Practice Areas:

Public Law

It is essential for investors operating in regulated markets, to know global regulations, agreements, policies, structures, limitations, and the vision and mentality of the local regulatory entities. At Hernández & Cía. we offer general advice in all the various administrative procedures before local, regional and national authorities linked to the transport, mining, telecommunications, electricity, oil and gas sectors.

Our services include drafting concession contracts and all legal procedures related to them: application, interpretation and modifications, authorizations, licenses, as well as permits. In addition, we have extensive experience regarding due diligence, contracts in general, tax planning and administrative procedures related to said activities, as well as controversies related to public contracting.

We advise the main actors of public procurement in all its stages and under the various applicable legal regimes. The latter includes the procedures needed to participate in public procurement, evaluation of impediments to contracting with the State, participation in selection procedures, presentation of appeals, advice on selection procedures, contractual administration, and contractual modifications.

Finally, we guide our clients in preventing legal controversies and conducting resolution mechanisms, such as the dispute resolution board and defense in sanctioning procedures.