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Gabriel Salinas Ruiz

Senior Associate

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow, S.C.
Paseo de la Reforma 115
Piso 19
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec
Mexico City
Languages English, Spanish

Gabriel specialises in international and domestic transactions related to the structuring and development of energy and infrastructure projects, corporate restructurings, corporate law and general contract matters. He is experienced in a broad range of national and international transactions, advising both private and public entities, as well as the assistance of clients in their ongoing corporate and commercial activities.

Gabriel has focused his legal practice on energy, specially on electricity-related matters where he has successfully designed, negotiated, and implemented private and public electricity projects, including relevant M&A transactions related thereto. He also has wide experience on antitrust matters and has successfully advised and represented top tier clients for relevant transactions, making him one of the firm´s leading lawyers of such practice

Gabriel has advised clients on several procedures before governmental authorities related to public-private projects. He has also advised governmental authorities in the design and development of public-private projects.


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Awards & Rankings

  • The Legal 500, Latin America, Mexico, Projects and Infrastructure / Energy and Natural Resources, Recommended Lawyer, 2023.
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  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Law Degree, (J.D.) Mexico City, 2014.
  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Accountancy  Degree, Mexico City, 2014.
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