Francisco Robles 653, 12 Piso
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International standards, local vanguard

With more than 30 years of experience, CorralRosales is one of the largest law firms in Ecuador, operating in both Quito and Guayaquil. CorralRosales is a preferred law firm by multinational corporations. A full-service law firm, with a highly specialized approach for sophisticated matters in areas such as corporate/commercial law, data protection, dispute resolution, M&A, employment, banking and finance, competition and antitrust, public procurement, natural resources, regulatory, tax and intellectual property - area in which the firm has a historical track record. The firm´s cross-border expertise and the ability to combine true multidisciplinary leading teams along with top tier experts in industries such as food and beverages, aviation, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, insurance, real estate, and telecommunications makes CorralRosales a strategic partner for its clients, rather than just a legal advisor.

CorralRosales has assisted many leading multinational companies in establishing and developing their business in Ecuador with first class legal advice, being always true to our motto: international standards, local vanguard.

At CorralRosales, we realize the importance of availability for our clients. For that reason, at least 2 lawyers are always involved in each matter entrusted to the firm. CorralRosales has longstanding, nurtured and fruitful professional relationships with government institutions, banks and financial institutions and media contacts which allow us to better serve our clients.

Without disregarding its vision towards personal service, the firm has known a sustained and organized growth allowing its expansion for providing expeditious and comprehensive legal advice to a growing number of international organizations and individuals. Today, CorralRosales has a professional team with broad experience in the most diverse areas of law, which allows us to give comprehensive advice to our clients regardless of the nature of their individual needs.

Main areas of practice:

Banking & Finance - Advising banks, multilateral agencies, as well as domestic and multinational companies in the negotiation and structuring of financial transactions. Lawyers in the area rely on multi-disciplinary teams that include experts in finance, tax and sector-specific regulation.

Competition/antitrust - The firm covers all areas of competition and antitrust law, together with regulatory and consumer protection matters, including representation of clients in investigation proceedings and related litigation, as well as negotiation of leniency and similar agreements.

Compliance - Specialized team in high-profile investigations, review and implementation of compliance programs and due diligence of third parties in the context of M&A, distribution, and other commercial transactions.

Corporate / M&A – Leaders in the field. CorralRosales has a strong track record advising local and international clients in the incorporation of companies, day to day corporate legal advice, and complex corporate transactions and operations.

Data Protection - CorralRosales is a leader in data protection regulation. The area works hand in hand with our intellectual property and technology practice and counts with specialized lawyers in data protection, which makes CorralRosales a key player in this field for Ecuador.

Dispute Resolution - With an effective service covering all courts and venues in Ecuador, CorralRosales represents local and foreign corporations in a wide spectrum of disputes, including local and international arbitration.

Environmental - The firm has experience and knowledge in the different fields involved in environmental law, advising our clients in obtaining environmental permits, defense on sanctioning proceedings, environmental damage, preventive due diligence and advice on good environmental and social practices.

Foreign Trade and International Trade Agreements - CorralRosales started the practice of Foreign Trade and International Commercial Agreements, with the purpose of providing a specialized legal advice and consultancy service, aimed at optimizing business and corporate activities developed by economic agents that operate in the market of the countries in the region.

Intellectual Property – CorralRosales is one of the most respected firms for IP in the region, boasting a comprehensive team of lawyers, agents and technical staff, who provide all levels of IP services and advice.

Labour Law and Immigration - CorralRosales assists domestic and foreign companies in all issues related to the employer-employee relationship. This includes day-to-day issues as employment agreements tailored to specific needs, internal work regulations, consultations on hiring alternatives, employment of disabled employees, among others.

Public Procurement - CorralRosales has extensive experience advising on all aspects of public procurement in Ecuador, including public-private partnerships.

Tax & Customs - CorralRosales provides advisory services and representation of clients in administrative and judicial proceedings.