Santiago Marván Urquiza

Tel. +52 55 5340 6840

Santiago Marván is a senior partner of Marván, González Graf y González Larrazolo, a leading Labour & Employment law firm in Mexico with offices in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Michoacán. His practice focuses both on transactional work, labour consulting and dispute resolution. He is head counsel for blue-chip corporate clients and prominent financial institutions. He is also a preferred partner for market-leading corporate law firms in Mexico City, whom he frequently advises on the labour aspects of high-end M&A and corporate restructurings.

Mr Marvan has over 30 years of experience advising companies on their most complex and challenging labour law issues, particularly in the Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing and the Retail and Consumer Goods sectors.

He graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana, and obtained a LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He also concluded the Executive Management Program at IPADE Business School. He lectured at ITAM as Professor of the Collective Bargaining module of the Employment Law and Social Security postgraduate course (1996-1997).

Mr Marván is widely recognized as one of the most accomplished labour & employment lawyers in Mexico. He is listed as ‘Leading Lawyer’ by Legal500, that ranks the firm in Band 1: “[MGGL is] a top-quality boutique that provides a ‘good, professional, fast and accurate’ service”. His consistently receives outstanding client feedback. Chambers & Partners recently stated: “Clients commend him for providing ‘a spectacular client service’, adding that ‘he is a technical lawyer with a lot of training and great client service”. He is recognized by BestLawyers as one of the best lawyers in Mexico for work in
Labor and Employment Law.

He is an active member of the Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados and frequently writes and speaks on employment law topics.