Fernando Estavillo C.
FERNANDO ESTAVILLO C. Founding partner of the firm. Born Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, April 28, 1948.

Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana Law School, México City (1967-1971). Admitted 1972. Graduate studies on international commercial arbitration and regular participation in specialized seminars and congresses, in México and abroad, on different law related subjects.

Experience in different areas of law, including international business transactions; all kinds of international contracts; mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures; antitrust; public procurement; commercial arbitration, as party counsel and as arbitrator; administrative, constitutional, civil and intellectual property litigation; mining; oil, gas and petrochemistry; licensing, transfer of technology and intellectual property; all types of communications; corporate; admiralty law.

Past professor of International Disputes Resolution in the regular program of the Law Department and in the Masters of International Business, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City; professor in the Graduate program on International Commercial Arbitration, Escuela Libre de Derecho/ICC Mexico, Mexico City; past professor in the Masters in Corporate Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City. Regular participation as visiting professor or speaker, in universities and in different types of seminars. Author of legal articles on subjects such as arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, public procurement, antitrust, transfer of technology and telecommunications.

Member Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados (Mexican Bar Association); past member for Mexico, of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), 2000-2012; member of the Latin American Users’ Council of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); past member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration of The Center for American and International Law, Dallas, Texas; member of the Mexican Branch of the International Law Association; member of the Executive Board and of the Arbitration Commission of the Mexican Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Mexico); member of the Mexican on Arbitration Institute (IMA), member of the Consulting Board of the Arbitration Center for the Construction Industry (CAIC), member of The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Denver, Colorado.