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Alejandra Rivas


Alejandra has focused her practice on corporate law and financial matters. Her prior experience conducting tax and administrative litigation has allowed her to develop valuable knowledge concerning taxation, contractual law, customs and administrative proceedings, constitutional law and corporate counseling, among other legal subjects.

Before joining Cuesta Campos, she was engaged abroad as an international business representative and advisor within the framework of a governmental program launched by Mexico’s Ministry of Economics, providing counseling on international trade operations and foreign investment matters.

Formerly, Alejandra worked for over 7 years at a prestigious law firm in Guadalajara, specialized in tax and administrative litigation, where she took part in several relevant cases as responsible of conducting the legal defense against multiple acts and rulings issued by tax authorities, as well as by other authorities of the Federal and Local Public Administration.

Representative Matters
  1. Successfully conducted the Amparo Proceeding and the Revision Appeal that lead to the issuance of the Supreme Court’s ruling 1a. CCCXL/2014 (10a.), through which it was determined that general regulations can be contested even when applied by particular individuals or particular entities, clearing up that an act of authority is not legally required for that purpose.
  2. Successfully conducted the legal defense that lead to the achievement of a significant Value Added Tax refund in favour of an important farming cooperatives union in Jalisco.

Tecnológico de Monterrey (Guadalajara Campus)

Law Degree, 2009

Universidad de Guadalajara

Masters in Taxation Program, 2012

Sciences Po Lille, France

International Program on Economics and Finance, 2008