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Carlos Enrique Guerrero Alarcón


Carlos Enrique Guerrero Alarcón has extensive experience in cross-border matters and disputes involving between private parties and sovereign states.

Carlos advises on international commercial and investment arbitrations, as well as assists infrastructure, power generation and hydrocarbon sector companies in their day-to-day legal and regulatory needs.

He additionally acts as an administrative secretary in arbitrations administered by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as well as supports arbitrators in the management of cases related to the finance, construction, infrastructure and energy industries, among others.

Bar admissionsMexico


  • Assessing two potential investment claims against a Mexican state regarding investments in the energy sector.
  • Represents two investors in connection with claims under an Investment Treaty in the renewable energy sector.
  • Serves as administrative secretary in an ICC-administered arbitration related to a dispute arising from a stock purchase agreement.
  • Assists arbitrators in various arbitral tribunals in procedures related to a wide variety of industries, including the financial system, construction, infrastructure and energy sectors.
  • Advises creditors in bankruptcy proceedings under Mexican law, in coordination with Chapter 11 proceedings in the US.
  • Spanish
  • English
  • German
  • J.D., Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
    suma cum laude
  • Programa sobre derecho comercial transnacional, EBS Law School 2018 (Alemania)
  • XXXII Diplomado de Arbitraje Comercial Internacional, International Chamber of Commerce México and Escuela Libre de Derecho 2021 (México)

Pro Bono

  • Taught a contract law class composed of NGO directors as part of a pro bono project with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Assists Conservation International (CI) involving an analysis of the status of carbon rights, land tenure and carbon transactions/markets for natural climate solutions projects in priority jurisdictions


  • "Rescisión administrativa en la Ley de Hidrocarbuors desde la óptica del Capítulo 14 del T-MEC," PAUTA ICC No. 99 (April 27,2022)

Carlos has published a series of articles on developments in the Mexican energy sector legal framework (link to latest article)

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Carlos worked in the Mexico City office of an international law firm on the Energy and Infrastructure Project and Asset Finance team. He additionally interned within the consular section of the Embassy of Mexico in Germany.

Memberships And Affiliations

ICC Mexico Investment Arbitration Commission