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Toronto, ON, Canada

Agustín Berdeja-Prieto

Berdeja y Asociados, S.C.


Agustín Berdeja-Prieto is the founding partner of Berdeja y Asociados, S.C. Mr. Berdeja has over 35 years of experience in corporate law, international financial and business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructurings and insolvency, project financing and privatizations.

Mr. Berdeja, graduated in 1981 from Universidad Iberoamericana, with highest honors (Mención Honorífica). He was admitted to practice in 1983 and obtained a Masters of Law (LL.M.) degree from Harvard University’s Law School in 1984. In 1984-1985 he worked at the New York offices of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and then joined Chadbourne & Parke (currently Norton Rose Fulbright) during 1985-1986.

He is a member of the Mexican Bar (Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados) and the American Bar Association (Section of Business Law). He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Bankruptcy and Vice President and Executive Committee Member of the International Insolvency Institute (III). Mr. Berdeja also serves as member or Secretary of several Boards of Directors.

He has successfully written numerous opinions and affidavits in connection with litigation and arbitration involving cross-border corporate and financial disputes. He has been a speaker in various forums and has published articles in prestigious law reviews and journals.

His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English.

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