Paula Pérez

Senior Associate|Mexico

Paula, senior associate at Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, is specialized in environmental law with more than thirteen years of experience in that practice. She has a comprehensive vision of environmental, administrative and regulatory matters since she has worked in both, public and private sectors.

Paula has specialized in providing advice on compliance with legal obligations regarding environmental impact, concessions in the Mexican federal maritime land area, water, hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, soil pollution, environmental risk, forestry and land use changes, sanitary and labor health and safety, urban development and other regulatory matters. She has participated in multiple environmental audits for clients related to different industries, such as renewable energy, hydrocarbon, food and beverages producers, forestry and paper, chemistry, real estate and construction, consumer product manufacturing, tobacco, pharmaceutical and tourism, among others.

Likewise, she has experience in litigation and administrative matters before act of Environmental authorities (Federal, State and Local). Paula has particularly worked with the environmental liability system entered into forced with the Federal Law of Environmental Liability.

Professional experience

  • Associate, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., since 2017.
  • Link International de México, 2013 – 2017.
  • Iniciativa para el Desarrollo Ambiental y Sustentable, 2011 – 2013.
  • Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente, 2007 – 2011.


  • Law School, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2002 – 2006.


  • Spanish
  • English