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Miguel Basurto

Miguel Basurto Hernández Romo

[Mee-gel] [Bas-hur-to] [Her-nan-des Romo]He/Him/HisAssociate

Miguel focuses his practice on general corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate reorganizations. He also has extensive experience in labor and employment law.

Bar admissionsMexico


  • Contributed in Banorte's 50 million USD investment in Habi, a real estate unicorn company, by focusing on corporate contingencies.
  • Collaborated to the acquisition of a USD$64,49 million funding for a leading Mexican enterprise in real estate by managing the audit and preparing documents as part of Banorte’s advisory team.
  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • J.D., Universidad Iberoamericana, 2021, magna cum laude


  • Recognized by Best Lawyers as Ones to Watch in 2024

Pro Bono

Contributed to prepare an amicus curiae, submitted before the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice in 2021, as an individual pro bono work alongside the Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México, the oldest Mexican non-governmental law association. The document aimed at nullifying an amendment to the telecommunications law to avoid human rights violations by referring specifically to infringements of access to telecommunications, employment law, presumption of innocence, and personal data protection.


  • "Lawyers' forgetfulness of one of their main functions: To create a better society, with values", in the Journal of Legal Research of the Escuela Libre de Derecho. Tirant Lo Blanch, number 46, year 46, Mexico, 2022, pp. 11-23.
  • DLA Piper´s Global Directors Guide for Mexico 2022, 2023 and 2024.
  • The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement: A summary of changes in Mexico's laws, DLA Piper Publications 2020
  • Mexico amends its General Law of Commercial Companies to allow virtual partner, shareholder, and board meetings, DLA Piper Publications 2023
  • In press - “Mexican Supreme Court Violations to the Principles of Law In Claris, Non Fit Interpretatio and Ubi Verba Non Sunt Ambigua, Non Est Locus Interpretationibus

Prior Experience

Prior joining the firm, Miguel worked at a prominent Mexican Law firm specializing in labor and employment law.