Cecilia’s experience both as arbitrator and counsel involves various subjects, amongst others:
- Cases involving state entities and administrative law;
- Infrastructure projects and construction cases including public and private works;
- Energy, gas, and oil; Mining;
- Shareholder’s disputes. Mergers and acquisitions, trusts, and y joint ventures.
- International sale of goods and distribution contracts;
- Insurance and reinsurance;
- Intellectual property; and
- Commercial transactions in general.
Cecilia’s experience both in arbitration and litigation matters enables her to appear before courts in proceedings requesting and enforcing interim measures as well as proceedings seeking the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards. Cecilia’s value to clients lies in her ability to frequently draw upon experience in order to formulate creative solutions to complex issues. She also advises clients on ethics and compliance matters.
Cecilia previously worked for major law firms. Before that she acted as Secretary General for the Mediation and Arbitration Centre of the Mexico City National Chamber of Commerce (CANACO), where she was in charge of the administration of mediation and arbitration proceedings, both domestic and international, under the rules of CANACO, the Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Centre for the Americas (CAMCA) and the Inter-American Arbitration Commission (IACAC). At the same time, as an independent practitioner, Cecilia participated in many arbitration proceedings related to international trade, some of them ad hoc proceedings under the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNICTRAL).
She graduated from the Universidad Panamericana (México) with honors. At such University she also completed postgraduate studies on international commercial law. She obtained her Masters Degree with honors, at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.