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Practice Areas

The area of expertise of Xavier are Criminal, Constitutional and Commercial litigation. Specifically, he is principally involved in the advice of complex litigation and arbitration procedures, particularly in constitutional, criminal and commercial fields, arbitration, telecommunications and freedom of press. Xavier has advised in major controversies and has experience in media handling for cases with public connotation.

Further, Xavier has notable expertise in international disputes. Indeed, he has successfully participated in international litigation involving different jurisdictions, mainly in the UK, California, Florida, Texas, Washington, Delaware and Lebanon.

Career

•Andean University Simon Bolívar and University Externado of Colombia (Ecuador, 2005). Joined specialization programme on Telecom Law.

•University of Cambridge, Peterhouse College (United Kingdom, 1997). Masters of Law on International Commercial Litigation and Comparative Law.

•Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil (Ecuador, 1990). First degree on law.

Professional Memberships

•Inter-American Bar Association.

•Guayas Bar Association.

Personal

Being one the founder partners of Consulegis Abogados and being awarded with a “Chevening Scholarship” by the Commonwealth and Foreign Office of the British Government to participate in the LLM at the University of Cambridge, 1996-1997 are just few highlights that can be mentioned about Xavier’s professional career.