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Karla Villacís Echeverría

Quito, Ecuador Latin America Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate , Labour & Employment
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Real Estate - Ecuador

Band 2

Highly regarded partner Karla Villacís Echeverría has a strong practice advising notable real estate developers on property acquisitions for the construction and development of commercial and residential real estate projects. One interviewee appreciates that she has "a vast knowledge of the sector, as well as extensive skills in the area."
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Labour & Employment - Ecuador

Band 2

Gifted partner Karla Villacís Echeverría ascends in the rankings this year after receiving extensive praise from interviewees, with one reporting: "She is an extremely knowledgeable labour lawyer who offers extensive experience handling complex mandates." Another interviewee affirms: "Karla Villacís Echeverría is a very strategic lawyer who has a senior position at the firm and is always looking for alternative solutions to our problems."
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Practice Areas

Labour

Real Estate

Corporate

Career

Founding partner of Lexvalor.

She heads the Labor and Real Estate Division and has experience in advising national and international companies within the corporate, labor-related and real estate sectors.

Has gained over fifteen years’ experience in civil and labor contracting patterns, work-related risks and social security aspects, expat employees, labor-related litigation to companies, in coordination with LATAM regional offices and headquarters at the international level.

Karla has experience in advising onstruction companies, counselling in the structuring of projects, elaboration of contracts, negotiation and legal disputes, properties division and implementation of condo structures. She leads the workshop process of elaboration and trading deeds.

Publications

Recent publications were done as representative of Ecuador in “Guia Latinoamericana COVID-19” published by “Red Latinoamericana de Abogados Laboralistas”.

Karla participated as a speaker for: 1) San Francisco University of Quito on the topic “New Labour challenges during 2020 and an approximation to Labour Compliance” 2) University Sergio Arboleda of Colombia on the topic “Company challenges in Covid season”. 3) Universidad de Los Hemisferios of Quito on the topic “Labour Law versus pandemia”.

Personal

· Diploma in Management by Tecnológico de Monterrey, México (2011)

· Attorney at Law by Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (2005)

Latin America
Karla Villacís Echeverría

Lexvalor Abogados

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Av.12 de Octubre y Coruña

Edificio Urban Plaza. Piso 8

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Pichincha

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