Marta Villagómez > Tobar ZVS > Quito, Ecuador > Lawyer Profile

Tobar ZVS
AV 12 DE OCTUBRE N26-97 LINCOLN, EDIFICIO TORRE 1492, OF 1505
QUITO
Ecuador

Work Department

Labour

Position

Legal Director of Labor Practice

Career

Marta Villagomez is Legal Director of Tobar ZVS labor practice. She has more than 10 years of experience in the employment area.

Marta advises local and international clients on the scope and impact of Ecuadorian employment legislation, and represents clients in administrative and judicial proceedings.

Marta also handles administrative processes before the Ministry of Employment, such as carrying out the defense against employees’ complaints, fair dismissal approval proceedings (Visto Bueno), employment compliance inspections, authorizations for consolidated profits, especial work schedule, internal employment regulations and safety and hygiene regulations. She also leads due diligence processes on employment issues within M&A transactions, and the development of mitigation strategies regarding employment risks.

She is expert in the development of strategies for extralegal benefits payments, expatriates job offers and legal representatives hiring.

Marta’s personal skills are highly appreciated by her clients, who praise her support and dedication, as well as her extensive knowledge of employment regulations.

Marta has been mentioned in legal directories such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

Languages

English and Spanish

Education

Marta is a graduate from Universidad de las Americas and has a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the School of Business Administration (EAE), in collaboration with Universidad Camilo José de Cela (Madrid – Spain).

Lawyer Rankings

Ecuador > Labour and employment

(Firms to watch)

The August-2022 arrival of Marta Villagómez, formerly a senior associate at CorralRosales, as director of the firm’s employment practice puts Tobar ZVS firmly on the map for labour matters; her experience includes social security, employment audits and due diligence, court and disciplinary proceedings, payroll issues, hiring and terminations, and employee training.