in a constitutional and administrative dispute with the government of Mexico City regarding the cancellation of the company's license to operate La Feria de Chapultepec.
  • Happy Hearts Mexico obtain assistance in helping children affected by natural disasters go back to schoolJones Day's Mexico City office assisted Happy Hearts Fund in corporate, labor, and tax matters, related to their efforts to reconstruct schools in Oaxaca Mexico, that were affected by the 2017 earthquakes.
  • Crédito Real issues US$400 million of 9.500% Senior Unsecured NotesJones Day advised Crédito Real, S.A.B. de C.V. SOFOM, E.N.R., as issuer, in connection with the issuance of US$400 million of 9.500% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2026, and concurrent tender offer.