Latin America Ecuador Energy & Natural Resources
Associates to watch
1Pérez Bustamante & PonceEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 1 |Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has an outstanding energy and natural resources practice in Ecuador boasting an enviable roster of domestic and international clients. The legal team advises on a wide range of corporate and regulatory issues within the oil and gas and mining sectors, including acquisitions, joint ventures and concession agreements. The energy and natural resources lawyers have particular expertise in public and private bids relating to energy generation projects. Pérez Bustamante & Ponce also assists with environmental advice and sector-related contentious mandates.
2AVL AbogadosEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 2 |AVL Abogados is a dynamic law firm in Ecuador with a strong reputation for advising clients from the mining industry on extraction mining projects. The legal team is well placed to assist with the negotiation and execution of concession agreements and acquisition of mining projects, as well as across administrative procedures for the renewal of water and environmental permits. AVL Abogados is also skilled at assisting with sustainability-related matters in the mining and power industries. 2ECIJA GPAEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 2 |Ecija Abogados has a solid practice group in Ecuador with a stalwart position in the hydrocarbons sector. The legal team routinely advises clients from the power and oil and gas industries on concession agreements, bidding rounds and the privatisation of related resources. Ecija Abogados is also well placed to advise clients on contractual matters and complex arbitration proceedings. 2Flor Bustamante Pizarro & HurtadoEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 2 |Flor Bustamante Pizarro & Hurtado has a strong reputation in the Ecuadorian energy and natural resources market. The legal team is frequently instructed by notable clients in the renewable energies and mining industries, advising the latter on the drafting and negotiation of concession agreements and mining rights. The energy and natural resources department also boasts prowess in assisting clients with administrative proceedings before the Ecuadorian authorities. 2Tobar ZVSEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 2 |Tobar ZVS has a highly respected practice group with an important reputation in the Ecuadorian mining sector. The legal team routinely advises clients on the negotiation of mining concessions with the government, as well as securing their finance and structuring them. Tobar ZVS is also known for assisting with environmental concerns and the procurement of permits for scout drilling.
3Bustamante FabaraEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 3 |Bustamante Fabara has a noteworthy practice group in Ecuador with strong expertise in transactions within the energy field. The legal team is especially active in the renewable energy sphere assisting providers with public and private bidding processes and compliance. The energy and natural resources lawyers regularly advise clients on joint venture agreements. Bustamante Fabara also boasts further expertise in the oil and gas arena, representing clients in pipeline construction and concession agreements. 3ROBALINOEnergy & Natural Resources2024 | Band 3 |ROBALINO is a law firm with particular expertise advising on public bidding processes in the Ecuadorian oil and gas arena. The legal team is experienced in negotiating service contracts with the state, assisting with project finance and handling day-to-day commercial and regulatory matters, including permitting. ROBALINO is also well placed to advise on the construction of power generation and mining projects.