Habib Díaz Noriega has extensive experience in dispute resolution
concerning several areas of law (i.e. constitutional, amparo,
bankruptcy, IP, civil, commercial, family and administrative matters).
He is a well known amparo expert (constitutional review process) and
has also represented foreign companies in different industries against
the Mexican Federal government concerning government contracts
before the courts in Mexico.
Habib is familiar with the US court system due to his continuous
involvement as legal advisor or expert witness (i.e. forum-non-
conveniens, long arm statute, discovery, e-discovery, depositions,
affidavits, declaration before court, etc).
Mr. Díaz Noriega has represented individuals in family law
controversies comprising divorce, alimony, relocation of minors,
physical custody, international child abduction, wrongful retention of
minors, domestic abuse, mirroring foreign rulings, recognition of
parentage, marital agreements, spousal indemnification, parental
rights, among others.
Representative recent cases
- Legal advisor in several family law matters in domestic and cross-
border litigation cases held before courts in Mexico involving mostly
physical custody, recognition of parentage, alimony problems between
Mexican citizens, foreigners, foreigners and Mexican citizens.
- He has been successful in international child abduction in compliance
with the child's best interest.
- Co-counseled with Alfonso Sepúlveda a number of US Law Firms in
various product liability cases initiated before the US courts against US
companies due to car accidents occurred all over Mexico in which the
petitioners claimed a millionaire figure.
- Co-counseled with Alfonso Sepúlveda well reputed US Law Firms to
prepare the defense of several US Oil Companies to oppose to all
Mexican government entity claims.
HABIB DÍAZ NORIEGA
- Assisted a foreign financial entity to gain leverage before its debtor in
order to renegotiate a $15.5 million dollars outstanding amount and
obtain payment. Nowadays, such debt was paid in full by debtor.
- Provided his testimony before a federal court in connection with the
Mexican Law System.
Mr. Díaz Noriega co-counseled with Alfonso Sepúlveda some foreign
financial entities which were facing a $60 million dollars claim brought
before the Mexican Federal courts by the Mexican government as to a
distressed assets management agreement. Due to his participation in
that case, the above mentioned entities reached a settlement agreement
for a substantial lower sum.
Effectively provided appropriate legal advice in a bankruptcy procedure
for a Mexican financial in order to obtain a better position from the
other creditors to collect a $6 million dollar amount derived from a loan
Represented a company in the field of energy in an amparo proceeding
(constitutional review process) initiated to have a lower court order
reversed. Accordingly such private company was awarded with an
amount of $10 million dollars.
Assisted a foreign financial entity to obtain some leverage in order to
renegotiate a $15.5 million dollars outstanding amount and obtain
payment. Nowadays, such debt was paid in full by debtor.
Leading counsel for a transportation company in a complaint filed
asserting a declaratory judgement so as for that entity to not be subject
to any liability regarding a claim brought by a person alleging
copyrights and neighboring rights. The end result of that proceeding
was that the courts (trial court, appellate court and amparo court)
considered that the above referred company was not liable and then
free to exploit its concession for public transportation. Acted as a clerk
for an arbitrator as to a case in which the petitioner requested the
termination of a master franchise agreement (a worldwide trademark
was involved). His participation purpose was to ensure that all
arbitration orders were issued in compliance with the Mexican public
policy and according to human rights.
Has accurately provided expert witness opinions to the US courts and
has been deposed by UK courts, in both cases in regards to family
matters. Has also appeared before federal courts in order to give his
testimony on Mexican law.
Habib received his JD (Título of Abogado) from the Escuela Libre de
Derecho in Mexico City in 2004.
Substitute Law Professor at Escuela Libre de Derecho since 2010.
Law Professor of Human Rights at Universidad Anáhuac del Norte since
-Member, Mexican Bar Association (Barra Mexicana, Colegio de
Abogados,S.C.); currently vice coordinator of the Commission for
Constitutional Law, Human Rights and Amparo matters.
- "Product Recall," Getting the Deal Through, 2012 and 2013 (co-author
with Alfonso Sepúlveda).
- "Jurisdictional Comparisons/Family Law," European Lawyer, 2013 (co-
author with Alfonso Sepúlveda).
- Speaker at the Mexican Bar Association and the National Association
of Attorneys for Business (Asociación Nacional de Abogados de
Empresa, Colegio de Abogados, S.C.) in connection with the
enforcement of IP rights (i.e. patents) concerning government contracts
by means of an indemnification.
- Speaker at the Mexican Bar Association regarding stay orders in
amparo proceedings (constitutional review process).
- Speaker at the Mexican Federal Court for Government Labor Matters
to explain the amparo proceeding presided by the District Courts and
amparo procedure online.
Best Lawyers international award in 2014.
Best Lawyers international award in 2015.
Best Lawyers international award in 2016.
Best Lawyers international award in 2017.