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Irlanda Torres Lara

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Irlanda has been a partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Practice Group in Juárez since 2001 and coordinates the Corporate Group in Juarez. She has advised international companies in M&A, commercial and establishing operations in Mexico from start up to turn key operations.

Practice Focus

Her practice focuses on acquisition and reorganization of companies and corporate groups, shares and assets acquisitions, due diligence of companies.

Irlanda provides corporate and commercial legal advise to ongoing operations and corporate governance as well as project management coordinating all areas of the due diligence process and commercial contracts for Mexican established businesses. She represents several multinational companies with presence in Mexico.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Lead Mexican counsel of multinational clients such as Electrolux, Brunswick and Cummins.

  • Lead counsel in Mexico on the global restructuring of and Cummins and local reorganization.

  • Lead counsel in the negotiation, settlement and reorganization of one of the largest local business in the region.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Corporate Attorneys (ANADE) - Board Member, Chihuahua Chapter
  • American Bar Association - Member, International Section

Admissions

  • Mexico (1997)

Education

  • University Autonoma de Ciudad, Juarez (Master's Degree summa cum laude) (2001)
  • Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juárez (Law Degree summa cum laude) (1997)
  • Panamerican Institute of High Management of Business (Post Graduate Studies High Management of Business) (1994)
  • Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (Business Administration) (1989)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish