F rancisco Peniche Beguerisse


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.

He’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 where he has been a speaker at international forums addressing relevant topics regarding international individual and collective labor matters.

He is a frequent speaker a range of topics regarding labor law in Mexico 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 participated with the exposition “Participación de los Trabajadores en las Utilidades de la Empresa: origen, evolución y retos” (Workers’ Profit Sharing: origin, evolution, and challenges). In 2023 he participated as a speaker in the open forum “Reducción de la Jornada Laboral” (Drawdown in work hours) organized by Mexico’s House of Representatives.

He is coordinator at the Labor Committee of the Asociación de Abogados de Empresa ANADE (Association of Corporate Lawyers).

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 is head professor of the Collective Law course at Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City.

He was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He received his law degree (JD) and master’s degree from Universidad Panamericana; he has complementary postgraduate studies from Yale University and Georgetown University.

His native language is Spanish and is fluent in English.