Manuel Echave

Partner since 2009

Phone: +52 (55) 5201-7400

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Manuel Echave

Partner since 2009

Manuel has experience representing domestic and foreign clients, as well as financial institutions in banking and corporate finance transactions, including the design and implementation of structured financing schemes. He has represented several issuers, financial intermediaries, placement agents and rating agencies in capital markets transactions, including securitizations, capital and debt issuances, through public or private offerings in Mexico and abroad.

He has participated as a legal advisor to sponsors and financial institutions in various project financings and in the issuance of project bonds in the electricity, gas and infrastructure sectors.

Manuel has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and buyouts including aspects related to issues of economic competition. He has also participated in the negotiation and implementation of strategic partnerships and joint ventures in Mexico, and in the development and implementation of projects or businesses derived from these associations.

Additionally, he has represented real estate developers and promotors in the sale and purchase of real estate properties, in the financings for the purchase or construction of real estate projects and in joint ventures for the development of real estate projects.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Chambers and Partners, Capital Markets
  • Legal 500, Banking & Finance / Capital Markets
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   October 21st, 2021

Awards Legal 500 - Latin America 2022

This year our firm was recognized as a leading law firm in Mexico by the publication Legal 500. We invite you to learn more about our recognized practice areas.  

Professional Related: Aisha Calderón , Carlos Jiménez , Carlos Orcí , Enrique Ramírez , Francisco Fuentes Ostos , Francisco Glennie , Manuel Echave , Martín Sánchez , Nora Morales , Pablo Mijares , Patrick Meshoulam , Paula Pérez , Pilar Mata , Ricardo Maldonado

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   October 1st, 2021

Recognition - Latin Lawyer Elite Firm 2021

We invite you to read more about our recognition in the category "Transactional Excellence from full-service team" by the publication Latin Lawyer.  

Professional Related: Carlos Jiménez , Carlos Orcí , Claudio Jiménez de León , Enrique Ramírez , Francisco Fuentes Ostos , Francisco Glennie , Francisco Ibáñez , Horacio M. de Uriarte , Ignacio Armida , Lorenza Langarica , Manuel Echave , Manuel Tamez , Nora Morales , Pablo Mijares , Patricio Trad , Patrick Meshoulam , Pilar Mata , Ricardo Maldonado

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   March 18th, 2021

LIBOR Benchmark Rates Transition

Know about the announcement made by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom on the loss of representativeness of 35 calculations for LIBOR reference rates.

Professional Related: Manuel Echave , Patrick Meshoulam

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   March 30th, 2020

The National Banking and Securities Commission adopted certain measures regarding the COVID-19 outbreak

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 international outbreak (the “Outbreak”) and the measures adopted by the Mexican authorities to contain it, the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (“CNBV”, for its acronym in Spanish) issued two resolutions to establish certain measures and grant relief to its supervised entities.

Professional Related: Manuel Echave , Martín Sánchez , Ricardo Maldonado


  • Master of Laws, LL.M, Northwestern University School of Law, 2001
  • Law Degree, Universidad Anáhuac, 1997


  • Spanish
  • English


  • Foreign Associate, Allen & Overy, New York, 2001 - 2002