Partner at Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández. Mr. Senior concentrates his practice in matters of civil, commercial and business organizational laws generally, with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, banking and financial transactions and foreign investment.
Mr. Senior’s practice has been recognized by several international publications. Chambers & Partners distinguishes Mr. Senior in its 2017 Corporate/Commercial guide, highlighting client feedback such as “he is extremely professional in how he deals with us. He responds in a timely manner, and he strives to understand our needs and seek solutions” and that “he has comprehensive knowledge of the area, and addresses each issue in depth, which we really appreciate.
The IFLR 1000 – Energy & Infrastructure 2017 guide praises that Mr. Senior’s energy and infrastructure practice, noting that client feedback such as “he was always available, he took on a very complex transaction in a unique area of law and showed himself very willing to learn new material in order to apply his advice. He was quite commercial in his approach in addition to providing strict legal advice which was useful.” Likewise, the IFLR 1000 – Financial & Corporate 2016 guide notes that clients specifically recommend Mr. Senior for banking and finance matters.
LatinLawyer 250 – 2016 notes that Mr. Senior is a “high profile figure in the firm” and participates “in some of the country’s biggest deals.” Finally, the Legal 500 – 2016 praises Mr. Senior as a “key name of note” and notes several transactions which he has led.
In his practice, Mr. Senior regularly counsels foreign and domestic clients in mergers and acquisitions, the negotiation of all types of commercial agreements, tax matters, financings, corporate reorganizations as well as tourism and industrial free zones investments. Additionally, Mr. Senior is experienced in the supervision and strategy of dispute resolution matters, with an emphasis on disputes related to foreign investment.
Prior to joining Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández as a partner, Mr. Senior worked for six years as an associate in the New York office of Sidley Austin LLP. Mr. Senior was a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions, Latin America Practice, Private Equity and Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives practice groups.
During his time at Sidley, Mr. Senior’s practice was focused on counseling international firms and investors in mergers and acquisitions in the United States and in Latin America. Mr. Senior also represented financial institutions and sponsors in the organization, operation and investment-related aspects of private equity funds, with a focus on Latin America. He also served as creditor’s counsel in a number of restructuring and distressed transactions in all regions of the world. Finally, he has had experience in capital markets transactions, loan origination transactions and structured finance matters.
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