Luis Cuesta Salces


Born in Burgos, Spain. He holds a degree in German law having studied at the University of Cologne and at Trier University (German degree 1991); Degree in Spanish Law (Madrid 1993); Law Degree by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Luis is founding partner of the Firm

Specialization Areas

Luis works mainly in the commercial, corporate regulation and foreign investment areas and has extensive experience in advising on corporate transactions, especially in the field of joint ventures, corporate restructurings and transactional businesses. He has recently assisted in the purchase and sale of hotel projects, automotive, heavy machinery, and shipping companies.


German, Spanish, and English

  • Speaker on the Podcast with SMT Corporate Group “Perspektive Ausland” regarding immigration law, on March 2022.
  • Speaker on the Webinar organized by the Swiss Mexican Chamber of Commerce, regarding the labor amendments in Mexico, on May 2021.
  • Speaker on the webinar organized by the Mexican German Chamber of Industry (CAMEXA) named New Legal Rules 2021 for Human Resources, on January 27, 2021.
  • Speaker on the Webinar organized by Baden-Württemberg International named: “Mexico: Business after Corona” on July 1, 2020.
  • Speaker on the Webinar organized by the Mexican German Chamber of Industry (CAMEXA) for the Bio-energy Delegation regarding to legal aspects on May 11, 2020.
  • P Speaker on various Webinars organized by the Mexican German Chamber of Industry (CAMEXA) and by the Swiss Mexican Chamber of Commerce, respectively, regarding legal aspects arising from Covid-19 pursuant to Mexican laws in Mexico City during the months of March, April, and May of 2020.
  • Speaker on the annual congress of the CBBL regarding the Free Trade Agreement between Canada, USA, and Mexico, in Vienna, Austria, on May of 2019.
  • Speaker on the annual congress of the CBBL regarding guarantees pursuant to Mexican law, in Hamburg, Germany, on May 2018.
  • Speaker in the Delegation visit of Baden-Württemberg regarding corporate law and foreign investment in Mexico, Mexico in February, 2017.
  • Speaker in the Delegation visit of German Industry on security referring to legal topics regarding public and private bids in Mexico, Mexico in September, 2016.
  • Speaker for the Delegation visit of Baviera Industry to Mexico City in regard with Cooperate Law and foreign investment in Mexico, Mexico, in June, 2015.
  • Moderator in the Bilateral Business Summit organized by ProMéxico in Tlaxcala, Mexico, 1st of July, 2014.
  • Several Interviews in Mexican Radio Stations in regard with the Mexican Tax Reform and its effects on European, German investment, Mexico, in September and October, 2013.
  • Speaker in an event of the Germany-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (CAMEXA) regarding “Outsourcing”, Mexico, in June, 2013.
  • Speaker in the Second Business Summit Germany-Mexico in León, Gto., Mexico in October, 2012.
  • Speaker in the “Bosch Supplier Meeting” in Cologne, Germany in February, 2012 regarding Mexican Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.
  • Speaker in the First Business Summit Germany-Mexico in Querétaro, México in September, 2011 (“Most common Guarantees under Mexican Law – How do I guarantee to get paid in Mexico?”)
  • Speaker in the Intersolar in Munich, Germany in June 2010 regarding Mexican Energy Law.
  • Speaker in the UIA Winter Seminar in St. Christoph, Austria in March 2009 regarding “Distressed Companies in Mexico”.
  • Speaker in the event “Going Global” in Rödl&Partner Headquarters in Nürnberg, Germany in July 2008 concerning Mexican Corporate Law.
  • Speaker in multiple events organized in Mexico, Spain and/or Germany by Chambers of Commerce, ProMéxico, Associations, etc. regarding Mexican Investment Law, Corporate Law and Labor Law.
  • Speaker in the UNAM (“Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México”) regarding Comparative Mexican and German Antitrust Law.
External Activities
  • President of the Mexican German Chamber of Industry (CAMEXA)
  • Secretary of the Swiss Mexican Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Secretary of the Foundation of the German Industry in Mexico for Culture
  • Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the Cross Border Business Lawyers (CBBL)
  • Attorney trust of the German Embassy in Mexico City
  • Attorney trust of the Swiss Embassy in Mexico City;
  • Attorney trust of the Austrian Embassy in Mexico City
  • Has given many seminars in Mexico, Germany, Austria, and USA. He has also participated in radio programs regarding various legal topics.
  • Recommended in Corporate/M&A by “Chambers and Partners” for the last eleven years and by the “LEGAL 500”.
  • Author of several articles about compliance; Mexican Product Liability; Guarantees under Mexican Law; Comparative Banking Law in Mexico and Germany; and Mexican Investment Law.
  • Co-Autor of “Business-Guide Mexiko” published by Bundesanzeiger Verlag, 2016.