Camilo Weichsel

Staff Lawyer

Camilo is a Mexican-qualified lawyer.  He holds a law degree from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico (Summa cum laude), where he was awarded the “XXVII Premio de Investigación Ex ITAM” prize for the best undergraduate thesis and worked as a research assistant to PhD Ana Micaela Alterio.  He also holds an LLM with specialization in international law from the University of Cambridge (first class).

Prior to joining Volterra Fietta, Camilo worked as a judicial clerk assistant to Justice Alfredo Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena in the Mexican Supreme Court.  He participated in the drafting of the landmark ruling which mandated the Mexican Congress to unify all civil procedural codes in Mexico, and was part of the team that helped Justice Gutiérrez prepare his opinion in the 2021 case where the Court ruled that criminalizing abortion was unconstitutional.

Before the Court, Camilo worked as a litigation lawyer in a boutique law firm in Mexico City.  His experience includes complex commercial litigation, pro bono human rights cases and international commercial arbitration related to the construction industry.

Education

LL.M in International Law, University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Laws, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Languages

Spanish and English

Bar admissions

Mexico