Latin America Ecuador Labour & Employment
Rankings overview for Departments
- Fabián Corral Burbano de Lara
- Fabián Jaramillo Terán
- Guillermo Córdova Puente y Asociados1 Years Ranked
- Javier Salvador Soto Pérez Bustamante & Ponce8 Years Ranked
- José Francisco Vacas Dávila
- Patricia Andrade
- Patricia Ponce
Up and Coming
- Andres Chong Qui
Associates to watch
- Belén Jaramillo Pérez Bustamante & Ponce8 Years Ranked
- Marta Villagómez Tobar ZVS4 Years Ranked
- Vanessa Gómez Lexvalor Abogados2 Years Ranked
- Danilo Roman Fabara
- Esteban Baquero
All Departments profiles
1CorralRosalesLabour & Employment2023 | Band 1 | 12 Years RankedCorralRosales has a market-leading labour and employment department in Ecuador representing notable companies in administrative and judicial disputes relating to an array of matters such as worker complaints, unfair dismissal, and termination with fair cause. The practice group enjoys a strong team that regularly assists with the labour aspects arising from corporate reorganisations, including transfer of employees, collective dismissals, and implementation of internal policies. CorralRosales also advises on social security and collective bargaining agreements with unions. TMF Group and Lumen are new client wins.
2Jaramillo Dávila AbogadosLabour & Employment2023 | Band 2 | 12 Years RankedBoutique firm Jaramillo Dávila Abogados is widely recognised for its longstanding presence in the Ecuadorian market. The legal team has wide-ranging expertise in the contentious employment sphere, acting on mediation and litigation proceedings pertaining to individual contracts and dismissals. Its lawyers are also known for assisting clients with negotiations regarding workers' unions, including collective bargaining agreements. Jaramillo Dávila Abogados represents notable companies from diverse industries such as automotive, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing. Productnorte and Sheraton Quito Hotel are among new client wins this year. 2Lexvalor AbogadosLabour & Employment2023 | Band 2 | 6 Years RankedLexvalor Abogados possesses a strong labour department noted for advising human resources departments on a range of policies in Ecuador, including social welfare, health and safety regulations, and the implementation of whistle-blowing practices. The legal team is also well known for representing clients in contentious matters related to compensation claims and alleged unfair dismissals. Grupo Familia Sancela del Ecuador is a new addition to Lexvalor Abogados' client roster. 2Pérez Bustamante & PonceLabour & Employment2023 | Band 2 | 9 Years RankedPérez Bustamante & Ponce has a noteworthy department with a strong track record in the Ecuadorian labour and employment arena. The legal team is well placed to handle routine advisory work including drafting internal HR policies, assisting with employee contracts, and advising on immigration procedures. The labour and employment department is adept at assisting with dismissals and representing clients in labour benefit claims. Pérez Bustamante & Ponce is also sought after for its advice on social security and collective bargaining agreements. DIRECTV, Abbott Laboratories and BASF are new client wins.
- Dentons Paz HorowitzLabour & Employment2023 | Band 2
3Bustamante FabaraLabour & Employment2023 | Band 3 | 12 Years RankedFull-service firm Bustamante Fabara has a respected department with noted activity in the labour and employment field in Ecuador. The legal team frequently assists with disputes related to individual and collective terminations, wrongful dismissal, and hostile work conditions. Bustamante Fabara offers additional expertise in HR policies. The practice group is well equipped to advise on the employment aspects of M&A transactions. CrecosCorp and El Hornero are new client wins. 3Puente y AsociadosLabour & Employment2023 | Band 3 | 2 Years RankedPuente y Asociados' labour and employment department offers extensive experience advising private individuals and companies on labour litigation proceedings in Ecuador, including unfair and discriminatory dismissals, and retirement payment disputes. The legal team is also experienced in providing contractual advice. 3ROBALINOLabour & Employment2023 | Band 3 | 3 Years RankedROBALINO has a dynamic labour practice with a solid track record providing advice on collective bargaining, health and safety regulations and social security issues. The legal team boasts a strong dispute resolution practice, regularly handling mediation and litigation proceedings pertaining to cases of alleged unfair dismissal. ROBALINO's client roster includes multinationals from the automotive, technology, and consumer goods industries. H&M is a new client win.