Professional Profile

David is admitted to practice law in Mexico since 2004. He has more than eight years of experience advising and representing companies on infrastructure, commercial and government procurement projects covering power, oil & gas, transportation, natural resources and dispute resolution matters (litigation, arbitration and mediation).

Some of the most relevant transactions and matters in which David has participated and the international and domestic firms that he has represented or to whom he has rendered legal advice, are the following:

  • A US renewable energy company in que acquisition of a photovoltaic project in the State of Sonora which main off-takers will be different Municipal governments of the State of Sonora. He also assisted the client in the structuring and negotiation of the payment guaranty supported with Federal funds.
  • A US renewable energy company in its participation at the auctions called by CENACE to secure power capacity, electricity and clean energy certificates for the Mexican utility company.
  • A Spanish energy company in drafting and negotiating contracts for the design, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of photovoltaic power plants.
  • A Canadian company in the developing of 1.5 GW of different renewable energy projects in Mexico.
  • A Canadian company in securing the rights of way for the construction of a natural gas pipeline. He also represented the client in validating the right of way agreements with the Federal District Courts and Agrarian Courts.
  • A Pharmaceutical company in defending a Service Agreement awarded under a bidding procedure called by the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion “Salvador Zubiran”.
  • A Pharmaceutical company in defending a Service Agreement awarded under a bidding procedure called by the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion “Salvador Zubiran”.
  • Holders of the BOTs projects of the wastewater treatment plants “Atotonilco” “Agua Prieta” and “El Ahogado”. The Atotonilco WWTP is the most important project of its kind in Mexico and one of the most relevant plants worldwide. Likewise, he rendered legal advice in several contractual, corporate and governmental procurement aspects related to such projects.*
  • Oil & gas companies in procedures and lawsuits regarding force majeure, rescission and early termination of governmental contracts before public instrumentalities, including Pemex.*
  • Several mergers and acquisitions in the waste water treatment and electric power industries in Mexico.*
  • TS2 and TS3 suburban railway bids in Mexico.*
  • Several multinational companies of the oil and gas industries on a daily basis regarding in bids and direct awards and contractual disputes with Pemex, conciliations and unconformity complaints.*
  • Canadian mining companies in the obtaining and renewal of mining concessions in Mexico.*

*David participated in these transactions prior to joining Ibarra, del Paso, Gallego y Berezowsky, S.C.

Before joining the Firm as a partner in 2013, David founded Infrastructure and Energy law boutique Berezowsky & Abogados (2010-2012). Previously he worked López Velarde, Heftye y Soria (2005-2010), Oscós Abogados (2004-2005), Martínez Rodríguez y Asociados (2000-2004) and Noriega y Escobedo (1999-2000).

David obtained his Law Degree (JD/LL.B. equivalent) from Universidad Iberoamericana (Mexico City) in 2005 and obtained an LL.M. with a certificate of specialization in Business Law from Berkeley Law School at University of California in 2017.

David is a Spanish native speaker and is fluent in English.

David is an associate professor of Constitutional Law at the Universidad Iberoamericana.

He has co-authored various publications on several matters; most notably the New PPP Law in Mexico, April 2012, Oral Trials, May, 2012, The Money Laundering Law, October, 2012.

David is a member of the “Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México”.

T. +52 (55) 5202-0717

E. dberezowsky@ibarrapg.com

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