Maria Del Pilar Labastida Álvarez


Ms. Labastida specializes in Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions as well as in Foreign Investment Regulations, Corporate Governance and Corporate Housekeeping. She has a vast experience advising national and international companies from different industries, such as automotive, retail, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, financial, chemic and health, among others.

1982 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Attorney at Law, SUMMA CUM LAUDE.

  • Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Contract Law, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, Foreign Investment Regulations, and Corporate Governance.

Ms. Labastida has a vast experience advising on Corporate law, including mergers, spin-offs and acquisitions, reorganizations, corporate governance implementation, shareholder’s agreements and joint ventures, franchises, concessions and distribution networks, foreign investment, secured transactions. Advising on the development and implementation of financial, labor, corporate and tax structures.

Ms. Labastida's expertise and detailed focus approach is acknowledged by her clients and peers. Companies seek her advice to create, implement and maintain well cemented corporate structures and compliance of modern corporate governance and sundry operation regulations.

She has vast experience on incorporations, mergers, spin-offs, reorganizations, acquisitions and liquidations; foreign investment regulations and joint ventures, franchises and the legal implementation of distribution structures for clients including, among others, businesses in the medical, manufacturing and automobile industries.

Creating and implementing effective personalized systems for corporate compliance control, allows her to develop nationwide dealers’ networks and associations.

Participating as special counsel to Board of Directors of various national and international groups., including Suzuki Motor de México, S.A. de C.V.; Asociación Mexicana de Franquiciatarios de Automotores Renault, A.C.; Grupo SICREA, S.A.P.I. de C.V., Sistema de Crédito Automotriz, S.A. de C.V., Si-Crea Comercial, S.A. de C.V., Metapol, S.A. de C.V., Grupo FXI de México, S.A. de C.V. and subsidiaries, Corporación Frigus Therme, S.A. de C.V. and subsidiaries, Corporación Zapata, S.A. and subsidiaries, Brambles Business Services México, S.A. de C.V., Chep México, S.A. de C.V. and affiliates, Dechra-Brovel, S.A. de C.V. and Laboratorios Randall, S.A. de C.V.

Ms. Labastida is a Member of the National Association of In-House Counsel (ANADE) and of the Mexican Bar Association (BMA).