Chambers and Partners Latin America 2021.

"Up-and-coming partner Daniel López enters the rankings this year after eliciting ample praise from clients, with one enthusing: "He is an extremely intelligent and professional lawyer who offers high-quality litigation skills." Another client goes on to describe him as "a great litigator who offers clear advice and a good presence in the local courts."

Legal 500 Latin America 2019 ranked firm.

"Dispute resolution is a core area of focus for López Ribadeneira Mora, which, despite being a relative newcomer in the market following its launch in 2018, has already established an active practice. The team is well versed in administrative proceedings, but is also able to handle judicial, civil, commercial and labour litigation. Many of the team's clients are active in the construction, natural resources, consultancy and telecoms sectors. Daniel López Suárez has experience in proceedings against public institutions; like Sebastián Mora, with whom he jointly leads the practice, he also has particular expertise in public procurement-related matters. Associate Daniela Fernández is also noted."

Dispute Resolution: Trials, Arbitration and Mediation

With the new General Organic Code of Processes (COGEP) coming into force in 2016, a great step was taken in favor of orality in non-criminal judicial processes.

Administrative Law

Being one of the specialties and strengths of our team, it is through administrative law that all particular-State relations are regulated.

Public Procurement

Our specialized service includes a constant prior monitoring on all hiring processes that are published and of interest to your company or activity.

Tax Law

With a remarkable trajectory in business tax advice, as well as trade union, our professionals in this area specialize in the advice and constant support to our clients against the fulfillment of tax-accounting obligations before the entities of state control, prevention and tax planning annual, use of incentives and benefits in relation to their statements.

Labour Law

Our professionals have experience advising companies and civil and social organizations in the field of individual work contracts, especially in the permanent advice and concurrent accompaniment to companies in the relationship with their workers.

Corporate Law

For the purpose of starting our corporate legal advisory service, we recommend to carrie out a general examination or due diligence of your company.

Antitrust and Competition

In the field of market power control, unfair competition and antitrust legislation, we advise our clients in the prevention of their activities to avoid conflicts arising from this matter.

Commercial and Real Estate Law

We support and advise our clients in their commercial and real estate transactions.

Intellectual Property

The new Organic Code of the Social Economy of Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation (Code of Knowledge or Ingenios) replaced the Intellectual Property Law in Ecuador.

Energy and Nonrenewable Resources

Ecuador has some of the largest renewable and non-renewable resources in the region. It is one of the largest oil producers in Latin America and has significant gas reserves.

Environmental Law

With the recent entry into force of the Organic Code of the Environment (COA) in April 2018 in our country, national and foreign corporations with businesses in Ecuador must adapt their activities to this new regulation, always complying with an adequate environmental management.

Preparation and Review of Contracts

Our professionals are ready to advise you in the preparation and revision of contracts, absolution of all types of consultations and general advice on contractual matters.

Our firm LÓPEZ RIBADENEIRA MORA has been highlighted by the most prestigious international rankings of lawyers, as one of the main law firms in Ecuador, highly recommended for Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Competition and Administrative Litigation (controversies and lawsuits against the State). 

We differentiate ourselves in the market by providing our clients with a personal, concurrent, close and strategic accompaniment in their businesses, adding business value and profitability with comprehensive, creative and efficient advice in decision-making for their projects, objectives and business initiatives in Ecuador. We are known for obtaining results with transparency, efficiency and honesty, as well as for our participation in pro bono legal services and contribution to the social responsibility of our clients. Our team is ready to advise you. 

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Av. Orellana E9-195 y Av. 6 de Diciembre, Edificio Alisal de Orellana, of. 502-504. Quito-Ecuador
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