Bernardo Llaca Martínez


Bernardo Llaca is founding partner of the Firm and has served as leader in the corporate, M&A and tax areas.  

He has a vast experience on transactional international deals and continuously represents sellers and buyers, both Mexican and international, in mergers and acquisitions involving negotiations with legal and accounting firms and counterparties of all sizes and natures. He has been distinguished to personally negotiate and manage the different edges of a transaction, which represents a significant advantage of efficiency and costs for the benefit of our clients. 

He has more than 25 years of experience in the consultancy of companies engaged in various sectors, including, industrial and services. 


Spanish and English

  • Completed a program for Foreign Lawyers at Hughes & Luce, L.L.P., Dallas, Texas (currently incorporated into K&L Gates) 
  • Accredited as an Aspiring Public Commercial Notary (Corredor Público) by the Ministry of Economy

  • Bachelor’s Degree by the Universidad Iberoamericana (Ibero). 
  • Postgraduate in Corporate Law in the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). 
  • Public International Law at Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dallas, Texas. 
  • International Comparative Management, Richland College, Dallas, Texas. 
  • First Interdisciplinary Course on Systems Against Unfair International Trade Practices of Mexico, United States, and Canada, Colegio de Mexico. 


For more than five years, listed as leader lawyer on Corporate/M&A Law 

  • • International Bar Association 
  • • Mexican Bar Association.

  • Conference: Lending and Investment in Mexico” – Establishing a Presence as a Lender in Mexico – Dallas, Texas 
  • Conference Updated on Corporate Laws – Mexico City 
  • Conference Legal Forum – Important Consideration Regarding Licenses and Transferring of Technology – Mexico City 
  • Speaker at the Corporate Law Postgraduate – Corporate and Business Postgraduate Universidad Iberoamericana – León, Guanajuato, Mexico. 
  • Publication of the article High Tech Product Liability – AIJA (International Association of Young Lawyers – Florence, Italia 
  • Publication on the Juridical Yearbook of Law of the Universidad Iberoamericana, The shares, an Analysis in the Comparative Mexican and Spanish Law, Number 26.