Alejandro Landa Thierry

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Alejandro Landa Thierry is a partner in Holland & Knight's Mexico City office where he leads its banking and finance practice. His practice focuses in energy finance, bank and corporate finance, capital markets, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, project finance, energy and real estate matters. He has a wide range of experience in representing Mexican and foreign companies and financial institutions in all matters related to finance transactions, including domestic and cross-border financings, project finance, asset-backed and future-flow securitizations, aircraft and transportation financing and leverage leasing.

In addition, Mr. Landa provides banking, insurance and securities regulatory advice to local and foreign financial institutions, insurance and listed companies regarding complex matters, new financial products and ongoing reporting obligations.

Mr. Landa is well-versed in advising Mexican financial institutions and rating agencies in public finance and infrastructure matters. He has participated in several financial reorganizations of Mexican local governments within the last four years, representing the main lenders. He is highly knowledgeable in the procedures and filings before the Ministry of Finance, National Banking and Securities Commission, Ministry of Communications and Transports, Mexican Antitrust Commission and other federal and local government entities, including the Comisión Reguladora de Energía and the Centro Nacional de Control de Energía.

Mr. Landa is one of the few Mexican attorneys that holds both an engineering degree and a law degree which allows him to provide broad advice to clients on energy, infrastructure and finance matters.

In addition, Mr. Landa advises clients on energy, financial and securities cross-border litigation and arbitration matters.


Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in Mexico, 2019
  • Chambers Latin America – Latin America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide, Banking and Finance, 2014-2019
  • Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business guide, Mexico: Banking & Finance, 2016, 2018, 2019 
  • IFLR1000, The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, Leading Lawyer, Rising Star, Energy, Real Estate, 2016, 2018; Project Finance, M&A, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitisation, 2016-2018; Highly Regarded, Project Finance, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization, M&A, 2019 
  • Los 300: Líderes Más Influyentes de México, Líderes Mexicanos, 2018
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Capital Markets, 2015-2018; Energy and Natural Resources, 2017; Projects and Infrastructure, 2017, 2018; Banking and Finance, 2016, 2018; Corporate/M&A, 2013, 2018


  • Center for U.S. and Mexican Law, University of Houston, Board Member
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • International Bar Association