Gastón Hinojosa

Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1039


Phone:+52 (55) 5258-1039

  • Practices
  • Industry Groups
  • Education & Experience
    • Preparation Course for the Certification in Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.
    • Certification in the prevention of operations involving illegally-sourced funds and terrorism financing, Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores, Mexico City.
    • Diploma in Anti-corruption, International Chamber of Commerce Mexico City.
    • Law Degree (J.D.), summa cum laude, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City.
  • Affiliations & Academic Activities
    • Award for the best professional thesis 2021-2022, Escuela Libre de Derecho.
    • Oralist representing Escuela Libre de Derecho, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, 2021.
    • President of the Assembly of Representatives of Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2019-2020.
    • Oralist representing Escuela Libre de Derecho, with honors, UP-ICC México Moot, 2019.
    • Guest lecturer of Financial Law and Civil and Commercial Procedural Law at Escuela Libre de Derecho, since 2022.
    • Gastón has been invited by Escuela Libre de Derecho for two consecutive years to tutor incoming students.
  • Recognitions
    • Award for the best thesis of the 2021 and 2022 school cycles (thesis titled “Proposal for Qui Tam Regulation in the Mexican Anti-Corruption Regime"), received all four honorable mentions in his professional examination at Escuela Libre de Derecho: honorable mention for thesis, practical case, professional examination, and academic excellence.
  • Languages
    • Spanish and English.
  • Gastón is an associate at Von Wobeser y Sierra. He has more than six years of experience in dispute resolution.

    Gastón has experience in arbitral, judicial, and administrative proceedings, in which he has successfully participated from the construction of the strategy up to obtaining the final judgment, being a key piece in the corresponding hearings. Additionally, Gastón has advised domestic and foreign clients in various negotiations and transactions related to several sectors.

    Specifically, he has provided advice in arbitrations (domestic and foreign, commercial and investment), in litigation in civil, commercial, and administrative matters, and in non-contentious administrative proceedings of high complexity.

    The primary sectors of the clients whom Gastón has advised include business, healthcare, consumer goods, real estate, entertainment, energy, and natural resources.

    Likewise, Gastón is part of the Compliance & Anti-Corruption Department, within which he has participated in some of the most complex investigations in Mexico on the subject.

    Gastón teaches at Escuela Libre de Derecho and has participated in multiple academic forums with various topics in the field of internal investigations and anti-corruption. In 2022, Gastón obtained the certification in anti-money laundering and terrorism financing issued by the National Banking and Securities Commission.

    Gastón graduated summa cum laude from Escuela Libre de Derecho (honorable mention for thesis, practical case, professional examination, and academic excellence) and won the award for the best thesis of the 2021-2022 school year.