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Mexican Attorneys & Consultants

Having the right team of Mexican attorneys and advisors at your side and available to you, seriously increases your odds of a successful outcome.
Whether you are starting a new development, dealing with tax or legal issues of an existing business or trying to resolve a problem, our team of Mexican attorneys has the experience and knowledge in Mexico to understand the issues, present you with your options and follow through with the necessary services to get the business done. We provide a wide and comprehensive range of services and a staff of diverse specialists ready to assist you in your business ventures in Mexico.

Connell & Associates understands what it means to be truly bilingual and bicultural in dealings with foreign clients in Mexico.

It is our endeavor to offer our clients both the sophistication and professional expertise they are accustomed to in the United States and elsewhere, while maintaining a level of personal attention, cost efficiency and follow through that is often ignored by larger law firms.

How we can help you?

We believe that with our special attributes, we can offer you the type of legal security and comfort that you want and need to be successful in your activities in Mexico.

CORPORATE LAWForeign Investement

Understanding the restrictions that exist on foreign investment is paramount in deciding whether or not to open up your business in Mexico.

CORPORATE LAWFederal Zone Concessions and Lands Gained from the Sea

If you have land that borders on a federal zone (beaches, rivers, lakes, creeks, highways or lagoon) you need to be aware of your rights and obligations to use that land.

REAL ESTATEReal Estate & Development Law

Our firm has extensive experience in dealing with both national and foreign investors in the Real Estate and Development in Mexico.


We offer full range of corporate law services including setting up corporations, partnerships, non profit and charitable organizations, mergers, spin-offs...

I couldn’t have done Mexico without David! He has helped with all aspects of both my properties and it’s been a pleasure to work with him.

Betsey Johnson

The law firm of David Connell & Associates has made my real estate investments, employee staffing, FM3 issues, obtaining clear title, and real estate understandable and doable…

Mary Hillabrand

I have used the legal services of David Connell and Associates for many years in all my real estate as well as legal affairs related to my businesses in Mexico. I have recommended them to many others…

Ciprian Joe LoGiudice

We have relied on Connell and Associates many times for their expertise in Mexican real estate. They have personalized service and their knowledge of Mexican law has made us feel at ease…

Tere Kimball

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What to know before buying that dream vacation home in another country – The Washington Post
June 14, 2019
What to know before buying that dream vacation home in another country – The Washington Post
The price may be low. But you'll have to navigate unfamiliar laws and financial systems — to say nothing of normal homeowner issues — from hundreds or thousands of miles away. - An article writed by Sara Clemence from The Washington Post
Escrow In Mexico – A General Overview and Common Questions
March 21, 2019
Escrow In Mexico – A General Overview and Common Questions
Put simply, escrow is used to make sure the funds of a real estate transaction change hands at the moment of a closing. That is not the legal definition of escrow, but it is the underlying reason to use escrow. If you are a buyer, you want your funds in the seller’s account only once the deal closes – not before. If you are a seller, you want your money when the deal closes, not later. An escrow company is the neutral entity that holds the funds until the closing is completed and disburses the funds...
Buying Property in Mexico’s Restricted Zone
July 5, 2017
Buying Property in Mexico’s Restricted Zone
The restricted zone, according to Article 27 of the Mexican Constitution, is all land located within 100 kilometers of any national border and within 50 kilometers of any ocean. Article 27 of the Constitution states that no foreigner will be allowed to acquire direct title to land within the restricted zone.
Now That I Have Bought Property in Mexico, What Do I Have to Do to Keep Everything Current?
July 5, 2017
Now That I Have Bought Property in Mexico, What Do I Have to Do to Keep Everything Current?
For a foreigner, buying property in Mexico is a new and different experience. Most foreigners spend time researching the procedure of buying property, setting up a trust or a corporation and becoming familiar with the different permits and costs required to close on a property transaction in Mexico.

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