FRANCISCO PENICHE BEGUERISSE IS A PARTNER IN THE MEXICO CITY OFFICE HEAD OF THE LABOR, EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY PRACTICE.
The practice area led by Mr. Peniche focuses on adding and creating value in the practice of labor and employment law, representing and advising multinational companies in relation to the transformations in the employment market, the best employment compliance practices; negotiation of collective bargaining agreements with local and national unions; creating and operating effective hiring structures; personnel training workshops and manuals regarding health and safety regulations, protocols to prevent discrimination, and investigation of violence, sexual harassment and harassment at the workplace cases; consulting on the implications of labor law compliance in commercial transactions; hiring and termination of personnel; and high level litigation before local and federal authorities.
Mr. Peniche´s legal services have been recognized and recommended by many publications, including, Chambers and Partners Latin America. He has also been consistently recognized as LACCA approved by the Latin America Corporate Counsel Association.
He is a member of the International Bar Association and is a frequent speaker on labor and employment related issues, such as the Open Parliament Forums celebrated in 2020 at Mexico´s Senate and House of Representatives regarding the legislative reform on subcontracting employment, where he presented an exposition on profit-sharing distribution.
Mr. Peniche designed and leaded the restructure process of over 100 global companies in 2021 to comply with the Subcontracting Labor Reform in Mexico, considered to be a major legal change in Mexico, that was at the heart of the public debate in Mexico.
Mr. Peniche is part of our ESG practice, he has a deep understanding of ESG matters, in particular as they relate to employment policies that include diversity standards, and internal compliance with human rights best practices.
He was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He received his law degree (JD) and master’s degree from Universidad Panamericana; he is the tenured professor of the Collective Labor Law class at the same university. He has complementary postgraduate studies at Yale University and Georgetown University.
His native language is Spanish and is fluent in English.