Civil Litigation, administrative, tax and intellectual property. Counsel to several corporate clients regarding tax matters, commercial, civil, labor, migration, mining and oil. Negotiations at oil rounds for mature and marginal fields.
International arbitration before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the International Court of Arbitration (claims related to Bilateral Investment Treaties and procurement issues) and the ICSID. National Arbitration.
Case Experience and History:
Chevron-Texaco vs. Government of Ecuador. Award for Denial of Justice before the Permanent Court of Arbitration of the Hague (beach of bilateral investment treaty).
City Oriente vs. Government of Ecuador. Breach of Contract under the Bilateral Investment Treaty. ICSID Arbitration. Settlement with the Government.
Mc Donalds Corporation. Trademark Dispute before Ecuadorian Administrative Tribunal. Supreme Court of Justice of Ecuador. Ruling in favor of the company.