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Joaquin Gallastegui

Joaquín Gallástegui


Joaquín Gallástegui Rodríguez advises local and foreign clients in corporate activities, M&A transactions and financing transactions. 

Bar admissionsMexico



  • Advised Bancomext and Actinver in a syndicated loan to a leading airline and ground transportation company
  • Representation of Fortive in the acquisition of sterilization product business line from Johnson & Johnson
  • Participation in the legal advisory of Acciona and Biofields (sponsors) in the project finance of one of Mexico’s largest photovoltaic power stations (MIREC Deal of the Year 2018)
  • Advised Pemex (México’s state-owned oil company) in the sale of participation in gas pipeline “Los Ramones” to Blackrock and IEnova Pipelines, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy
  • Lead associate representing Shake Shack Enterprises in the granting of a master franchise to Grupo Gigante
  • Represented DuraFiber Technologies in the sale of equity to Indorama Netherlands, including regulatory approvals (antitrust)
  • Advised ING (London Branch) in connection with the security documents under certain loans entered into with Seadrill México
  • Counsel to Rabobank in the financial restructuring of Oceanografía, S.A. de C.V.
  • Advised NTT Data in the acquisition of the Dell IT Service business line in México, including regulatory approvals (antitrust)
  • Represented Capital I in the acquisition of Corporación GEO, formerly one of the largest public housing companies in México, including regulatory approvals (antitrust)
  • Advised Grupo Sordo, one of Mexico’s most renowned real estate developers in the divestment of Walton Street Capital
  • Spanish
  • English
  • J.D., Licenciatura en Derecho , Universidad Iberoamericana


  • The Legal 500 Latin America
    2021 - Recommended, Mexico Corporate and M&A

Pro Bono

  • Served as external counsel to Por el Agua de la Ciudad de México, A.C., a nonprofit organization aimed at creating solutions for water shortages in Mexico City
  • Assists Appleseed Foundation in providing free advisory journeys for rural communities around Mexico City and victims of the September 19, 2017 earthquake in México (winner, Alexis Rovzar Pro-Bono Medal of Merit)
  • Advised UNICEF in the preparation of a legal manual for regulations regarding the treatment of children (winner, UNICEF Regional Recognition Award)

Prior Experience

Summer internships, notary public’s office, 20092011

Teaching Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Mexican Constitutional Law, Universidad Iberoamericana, 2016–2019
    • Assistant Professor, Mexican Corporations, Universidad Iberoamericana
    • Assistant Professor, Negotiable Instruments and Credit Transactions, Universidad Panamericana

Memberships And Affiliations

Secretary of the Board of Directors, La Calle del Vino, S.A. de C.V.