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Partner- Tax, Corporate & Litigation

- India

LL.B, CPA (Fellow), Grad ICWA, Insolvency Professional.Over two decade of experience in domestic and international tax, regulatory and litigation. Business advisor and tax litigator. Ex KPMG, Schlumberger, BMR and EY. Served industries across Defence, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Automotive, Consumer durable, Retail, Software, Life Science, EPC, etc. Plays squash and hands-on in Snooker & badminton.

Founding Partner

- Mexico

Specialized legal experience in planning and executing strategies to prevent and solve disputes in Mexico and in International Private Law. Litigation of complex and high-profile disputes both judicial and by alternative means of dispute resolution. We understand the implications that misconduct can bring to corporations pursuant to the FCPA and UK's Bribery Act.Our managing partner, Esteban Maqueo Barnetche, has acquired broad experience for his participation and direction in hundreds of disputes resolutions over twenty-two years of working in the legal industry. Since its inception he has been head counsel in national and international litigations for and against individuals and public and private entities, some of the “Fortune 100”, obtaining successful results for his clients. In 2002, Maqueo Barnetche established Maqueo Abogados, S.C. as senior and managing partner and in 2015 he extended his practice by founding Maqueo Barnetche, Aguilar y Camarena, S.C. with his new partners.Maqueo’s experience make him an expert in strategic planning of actions and defenses in complex litigations and commercial arbitrations. Maqueo serves as director and coordinator of several teams of lawyers and law firms specialized in various areas of the law and nationalities to bring success to the firm’s clients with experience, creativity, tenacity and acuity.

Commercial & IP Partner with Global Experience

- United Kingdom

Main aims:  Working collaboratively with your clients to help them achieve their aims, in good time and within budget.  Keeping solutions as simple as possible (but not simpler).  Client Experience (admitted 2005): Private Practice (Commercial & IP) In-House (Digital Retail Integration) Fees agreed in advance, including fixed/capped fees, preferential hourly rates, and timescales to suit your client's needs. Provision of in-house counsel services (provided on-site as well as remotely) for short-term projects.

Senior Associate

- Italy

Cristina is a senior associate of Gitti and Partners Law Firm, based in Milan, and gained wide experience by assisting Italian and International private equity funds and corporate clients on Italian and cross border M&A transactions, joint ventures and transfer of business, negotiation of commercial agreements as well as corporate day-by-day support, in particular in goods and retails, food, media, healthcare, automotive and technology sectors.

Partner and Co-founder

- India

Partner of A&P Partners, founded in 2016 which is based in Mumbai, India recognised as a 'Boutique Law Firm' and 'Rising Law firm of India by Asian Legal Business 2019 and 2020. A&P Partners has also been recognised as Top 5 Startup Law Firm in India by Idex Legal Awards. For more information, you can check my linkedin profile at: more information about A&P Partners, you can refer to the firm page on Linkedin at  or website at

Corporate lawyer

- United Kingdom

An experienced lawyer specialising in the areas of corporate and commercial laws, mergers and acquisitions and funds practice. I have a good deal of experience in advising limited companies and funds in M&A and private equity transactions as well as general corporate advisory work. I also advise clients on cryptocurrency and Blockchain structuring and advisory matters. 


- Nigeria

Aderonke Alex-Adedipe has been in active legal practice for over a decade. She has extensive experience advising local and foreign financial institutions on project finance transactions, which cut across various sectors. She also advises local and foreign investors on the Nigerian business environment- regulatory requirements, business formation, corporate structures, investment incentives, immigration, local content requirements and general corporate commercial transactions. She has acted in conjunction with both indigenous and international law firms in advising on several commercial transactions. Aderonke has co-authored the Nigerian chapter for several notable international publications on Acquisition Finance and Commercial Law, including Getting the Deal Through. She also contributed to the text on Banking, Theory, Regulation and Law Practice which was edited by Dr. Dapo Olanipekun. Aderonke was recently recognised by IFLR 1000, a guide to the world’s leading financial law firms, as a Highly Regarded Lawyer in the Project Finance, Oil and Gas and Real Estate sectors. Aderonke was also recognised by the Esquire Nigerian Legal Awards as one of the 40 outstanding lawyers under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves and are clearly setting new standards in the legal sector. She was previously a Partner at Strachan Partners where she was in charge of the firm’s Transactions department. Aderonke holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Obafemi Awolowo University and a Master of Laws degree from George Washington University. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association.

Managing Partner

- Portugal

Tiago Reis Nobre is one of Inventa International Managing Partners, and one of the responsible for the company’s recent development and recognition as a prestigious Intellectual Property (IP) consultant, in Portugal and abroad. Tiago is in charge for Inventa International activities in Portugal and Portuguese speaking markets, providing the necessary tactical support to the team.Alongside with his management role, Tiago has a valuable experience as Trademark & Patent Attorney. This experience gives him deep knowledge concerning IP, which enables him to determine and recommend on the best approaches to defend all IP interests.This experience has given him an overview of different IP strategies, allowing to establish insightful and flexible tactical approaches to safeguard and explore all IP Interests, in a wide range of business areas.Tiago Reis Nobre is also an active member of several recognized IP associations, and participates in a wide number of events that allow him to keep up with the latest developments in all IP matters, including IP protection, strategy and enforcement.

Attorney, Founding Partner

- United States


- Spain

Corporate: M&A, Contract Law, Joint Ventures, Private Equity, Corporate Governance and Familiy Business.Real Estate: Advise on mid-large real estate investments by private equity and Family Offices (development, hospitality).IT: Technology based Start-ups, Technlogy Transfer, Computer Law & Internet, Information Security, Outsourcing ITO/AM, e-commerce, Telecoms Law. 

L.LM. in Corporate Law

- Brazil

I'm a lawyer. Graduated in Law at PUC/PR. L.LM (Master in Laws) in Applied Business Law at FIEP. Masters Degree Student in Business Law at FGV/SP. Graduating in Accounting Sciences from FIPECAFI. My professional practice can be summarized, in general, in corporate law; contractual and corporate arrangements; tax, estate and succession planning; private international law; tailoring contracts; civil and tax litigation; and helping foreing companies to enter in Brasil.

Managing Partner

- Kenya

I am the Managing Partner of Menezes & Partners Advocates.  I was admitted to the Roll of Advocates in Kenya, that is, the Bar on the 8th day of May 2008. I attained her Dual Honours LLB Degree in Law and Business Administration from Keele University in the United Kingdom. As the Managing Partner, I oversee all of the firms Areas of Practice.  Highlights of Matters Handled:  I Prosecuted a claim in an Arbitration Construction Dispute where an award of Kshs. 86,508,276.21 plus costs and interest at commercial bank rates was given . In 2013, I was part of the defence team for the Member of Parliament for the Othaya Constituency whose election was challenged through an Election Petition. The Election Petition was dismissed with costs.  I successfully defended the Registered owners of a property in a Constitutional Petition Case involving unlawful evictions in the context of the constitutional right to housing, sanitation, health, water as well as right to human dignity. The judgment delivered is now the landmark and authoritative precedent on how evictions are to be conducted in Kenya. I have acted for a client in a Sale transaction involving the sale of a property valued at Kshs. 255,000,000/=  I continue to undertake Realization of securities, Preparation of Debentures, Preparation and registration of charges, General conveyance work and Debt Collection for the firm’s vast client base.I have passion for the law, indefatigable work ethic, forthrightness, ingenuity and exemplary client service that has ensured that Menezes & Partners Advocates continues to grow and curve a niche for itself as an up and coming law firm of choice for many clients within and outside the Kenyan Borders  


- Mexico

Francisco Capetillo Traeger – [email protected] / PATENTS –  MEXICO  (& Latinamerica) I initiated my practice in Intellectual Property back in 1992, practicing in the largest and most recognized firms, where I acquired experience and escalated to leading positions in some of the most important intellectual property firms in Mexico. I joined the Iberbrand team in 2016 as senior partner. By joining the Iberbrand team, I bring with me over 25 years of experience in every field of Intellectual Property, including but not limited to trademark searches and trademark advice, filing and prosecution matters, licensing and assignment of trademarks, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and trademark litigation, infringement actions and enforcement, domain name litigation, and patents.  I represent big-name clients in the automotive, insurance and technological fields and manage portfolios for large and important companies. I have been involved and successfully settled complicated and delicate litigations on behalf of my clients.  Not only I managed and prevailed in serious litigations but has also dealt with and recovered key domain names in procedures before WIPO.  Within the International Trademark Association (INTA) and Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) I have served on a number of committees related to trademarks and domain names. I have written several articles for various international journals on the matter such as Managing Intellectual Property.  LEGAL 500 recommends me in the field of IP as a valued member of the IP team who looks after big-name clients. My formality as well as my quick responsiveness makes me a remarkable attorney and negotiator.  I am a family man and love riding my bicycle in his spare time, both road and mountain. I also love progressive, alternative and classical music and enjoy nature.AREAS OF PRACTICE Intellectual PropertyTrademark and Patent Prosecution and ConsultingTrademark and Patent Litigation and EnforcementForeign prosecution and LitigationDue diligence (audits)Franchising and LicensingDeclarations of Fame and Notoriety EDUCATION LL.B. Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City MEMBERSHIP International Trademark Association (INTA)Association Internationale pour la Protection de laPropriétè Intellectuelle (AIPPI) LANGUAGES English and Spanish


- Germany

Guido Aßhoff, LL.M.Rechtsanwalt since 2005Fachanwalt für IT-Recht & Fachanwalt für gewerblichen RechtsschutzSpecialist in data protection, IT-Contracts, e-commerce, litigation, domains & trademarks as well as unfair competition. Practice and professional experienceGuido qualified as Rechtsanwalt in 2005 and additionally as bar certified specialist for it-law as well as intellectual property law. After being awarded a LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law in 2004 he started his career in a telecommunication law boutique mainly focusing on telecommunication & outsourcing providers. After that he moved on to Intellectual Property Law Boutiques (2006 – 2011), where Guido handled large trademark portfolios, and complex IP-Litigation as well as Technology Transfers in the field of IT. From 2011 on he worked as an independent Rechtsanwalt and Of Counsel for different law firms emphasizing on legal advice at the interface of IP, IT and data protection law. Guido is experienced in all aspects of data protection, drafting of IT and Media Contracts, complex litigation as well as domain, trademark and unfair competition usually with a strong emphasis on technology. A special focus is advising clients in complex GDPR projects such as establishing data protection management systems, concept of deletion, data transfer. Furthermore he assists Privacy Officers and provides managed services to them and companies. Guido gives lectures and presentations at various professional seminars such as the Cologne Chamber of Commerce, TÜV Academy, University of Applied Science Rosenheim. Furthermore he is member of, ITechLaw, GRUR (German Association for Intellectual Property Law; founding member of the Data Law Committee), DGRI. Guido was awarded as IT and Communications Lawyer of 2018 by Fintech Monthly, Industrial Property Rights Lawyer of 2018 and Top 100 Lawyers Germany 2018 for IT-Law by Lawyers Monthly. Qualifications- Rechtsanwalt (DE)- Bar Certified Specialist for Information Technology Law- Bar Certified Specialist for Intellectual Property Law- Certified Internal & External Data Protection Officer (TÜV)- Data Protection Auditor Memberships- International Trademark Association (INTA) Member of the Internet Committee- International Technology Law Association (ITECHLAW) Member of the Data Protection and IP Committee- GRUR (Deutsche Vereinigung für gew. Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht) Fachausschuß Recht der Daten- DGRI (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Recht und Informatik)


- Hong Kong

Kuang-Hwee is the founder of TAN & Co., Solicitors, a litigation boutique law firm based in Hong Kong SAR. He has more than 25 years of experience in dispute resolution work. His litigation practice covers various areas including corporate and commercial disputes, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitration awards, assets tracing, regulatory investigations by the Securities and Futures Commission, construction and engineering disputes, banking, insurance, intellectual property, insolvency, judicial review, defamation, employment and property related disputes. Many of the cases handled by him are reported in Hong Kong judiciary website.Kuang-Hwee obtained his law degree in England in 1989 and trained as a solicitor in London. After admitted as a solicitor in England in 1992, he practised in Singapore and Malaysia from 1993 to 1998. He has been in practice in Hong Kong since 1998.   His firm has strategic alliances with various law firms mainly in China and in other Asia Pacific cities. The firm can provide a gateway to clients who need legal services in the Asian region.            For more information about his firm, please visit his website at     

Frequently Asked Questions

There’s no catch. NEXL helps lawyers generate new clients and do business globally by making it easy to grow and manage their referral network.

NEXL is free to join and use as a basic user, with premium network-building tools available on a subscription basis. Be sure to check out our Pricing page for more details.

As a free user NEXl will match you with a limited number of referral partners, based on your mutual interest to meet one another, based on your practice area and the type of referrals you’re looking for.

As a premium user, you get unlimited matches and are prioritized over free users to make sure you meet more of the right people.

Using technology, NEXL will help you build your referral networking by making it easy to be

(1) found in search by other partners

(2) rank for certain practice areas/jurisdictions and

(3) connect with partners who you’re looking for and who are also looking to partner with you.

Today most lawyers have contacts spread out across social media, business cards, e-mail and networking events.

NEXL’s Contact Manager is a next-generation rolodex that helps lawyers manage all their contacts, making it easy for you to see all your contacts in one place and stay in connected to them all with reminders, notes and a complete event breakdown of all your interactions.

Yes. While NEXL is a lawyer-to-lawyer community and each individual get their own directory listing, NEXL also allows firms to start and manage their own firms company page, as well. 

The lite (free) plan is very powerful and gives users full functionality – directory listing, community engagement, messaging and the ability to send and receive referrals.

The main difference between the free and paid plans is in the # of contacts your able to mange using our Contact Management software (“My Contacts”) and you’re ability to rank higher in search and stand out to other partners.

No. NEXL is not a referral company nor do we have any monetary interest in referral sent on and through the community. 

Our community member share everything from personal content about their practice up to events and promotional materials that help them stand out to others. The only limit is your creativity and what you believe will add value.

Similar to signing up for any other professional network you’re probably familiar with, getting started is simply a matter of entering your work email. However, if you have any further questions you can reach us at [email protected]

Read more about how NEXL keeps your data safe and available.

Started in early 2019, NEXL officially launched in mid-2019 with offices in Sydney Australia and New York City.

In a little more than a year, our community of law firms and users has grown to over +3,500 law firms in over 130 countries, making over 25,000 matches between firms receiving investment for venture funds, law firms and bringing on world-class lawyer and advisors, like Stephen Revell.

If you’re looking to create better referral relationships, be found by more partners and grow your network using technology, not your time and personal effort – then NEXL is for you.

Today, NEXL is one of the fastest growing legal communities in the world with over +3,500 law firms, most independent, in over in 130 countries and growing every day.

Today most lawyers use in-person networking, LinkedIn, associations or law firm networks to grow their network. Unlike these options that are both very general and take a lot of time and effort to find the right partners, NEXL is targeted to the legal industry making it easier to find and meet better partners, while also helping you stay top of mind with them.

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