Diego Canals López Velarde


Diego Canals has a Law degree from the Universidad Panamericana, Campus Mexico City. He has been part of several multidisciplinary law firms that have allowed him to gain experience and advise individuals and companies on, among others: corporate, contractual, and transactional, immigration, and intellectual property matters.

Specialization Areas

Diego advises and represents domestic and foreign clients in drafting of agreements, employment and corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, and foreign investment as well as in corporate governance structures. He has been recognized as a well and balanced negotiator in sensitive and complex transactions.


Spanish and English

Studies and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Universidad Panamericana-Campus Mexico City (2017).
  • Specialty Degree in Commercial Law Institutions, Universidad Panamericana-Campus Mexico City (2018).
  • Translating Expert Spanish-English/English-Spanish, certified by the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico City (Tribunal Superior de Justicia de la Ciudad de Mexico).
Relevant Cases
  • Consultancy, restructuring and regularization of one of an important real estate developer group in the Northern part of Mexico.
  • Consultancy and representation in mergers and spin-offs of companies of different industries.
  • Active participation in various sales and acquisitions of assets from companies.
Participation in Events
  • Speaker at the conference named “The Fintech Law in Mexico”, for Latin-American companies and investors with interest on investing in the Mexican market.
  • Speaker on the conference “Doing Business in Mexico”, for Colombian companies and investors, organized by an institution dedicated to the promotion of Colombian investment abroad.