Josafat Paredes

Josafat Paredes


Josafat Paredes is a Mexico City attorney who focuses his practice on international trade, regulatory compliance and arbitration.

Mr. Paredes has experience with national and international sanitary and phytosanitary regulation, particularly related to genetically modified organisms. He is also well-versed in importation, exportation and mobilization of products of plant, animal and aquaculture origin.

His experience includes serving as legal counselor and representative of a global liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) company group in an investor-state dispute settlement procedure under the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

Mr. Paredes has served as a paralegal at Mexico's Ministry of Economy. He helped the legal group responsible for state-to-state dispute settlement under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and analyzing international trade regulations, including WTO, intellectual property law and free trade agreements.


  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, J.D., Facultad de Derecho, honors
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Mexico
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, International Trade and Customs, 2018, 2019
  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star Award, 2017
  • Professional Performance Recognition, SENASICA, 2016