Practice Areas 

We specialize in various practice areas and are committed to providing exceptional legal services. We take pride in having extensive experience working with companies and professionals from around the world. This experience allows us not only to understand but also to anticipate their needs and expectations, responding with the highest quality standards.

Arbitration and Litigation

Our firm is recognized for excellence in complex litigation and arbitration, representing clients in national and international arbitrations like CIADI, International Chamber of Commerce, and Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil, demonstrating our prominent position in this field.

Banking, Finance, and Insurance

Our lawyers bring experience from national and foreign banks, providing deep knowledge of financial products and legal frameworks in Ecuador and other jurisdictions. We've participated in investment and financing projects, representing international organizations like CAF, IDB, World Bank, FLAR, FDIC, as well as foreign banks and investment funds in Ecuador.

International Trade and Foreign Investment

Coronel & Pérez specializes in commercial transactions and foreign investments, ensuring effective protection of clients' rights within Ecuador's regulations and international investment treaties. We were chosen by the European Commission to assess Ecuador's legal system concerning the trade agreement with the European Union.

Concessions, Public-Private Associations, and Infrastructure Projects

Our firm has played a significant role in Ecuador's privatization and concession processes, representing concessionaires at the Guayaquil airport and water supply service. We provide advice on public tenders, natural resource concessions, telecommunications, electricity, and infrastructure, as well as guidance on structuring Public-Private Partnerships.

Environmental Law

Our team specialized in Environmental Law offers advice in civil liability arbitrations, environmental due diligence and compliance, and environmental litigation. We assist in renewable energy projects and the adoption of sustainable practices, highlighting our experience in strategic sectors and commitment to sustainable development.

Civil, Administrative, and Constitutional Law

We represent individuals, companies, and institutions in various legal matters, including estate administration, private contracts, family law, and contractual and extra-contractual damage claims. Additionally, we offer guidance in administrative and constitutional matters, including public contracts and proceedings in administrative and judicial tribunals.

Corporate Law, Mergers, and Acquisitions

With substantial experience in Ecuador's corporate landscape, we provide comprehensive legal advice, covering daily operations, complex sector-specific issues, and representation before regulatory authorities. We support foreign clients in acquisitions, reorganizations, and business establishment in Ecuador, backed by our knowledge of international legal systems.

Competition Law

As pioneers in Ecuador's competition law advisory, we represent companies in investigations by competition authorities. We offer advice on competition legislation's impact on business acquisitions, conduct audits, and provide compliance assistance to local and foreign companies.

Labor and Social Security Law

In the labor field, we offer comprehensive advice, including personnel and independent contractor hiring, labor relations management, and collective conflict resolution. Our aim is to ensure smooth operations for our clients in labor and social security matters.

Tax Law and Estate Planning

Our firm provides tax advisory, estate, and family planning services. When representing clients in transactions, we consider local and international tax laws, striving to prevent undue payments and, if necessary, seek recovery. We also offer family planning to ensure sustainability and growth for family businesses.

Oil, Energy, and Mining

With extensive experience in the hydrocarbons sector, we offer comprehensive advice to clients, covering regulatory aspects, investments in Ecuador, and other related issues. Additionally, we handle cases in the electric power and mining sectors, from exploration to exploitation, representing clients in regulatory matters and public and private litigations.