César Díaz Sacal

Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow
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César Díaz Sacal



For more than four years, Cesar Díaz-Sacal has focused his legal practice on the electricity, oil and gas industries, and has broad experience in the administrative law, regulatory, corporate, finance, tax, project finance, as well as dispute practices.

César has a deep understanding on the energy field due to his participation in the legal group that implemented the Electricity Reform, Unbundling of Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and the design of the Mexican Wholesale Electricity Market.

In this regard, he has advised domestic and foreign clients on all kind of projects related to the new electricity framework, including advice on the participation in the Wholesale Electricity Market, electric auctions, among others.

Cesar has participated in solar, wind, geothermal and conventional projects. He has helped his clients to achieve the designing, construction, operation and to obtain loans and credits to their electricity projects, as well as helping with the legal documents that allow the purchase and sale of the products from those projects, such as Electricity Coverage Contracts and Electricity Supply Agreements.

Further, he has focused his practice to oil and gas matters, highlighting his participation in the first bids for the private sector, known as “Round One”, as well as various bids for gas transportation called by CFE.

Likewise, Cesar has broad experience in dispute matters related to the energy sector. He has advised various clients in many procedures carried out before the governmental authorities, such as claims under bidding procedures, appeals, nullity claims and amparo procedures, as well as commercial lawsuits and arbitrations regarding torts in the electricity sector.

Cesar is currently an associate at Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow, S.C., where he collaborates mainly in the Electricity and Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Electricity Markets, Power Projects and Energy Disputes practices.

Cesar Díaz

Tel: +52 (55) 2623.0552 Ext. 2261
E-mail: cdiaz@wll.com.mx