Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. was founded in Mexico City in 1994, integrated by a team of the highest qualified lawyers, focused in providing professional legal services with the highest quality to meet its clients’ business needs. Today, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes is a leading firm in the Mexican market, deeply committed to quality and responsiveness; it has established itself as one of the most prominent Mexican law firms and is recognised as one of the best firms in the country.
The firm started out as a financial, securities and M&A legal boutique. Presently, it has 22 practice areas which allows the firm to offer a full-range of legal services to clients.
Based in Mexico City, our Firm consists of a fully integrated and fast-growing team of business lawyers, accountants and professionals offering a wide range of legal services. Our Team is comprised of of 22 partners, 4 of counsel and over 120 qualified professionals.
Most of the firm's lawyers and other professionals have completed graduate studies at foreign universities and have worked at US or UK law firms, which has allowed the firm to have a broader perspective on international legal systems and clients’ needs.
Aware of the growing interest of companies to adopt standards and promote Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) projects in Mexico and worldwide, and convinced that the legal services sector plays a key role in sustainability, we reinforce our commitment by joining the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative to align our operations with the universally accepted "Ten Principles" in the areas of Human Rights, Labor Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.
In addition, our ESG capabilities and our Firm's Corporate Sustainability efforts have already been recognized by Legal 500 in its Green Guide publication, where only two Mexican firms were recognized.
Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity and Inclusion are fundamental elements in our Firm as we clearly consider them a great strength. A diverse team generates different perspectives, identifies better solutions and fosters a respectful and tolerant work environment where all its members are capable of being themselves and thus, can achieve a better understanding of the legal matters to offer the highest level of service.
Our Firm is signatory for The Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) by UN WOMEN. The Principles present seven steps that business and other sectors can take to advance and empower women. Company profile and details here.
Our firm obtained 100% of the qualification to obtain the Best Places to Work LGBTQ+ 2023 certification, endorsed by the Human Rights Campaigns Foundation, in alliance with ADIL Diversidad e Inclusión Laboral.
We maintain privileged relationships with top-tier domestic and international law firms in the world’s most important markets and financial centres.
In addition, our Firm is a founding member of Affinitas, a closely knitted team of top tier law firms in the countries of the Pacific Alliance: Barros & Errázuriz in Chile; Gómez-Pinzón in Colombia; Miranda & Amado in Peru, and our Firm as the exclusive member in Mexico. Each firm is considered a true market leader in its respective jurisdiction. Affinitas offers clients seamless and integrated legal services delivered by outstanding independent firms that work as one.
Furthermore, our Firm is the exclusive member of Taxand in Mexico, the world’s largest independent tax organization with more than 400 tax partners and over 2,500 tax advisors in 50 countries. Taxand focuses on delivering high quality, integrated tax advice, free from time-consuming audit work. Handpicked, dedicated advisors work together to deliver first-class tax advice globally.
Pro Bono work is a fundamental part of the social responsibility to which our Firm is committed. We are convinced that an inherent part of the integrity and ethics of professionals is to contribute to a fairer society.
Our commitment to Pro Bono work is an institutional effort expressed on a daily basis by offering free of charge legal services for the benefit of people and communities with low income or with barriers to access to justice, as well as organizations promoting social causes or representing public interest matters.
We are signatories of the Pro Bono Declaration for the Americas of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice and the Estándares Probono México. Furthermore, we have established alliances with the clearinghouses of the Red Pro Bono México.
We have created a Pro Bono Committee and appointed a Pro Boo Coordinator in order to institutionalize Pro Bono work in our firm.
Our Pro Bono work is subject to the highest quality standards and the same treatment that we give to our commercial clients.