Ecuador : Corporate and M&A
Within Corporate and M&A, Coronel & Pérez is a first tier firm,
The team at Coronel & Pérez is ‘extremely responsive' and ‘very knowledgeable in Ecuadorian business matters'. The mid-sized firm is kept busy with instructions from a number of longstanding clients, providing ongoing consultation in general corporate and commercial matters, as well advising on a number of significant M&A transactions and assisting local and foreign corporations on their entry into the Ecuadorian market. Daniel Pino, who divides his time between the firm's Guayaquil and Quito offices, is highly regarded in the market and has extensive M&A experience, particularly in the regulated areas of telecommunications and energy. In recent work, Pino and Boanerges Rodríguez advised ACE Insurance Group on its acquisition of Ecuadorian general insurance company Río Guayas. Xiomara Castro is also very highly regarded, particularly with regard to her corporate governance and tax expertise. She led the firm's advice to an Ecuadorian subsidiary of Owens Illinois on the sale of a property. Founding partner César Coronel is ‘excellent at managing his team'.
Ecuador : Dispute resolution
Within Dispute resolution, Coronel & Pérez is a first tier firm,
Coronel & Pérez has traditional strength in dispute resolution and finds itself handling a growing contentious caseload as Ecuadoran legislation continues to develop. The firm represents both local and international clients and often acts as local counsel alongside US law firms. With offices in both Guayaquil and Quito, it offers a degree of national coverage that is uncommon in the country. César Coronel is very strong in both arbitration and litigation matters and has impressive international experience. Also recommended is Jorge Sicouret Lynch, who has extensive knowledge of contentious issues in both the public (administrative) and commercial sectors. Daniel Pino dedicates time to dispute resolution as part of a broader practice and successfully represented Taghleef Industries in an anti-dumping case before the Ecuadorian Ministry of Production, Employment and Competition.
Ecuador : Real estate
Within Real estate, Coronel & Pérez is a second tier firm,
The broad capabilities of the lawyers at Coronel & Pérez enable the firm to advise clients on a wide range of real estate matters. This includes lease agreements and advice on the redevelopment of properties. The firm also draws upon its extensive expertise in conflict resolution to represent clients in real estate-related disputes. Jorge Sicouret has a developed a good reputation in the sector, and Hernán Pérez's wealth of experience across administrative and constitutional law, privatisation and concessions of public services, and infrastructure provides an excellent support for the practice.