Hernán Escudero Álvarez > Jaramillo Dávila Abogados > Quito, Ecuador > Lawyer Profile

Jaramillo Dávila Abogados
AV. AMAZONAS PLAZA N39-123 Y JOSÉ ARÍZAGA, EDIFICIO AMAZONAS PLAZA, PISO 10, OFICINA 77
QUITO
Ecuador

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Labour and Employment

Position

Associate.

Areas of Practice:

  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Civil and Commercial Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Public International Law
  • Labor and Employment

Career

Professional Career Summary:

Hernán focuses his practice on dispute resolution. He has acted as counsel in several judicial, arbitration and administrative proceedings regarding constitutional, civil and employment matters. He has also represented clients in mediation processes. Hernán has advised clients on complex transnational transactions and public international law issues. He is currently assistant lecturer in the courses of introduction to contract law and property law at Universidad San Francisco de Quito. In 2021, he attended the Hague Academy of International Law´s Winter Courses on International Law.

Hernán has a number of academic publications. In July 2021, he published an article entitled “The ratification of the ICSID Convention and the possible signing of bilateral investment treaties in light of the Ecuadorian Constitution” in the Journal of the Ecuadorian Center for International Studies.

While studying law at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Hernán was associate editor of the USFQ Law Review and member of the editorial board. He also participated in the national and international arbitration moot competitions and the Jean Pictet competition on International Humanitarian Law.

Languages

Spanish (Native)
English (Fluent)
French (Basic)

Education

Abogado (LL.B. equivalent). Magna cum laude. Universidad San Francisco de Quito. 2014-2019.

Lawyer Rankings

Ecuador > Labour and employment

Boutique firm Jaramillo Dávila Abogados remains a leader in the labour and employment space, with a focused practice dedicated to collective bargaining and labour relations management, along with contentious work, where the team recently acted successfully Yanbal Ecuador in a multimillion-dollar labour and social security suit. Leadership of the practice is split between Fabián Jaramillo Terán and Diego Jaramillo Terán, with associate Fabián Jaramillo Intriago  supporting the team in litigation. Associates Hernán Escudero and Álvaro Sandoval are also noted as key contacts for constitutional claims.