José-Barhem & Villaseñor, S.C.

Centro de Negocios San Ángel Cracovia 72, Ofna. 105, Torre B San Ángel, 01000, CDMX 

tel + 52 (55) 50854092

tel +52 (55) 50854111

Date and Place of Birth:                                June 08, 1978, México, D.F.

Marital Status:                                                Single

Legal Residence (Job Permit):                       Mexico and Spain





Spanish:                                              Native speaker

English:                                              Advanced (95%) (Legal English)

German and Polish:                            Conversation level






Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

Master in Law (International Contracts) (2005) Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

International Master on Business Administration and Marketing

of Football Clubs (Johan Cruyff Institute) 2019





International Private Law Courses (Jun 2004)

The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague (Netherlands)





Corporate Law Post-grade (Jun 2003) Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico)



Law Degree (Jun 2002)

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Mexico)






The Hague, Netherlands. Summer 2004



BERLIN, Germany. Summer 2006



MUNICH, Germany, Summer 2012



 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                  


June 2013 (to the date)

Company: José-Barhem & Villaseñor, Abogados S.C.

Position: Partner International and Sport Law Practice



Partner in charge of the International, Corporate and Sport Law areas. Counsel for International Companies Investing in Mexico, Mergers, acquisitions and management of Trusts, and legal representative of European Entities based in Mexico; legal counsel for Sport Clubs, professional soccer players and intermediaries. Confident attorney for the German Chamber, Polish Trade Office, Czech Trade Office and Czech Embassy,

among others.



March 2012 to June 2013


Position: Partner and Legal Director


Director in charge of the Firm’s legal services. Incorporation of Tech Transfer Offices and Start-ups; corporate and international law; IP Law; drafting and negotiation of licensing agreements. Legal advisory in all legal matters related to IP, corporate law, commercial law, contracts and international law.


September 2008 to February 2012 Company: BECERRIL, COCA & BECERRIL, S.C.

Position: Corporate Affairs Manager



Attorney in charge of the prosecution, advisory and direction of the corporate matters related to transfer of technology and IP. Legal advisory in Tech Transfer issues in favor of CFE, PEMEX, IMTA, among other strategic public companies. Incorporation of international branch and start-ups, drafting and negotiation of agreements.


May 2007 to August 2008 Company: LOPEZ VELARDE, HEFTYE Y SORIA, S.C. (México, D.F)

Position:          Associate Attorney.

Environmental, corporate and international law. Arbitration, drafting and application before CFE and PEMEX for Public Bids. Legal advisory regarding due diligence process, M&A.



October 2006 to April 2007

Company: United Nations (New York)

Position: Legal Advisor at the Office of Legal Affairs 


Preparation of reports and analysis regarding the amendments to the Arbitration regulations. Research and analysis regarding the treaties reservations.



January 2003 to October 2003

Company:       Ministry of Environment (Mexico)

Position: Administrative Procedure Coordinator




To lead administrative procedures and grant resolutions in connection with the surveys performed to all kin of facilities by officers of the Ministry in order to protect the natural

sources of Mexico city.


May 2001 to December 2003

Company: Federal Bureau of Consumers Protection

Position: Legal Advisor

Legal advisor and analyst regarding commercial and consumer law matters.



 ACADEMY EXPERIENCE                                                                                            

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