Antonio Borja Charles

Antonio Borja Charles

Partner – Energy, Galicia Abogados

Antonio Borja Charles is Partner of Galicia Abogados, S.C. since 2011. He is an attorney specialized in matters related to the financing and development of projects in the energy sector (oil, gas and petrochemicals), in general infrastructure, such as roads, ports and airports, among many others as well as in government contracting. Moreover, Mr. Borja has broad experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and debt restructuring and general corporate matters.

More recently, Mr. Borja has been active in the bidding process of Round One launched by the National Hydrocarbons Commission since December 2014 and prior to that in the bidding processes launched by Pemex for the incentivized exploration and production contracts. Additionally, he has co-authored many articles regarding the Oil and Gas industries in Mexico for Latin Lawyer and taught courses in energy law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho, Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados and other institutions. Mr. Borja is a frequent lecturer on a variety of energy and infrastructure topics around Mexico, in the US and Brazil.


Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico City, Mexico)
Law Degree

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)
Master of Laws

International Experience

Sherman and Sterling, LLP (New York, United States of America)
Foreign Associate


English, Spanish


  • Recognized as Tier 1 Lawyer in Project Finance by the publication IFLR 1000 (2015).
  • Recognized as Tier 1 Lawyer in Energy and Natural Resources and Projects by the publication The Legal 500 (2014).

Practice Areas

Infrastructure, Energy, Oil & Gas, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Antonio Borja Charles will be speaking on the UPSTREAM & MIDSTREAM FINANCING AND CAPITAL RAISING IN MEXICO – LOCAL, INTERNATIONAL & ALTERNATIVE METHODS panel at the 2020 Mexico Energy Assembly.

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