Partners and Associates

 
   

Degree obtained from Central University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence and Attorney of the Courts and Tribunals of the Republic (year 1987)

Independent professional practice; former attorney, university professor:  lecturer of labor legislation at the Instituto Superior de Diseño Industrial y Gráfico Metropolitano (Superior Metropolitan Institute of Industrial and Graphic Design) (1987 - 1992), professor of Civil Code and Civil Practice at the School of Law, Political and Social Science of Central University of Ecuador from 1992 to 2002; Legal Director of the Quito Chamber of Commerce 2012-2013.

Areas of Practice:
Civil Law, immigration law, corporative and labor law.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Central University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence and Attorney of the Courts and Tribunals of the Republic. (2000).  Completed several specialization courses abroad.  Independent professional practice.  Consultant and legal representative of domestic and foreign companies.

Areas of Practice:
Public procurement, banking law, insurance, and international negotiations.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Catholic University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence, Attorney of the Republic and Bachelor of Law (1999).  Master of International Commercial Law (2000) from the University of Nottingham in England.  Completed several specialization courses and seminars, both in the country and abroad. 

Independent professional practice, member of the Ecuadorian Tax Law Institute, and Vice-president of that institute from 2011 up to the present time.  Alternate delegate of the Internal Revenue Service Board for the Production Chambers Federation from 2005 to 2011.

Areas of Practice:
Domestic and international tax law.  Experience in tax advisory, tax planning, legal sponsorship, and international business, among other areas.  

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Catholic University of Ecuador, Attorney and Doctor of Laws (year 1999).  University of Glasgow and University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom, Master in Business Law (LLM), 1999 – 2000.  Ruprecht- Karls- Universität Heidelberg, Germany, Master of laws (LLM) with emphasis in international sale of goods, international finance law and competition law, 2000- 2001.

Attorney in independent practice, advisor of the Petroleum Contract Division of Petroecuador in 2002.  Secretary of the Arbitration Center of the Quito Chamber of Commerce.

Areas of Practice:
Antitrust law; corporate law; public and private procurement; petroleum law; industrial property; commercial arbitration.

Languages:
Spanish, English and German.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Catholic University of Ecuador, Attorney and Doctor of Laws (year 1998).  Postgraduate degree from the University of Salamanca, Spain, in European Community Law (year 1999).

Areas of Practice:
Intellectual property, corporate law, immigration law and mining law.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Catholic University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence and Attorney, Master’s Degree in Social science, with emphasis in Development Studies from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO.
Independent professional practice, Member of the Petroleum Policy Advisory Commission, Advisor to the Minister of Energy and Mining, Coordinator of the Latin American Energy Organization OLADE in Ecuador, Director of Advisory and Contracts at Petroecuador, head of the Legal Division of Petroproducción, General Counsel of Petroecuador, member of the Petroecuador Administrative Council, Coordinator and Executor of projects with international energy organizations.  University professor, Escuela Politécnica Nacional (National Polytechnic School).

Areas of Practice:
Public and private procurement, administrative and petroleum law.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Central University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence and Attorney of the Courts and Tribunals of the Republic of Ecuador from Central University of Ecuador (year 2002).  Bachelor’s degree in Public and Social Science from the Universidad Central del Ecuador (1998).  Attorney in free practice.  Member of the Board of Directors of the Quito Chamber of Commerce, 2005-2007.  Member of the Legal Commission of the Arbitration Center of the Quito Chamber of Commerce.  Legal counsel and advisor of domestic and international companies.

Areas of Practice:
Civil Procedural Law; Collection of overdue accounts; Arbitration and Mediation, Contract Negotiation, Labor Law, with specialization in individual labor conflicts; Notarial Law; Energy Law, in the area of commercialization of liquid fuels derived from hydrocarbons.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Catholic University of Ecuador.  Doctor of Jurisprudence.  Completed several postgraduate courses in addition to local and international seminars with specialization in Energy and Petroleum Law.  Attorney of Administrative Management of Petroleum Contracts of the former Petroecuador.  Attorney of OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM COMPANY.

Areas of Practice:
Public procurement; Civil, Commercial, Energy and Petroleum Law.  International Transactions.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Central University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence and Attorney of the Courts and Tribunals of the Republic.  Completed several specialization courses in Ecuador and abroad.  Attorney in independent professional practice, member of the law firm Karolys – Vela.  Director of the Pichincha Lawyers’ Club and delegate to the National Lawyer Assembly.  Consultant and legal counsel of several domestic and foreign companies.

Areas of Practice:
Criminal law, transit and criminal procedural law.  Family, childhood and adolescent law.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Catholic University of Ecuador, Doctor of Jurisprudence and Attorney (2003); Advanced specialization in Administrative Law from the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (2008). Legal Manager of Contracts and External Consultant for ANDINATEL; Attorney for the Deposit Guarantee Agency (Agencia de Garantía de Depósitos, AGD).   The Deputy Administrative Director and General Counsel of the Financial Institutions in Mountain Remediation (Instituciones Financieras en Saneamiento de la Sierra);  external consultant of the National Planning Agency.

Areas of Practice:
Labor Law and Civil Procedural Law.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Attorney of the Courts of Ecuador.  Advanced specialization in Procedural Law from the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar.  Mediator accredited by the New Jersey State Court.  Member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM)

Attorney in independent practice.  Legal assistant at the law firm Garces & Grabler in New Jersey.  Advisor to the National Assembly of the Republic of Ecuador.

Areas of Practice:
Practices in procedural law, real estate, business and transactions, family law, bankruptcy, intellectual property, and immigration in the United States of America and Ecuador.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Degree obtained from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Attorney (2009).  Currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Law at the Bucerius Law School (Germany). 

Legal manager of the company UDSS S.A.  Attorney in independent practice.

Areas of Practice:
Civil and business law.

Languages:
Spanish, English and German.

 
 
 
   

Graduated with a degree in Law from the Universidad de los Hemisferios. 

Areas of Practice:
Immigration and Civil Law.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

Graduated with a degree in Law from the Universidad de los Hemisferios. 

Areas of Practice:
Intellectual property, corporate and tax law.

Languages:
Spanish, English.

 
 
 
   

University of Southern California, degree in Business Administration and a fourth-level Tax Specialist certificate.  Master’s in Auditing and Accounting. 

Tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, tax division.  Accounting manager at Pfizer Ecuador.

Areas of Practice:
Continuous improvement of financial, accounting and internal control procedures.  Experience in finance and taxation.