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Noboa, Peña & Torres

Labour & Employment

Band 3EcuadorLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected labour and employment practice known for advising on contentious labour proceedings. Offers assistance with collective bargaining agreements, compensation claims and the implications of corporate restructuring and employee layoffs. Boasts additional expertise advising clients on employment regulations and compliance, including employee training workshops.


A market commentator praises the firm's "timely service," as well as "their ability to explain matters in simple terms." The same respondent also appreciates that "they are business partners who understand the complexities of our business and are always one step ahead."

Notable practitioners

Marcelo Torres and Patricio Peña are the key client contacts.

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Noboa, Peña & Torres is an Ecuadorian law firm, with more than 20 years of experience. With offices in the two main poles of economic activity in Ecuador (Quito and Guayaquil), the firm is well-recognized not only for its high-quality service standards, professionalism and ethics, but also for its proactive search for creative solutions and its distinguished national integrated services that international businesses cannot overlook.

Our Labour & Employment team, with strong presence in Guayaquil and Quito, is noted for providing solid and personalized counsel on individual contracts and terminations, non-litigious issues, complex contentious matters and mediations. The team also assists clients on their relationships with trade unions, including collective bargaining agreements.

The area is well-recognized not only for its service standards, professionalism, ethics and proficiency, but also for the highly specialized lawyers and their deep knowledge and ties to the industrial sectors in which its clients operate, combined with the experience of several years of practice.

The firm regularly manages clients’ day-to-day matters giving creative and innovative advice on wide range of aspects related to employment regulations and compliance, social security and safety and security issues, including employee training workshops on policy handbooks in order to prevent future conflicts and/or accidents, payroll and immigration issues.


Torres, Marcelo (Head of Department)

Izurieta, Carolina

Muñoz, Sebastian

Soria, Juan Andrés

Labour & Employment

Noboa, Peña & Torres


Av. República de El Salvador

N36-230 y Av. Naciones Unidas

Edificio CITIBANK, 2do piso




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