ILASA 2022

María Teresa Paillés, Real Estate Partner, SMPS LEGAL (Mexico)

María Teresa has more than 30 years of experience advising clients on high-level transactions, both nationally and internationally. She specializes in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, financial and credit operations, public and state tenders, AAP projects and general corporate law. Maria Teresa has worked in diverse law firms in New York and Mexico. In the real estate industry, she advises developers, investors, REITs, among other key real estate players, in the implementation, design, and documentation of real estate housing projects (of social, medium and residential interest), shopping centers, retail, projects, distribution centers, offices, hotels, timeshares and fractionals. She has extensive experience in the structuring of real estate projects, including the creation of real estate trusts. Maria Teresa is a seasoned lawyer in the development and implementation of M&A transactions, investment, and in the establishment of alliances, particularly in real estate and hotel, manufacturing and food and beverage industry. In the finance sector, María Teresa has participated as a lawyer for creditors and debtors, in the structure, negotiation and formalization of loans with and without guarantees, syndicated loans, financing of infrastructure projects, guarantees and other accessory contracts.