Alejandro R. Avila Diaz Born in Mexico City on April 11, 1968. Professional license: 1698208. Languages: Spanish. Higher education: Bachelor in Law. – Escuela Libre de Derecho (1986-1991). Specialty in Civil and Commercial Law.- Postgraduate Studies Division of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (“UNAM”) (1994). Master’s in Law.- Postgraduate Studies Division of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (1995). Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration.- Technological and Higher Studies Institute of Monterrey, Mexican Arbitration Center and Mexican Bar Association (2007). Special studies: During his career, he has participated in many seminars and specialization courses, especially in topics of Civil law and domestic and international Commercial Arbitration. Academic activities: He has taught the module “The Judgment as a Source of Obligations” of the Postgraduate Course in the Escuela Libre de Derecho since 1995 and to the present date. He has also taught the module “Jurisprudential Case law of Legal Entities” of the Postgraduate Course in the Escuela Libre de Derecho since 2003 and to the present date. He was the professor of the module “Commercial Pledges” of the Postgraduate Course in the Free School of Law from 1999 to 2001. He also taught the module “Power of Attorney, Representation and Mandate” of the Postgraduate Course in the Escuela Libre de Derecho from 2002 to 2003. Professional activities and associations: He has been a partner of Gonzalez de Castilla Abogados, S. C. (now called Gonzalez de Castilla y Avila Abogados, S. C.) since 1993 to the present date. He has been a member of the Mexican Bar Association since 1991. Areas of expertise: His professional practice has basically been focused on: Counsel related to civil, family, contractual and commercial law. His professional practice is fundamentally as a trial lawyer in such fields, including commercial arbitration.

aleavila@gdecastilla.com.mx

Alejandro believes that: “Law is practiced by thinking on and solving problems with justice and efficacy”.