Andrés is a lawyer in Mexico and Canada and the managing partner of Abolaw, a law firm with offices in Vancouver and Mexico. He holds an LL.B in Mexican Law, a Juris Doctor equivalent issued by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada and a Masters of Law (LLM) from the University of British Columbia, with a specialization in international law. He also acts in a notarial capacity in Canada. Andrés practices in the areas of international corporate law and business immigration emphasis on foreign investment, real estate developments and regulatory compliance for Canadian companies in Mexico and Latin American countries
Andrés has acted as counsel on a wide variety of matters, such as
drafting and settlements of international contracts, business
immigration applications, regulatory compliance, and complex
agreements between Méxican, Canadian, and Latin American
companies. He has also acted as counsel for individuals both in
the Provincial Court and the Supreme Court of British Columbia
in the application and interpretation of international treaties and
legal remedies for Mexican investors.
Andrés is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the
Vancouver Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the
Canada-Mexico Chamber of Commerce. He also holds a
certification as a qualified arbitrator from British Columbia
Arbitration, and Mediation Institute He acts as an external
counsel in advisory capacity for the Mexican Consulate in
Vancouver in different areas of Canadian law.
Saúl is a mexican lawyer with wide experience in dispute resolution inside Mexican courts jurisdiction, having represented more than ten international companies and giving them positive and crucial results in different kind of disputes such as breachment of contracts, civil liability, costs compensations regarding force major, multimillionaire credit collection, public construction contracts and others. He was a member of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México representative team for the XIII Edition of the International Arbitration Moot by Universidad of Buenos Aires held in Peru on 2020, and coach of the representative team of such university for the XVI Edition of the International Arbitration Moot by Universidad of Buenos Aires, held in Guadalajara on 2022
Constanza has 35 years of experience as a government official and lawyer. From 2001 to 2010 she was Head of the Liaison Unit for Access to Public Information of the Secretary of Social and Human Development of the Government of the State of Guanajuato as well as Head of Regulatory Improvement and Government Innovation. From 2010 to 2018 she served as Legal Advisor and Special Projects in the State Commission for the Implementation of the Reform in Criminal Justice and Public Security of the State of Guanajuato, in the Technical Secretariat dependent on the three State Powers. Constanza has 13 years of experience as an independent lawyer and since 2016 she has been advising Canadian foreign companies with operations in different states of the Republic including Jalisco and Guanajuato. Her clients include Canadian real estate development companies, Canadian mining companies and subsidiaries.
With 14 years of combined experience in academia and law, Mark brings considerable research and legal skills to every project. As a lawyer he has a wide variety of practice experience, and have appeared in BC Supreme Court. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he completed both an MA and a PhD in Theology. While in Manitoba Law School, Mark achieved the top mark in both Torts and Real Estate, as well as making the Dean’s List. He also co-authored an article published in the Supreme Court Law Review and he was granted the Gibert T. Gregory Price and the David Levin Price.