Jimena Maciel Alonso

Jimena Maciel-Alonso

Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.


Jimena is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance Practice Group of Baker McKenzie's office in Mexico City. She joined the Firm in 2011 and has 9 years of experience in cross-border credit transactions, project finance, domestic credit and banking and financial regulatory issues. Since 2014, Jimena has been involved in payment processing and fintech projects, advising some of the world's biggest clients on regulatory trends derived from the implementation of the Fintech Law in Mexico.

Prior to joining the Firm, Jimena worked as assistant general counsel for a financial institution, where she acquired experience on the negotiation of loan disbursement agreements through debit cards, as well as regulatory obligations and registration with CONDUSEF and CNBV.

Practice Focus

She focuses her practice on cross-border credit transactions, loan documentation, financial operations, advice on real estate, banking regulation, fintech projects, project finance and regulatory matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisted clients in the structuring and documentation of several financing loans involving personal property, inventories and other rights guaranteed with various mechanisms such as trusts and pledges.
  • Advised clients in the negotiation and documentation of different national and international credit transactions.
  • Advised and represented foreign financial institutions in proceedings before Mexican authorities.
  • Advised several institutions on regulatory financial matters.
  • Advised several clients on the negotiation and documentation of various national and international credit transactions.
  • Assisted one of the biggest global manufacturer of automotive and industrial equipment in the obtainment of a financing for the aggregate principal amount of up to EUR 110 million, including the granting of security interests by the Mexican subsidiary of the group, in order to secure the credit. 


  • Mexico (2010)


  • Universidad Panamericana (Master Business Law) (2015)
  • Georgetown University (Legal English) (2014)
  • Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (Law) (2010)


  • English
  • Spanish