Sara Gutiérrez. Is counsel in the Mexico City office. Her parctice focuses on Antitrust and Compliance.
Sara focuses her practice on investigation proceedings arising from anticompetitive behavior and other violations to the Federal Economic Competition Law, leading teams in strategies on administrative and judicial proceedings. She has participated in many landmark cases that have paved the way for how antitrust provisions are interpreted and applied in Mexico. Also, her experience in litigation provides a unique perspective in terms of preventive advise, including the implementation of commercial practices in accordance with the Law, and the development of internal compliance programs and other matters. She joined Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. in 2018 after more than 18 years of experience of being in private practice. Sara has been recognized as a leading practitioner by specialized publications and rankings, including Legal 500 (Rising Star 2020), Chambers & Partners Latin America (Up and Coming) and Best Lawyers (Administrative Law-Competition and Antitrust Law). She is a non-governmental advisor for the Mexican Authority at the International Competition Network. She has also been recognized by the Competition Authority for her investigation work “The Barriers to competition regime in Mexico: A complementary competition tool to achieve economic welfare” and has contributed to many antitrust related publications, most recently: “Public Competition Enforcement – Chapter Mexico” published by The Law Reviews (11, 12 and upcoming 13 editions), “Price Controls and Competition Law during COVID-19 in Latin America” and “Competition Law in Latin America: A practical Guide” published by Wolters Kluwer.