Victor Cruzo

Victor Cruzo

Victor Cruzo

Special Counsel at SRE | Mexico

VICTOR CORZO, Ph.D.,
currently serves as Special Counsel to the Legal Advisor Office of
Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on complex issues in International Law and International
Disputes.
Doctor Corzo is a career diplomat and expert in international law. He has been Head of the Legal
Affairs and Consular Assistance at the Consulate General of Mexico in San Antonio, Texas, and
Deputy Consul General in the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego, California. He has
held different positions in the Mexican government, such as Head of International Legal
Assistance at the Attorney General’s Office; Head of International Law at the Legal Adviser’s
Office; and Legal Advisor to the Undersecretary for North American Affairs, at the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs.
Prior to serving in the Mexican government, he collaborated at the International Criminal Court
(ICC), at The Hague, initially at the Legal Advisory Section of the Prosecutor’s Office; later he
joined the legal team of Judge Neroni Slade, Judge of the Pre-Trial Chamber; and finally, he
assisted the Vice-president, Judge Elizabeth Odio Benito. Additionally, Doctor Corzo assisted the
United States Delegate to the Special Commission of The Hague Conference on Private
International Law.
Doctor Corzo has a vast academic background: he has published several specialized law articles
and books focusing on foreign affairs, international relations, and international law; and he has
lectured in various universities in Mexico and international conferences.