Herman Gutiérrez Peñuelas

Herman Eduardo Gutiérrez Peñuelas

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


Herman Gutiérrez is a junior associate of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group in the Mexico City office. He has more than five years of experience in the corporate, transactional and M&A practices. 

He has been a professor at the Tecnológico de Monterrey since 2019, where he teaches the legal framework of business to business students.

Practice Focus

Herman focuses his practices in foreign investment, M&A, commercial agreements, corporate restructurings, compliance and corporate governance. His experience covers the corporate elements of the Mexican entities, as well as in M&A matters, which consist in the application of legal strategies, drafting and dealing corresponding agreements.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised a Mexican company in the sale of a percentage of shares and merger with a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) for the listing of the company on Nasdaq.
  • Participated and advised the majority shareholders of a company in the sugar industry in the sale of shares of two of its subsidiaries located in Mexico.
  • Advised multinational company in the acquisition of a company engaged in manufacturing, production and commercialization of packaging products.
  • Advised a multinational company in relation to asset acquisition.
  • Advised a multinational company in the execution of a joint venture with a Mexican company.
  • Advised many foreign companies in the establishment of their operations in Mexico.

Professional Honors

Top Ten Associate 2018 - 2019. Recognition awarded to the 10 best associates of the Baker McKenzie Mexico offices (2019)

Corporate Responsibility

Provided pro bono legal advised on corporate and contractual maters to entrepreneurs selected by MassChallenge Mexico City (2018-2019), an international start-up accelerator.


  • Mexico~Mexico (2017)


  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Corporate Mergers and Divisions Diploma) (2020)
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (Business Law for International Practitioners) (2018)
  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (JD) (2017)
  • Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), Madrid (International Law Course) (2016)


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Co-author of the article, "Instituciones de Tecnología Financiera," Revista Players of Life Guadalajara (May 2018).


  • Speaker, "Reto Zapopan, a governmental institution in charge of helping entrepreneurs" (June 2017).