Guillermo Sánchez Chao joined Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa in 1995 and was admitted to the partnership in 1998. Starting his internship in 1986, with 34 years of experience, Guillermo is the founder of the International Trade practice at the Firm. His professional practice focuses on advising clients in the development of projects and maximization of strategies that facilitate and make foreign trade transactions more efficient in order to promote production, importation and exportation of goods as well as proper compliance with regulations established in local laws and international treaties signed by Mexico. He is an expert in matters related to supply chain, regulatory law, litigious matters, free trade agreements, rules of origin, promotion programs, unfair practice and international arbitration. He has been a lecturer in the master’s Course on Foreign Trade at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). Guillermo has received recognition from several international publications, which include Chambers & Partners; Global and Latin America as Tier 1 and The Legal 500.
• Co-Chair of the Committee on International Trade and Customs of the International Bar Association (IBA).
• Member of the Mexican Bar, College of Attorneys-at-law of Mexico (BMA).
• Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Corporate Governance of the Mexican Institute of Financial Executives (IMEF).
• Former Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Trade of the College of Mexican Public Accountants (CCPM).
• Former Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Trade of the Mexican Institute of Public Accountants (IMCP).
• Active member of the Mexican Business Board on Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE).
• Lawer’s degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) (UNAM).
• Course on International Law at the University of Texas, Dallas, Tex.
“Excellent lawyer” Guillermo Sánchez Chao is lauded by interviewees for his “very good” practice in customs matters.- Chambers Latin Amercia 2021.
“Guillermo excels here; he knows international trade matters inside out and is a brilliant litigator because of this technical knowledge.” – Chambers Global 2020.