Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados > Quito, Ecuador > Firm Profile
Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados Offices
Av. República de El Salvador N36-230 & Av. Naciones Unidas
Edificio Citibank, Piso 2
Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados > The Legal 500 Rankings
Ecuador > Corporate and M&A Tier 2Working from its offices in Quito and Guayaquil, Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados’ corporate practice is co-led by firm managing partner Patricio Peña (corporate and commercial law, M&A, capital markets, and banking & finance) in the capital; and Marcelo Torres (corporate and commercial law, M&A, and labour matters) in the country’s key industrial base, the port city of Guayaquil. The team handles a broad range of corporate and commercial work, with a focus on restructuring, governance, and financing agreements – although, M&A also represents a key area of work for the firm. At the associate level, key support comes from corporate and commercial law focused senior Patricia Marchán, with fellow senior Francisco Larrea and María Elena Sanmartín -both of whom primarily focus on oil, gas and power matters- also active members of the corporate practice group.
Patricio Peña; Marcelo Torres
‘The attention of its lawyers is personalized to our operations. NPT staff is involved from the beginning until the case is closed.’
‘Very good legal support in corporate legal matters.’
‘Patricio Peña has very solid knowledge and experience, very good contacts in the public and private environments, proactive and in good timing advise.’
‘Excellent coordination and definition of the legal strategy.’
‘The office is very well connected centrally, it has prestigious and recognized lawyers.’
‘Analytical, subject matter experts and thorough.’
Asociación de Productores de Biocombustibles del Ecuador
Asociación De Empresas De Courier Asemec
Sociedad De Inversiones F Y A
Sociedad Nacional De Galapagos
Expalsa Exportadora De Alimentos
Banco Latinoamericano De Comercio Exterior
Herdoiza Crespo Construcciones
Carlita Snacks Carlisnacks
Trenes Caf Venezuela
Laboratorios Industriales Farmacéuticos Ecuatorianos, Life
Soderal Sociedad de Destilación De Alcoholes
Plásticos Del Litoral Plastlit
Llorente & Cuenca
Federación Nacional de Azucareros del Ecuador
Santa Elena Petroleum
- Advised Exposynergy in carrying out the subscription process of an investment contract between Exposynergy and the Ecuadorian State.
- Advised Nature Barrels on an NFT merchandise project, with a strong focus on sustainability, to be released in 2022.
Ecuador > Dispute resolution Tier 2With a presence in Quito and Guayaquil, Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados acts in a range of litigation and has a particular focus on tort-related claims arising in the context of civil and commercial cases. Name partner Gonzalo Noboa leads the team and has over 30 years' experience in the dispute resolution arena - particularly in civil litigation with a focus on defamation, unfair competition, and contract disputes. Working alongside him is Patricio Peña Romero, an expert in financial disputes and asset recovery cases. Other key figures include practice directors (of the dispute resolution and oil-and-gas practices, respectively), Margarita Vélez, who handles constitutional, administrative, civil and family litigation, as well as arbitration); and Francisco Larrea, whose practice includes local and international litigation and arbitration related to the hydrocarbons and projects sectors).
Patricio Peña; Marcelo Torres
Laboratorios Industriales Farmacéuticos Ecuatorianos
Champion Technologies del Ecuador
Panamericana Vial Panavial
Llorente & Cuenca
Empresa Pesquera Polar
Corporación Ecuatoriana de Aluminio
DHL Express Ecuador
Barry Callebaut Ecuador
Sudamericana Integral de Construcciones
Ecuador > Tax Tier 3The tax team at Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados focuses on transfer pricing, the tax aspects of corporate transactions, and the design and implementation of efficient tax structures for new businesses. Led by Patricio Peña Romero, the practice also acts for its clients in a range of disputes, with Gonzalo Noboa Baquerizo also noted as a key contact in this respect. With 15 years' experience, associate practice director Andrés Cortez handles national and international tax planning, M&A-related tax advisory and planning, and corporate restructuring; he also has solid knowledge of transfer pricing and an active role in litigation. Associate Verónica Zambrano spent 12 years at the SRI and has experience in tax control and compliance, tax litigation and advisory, criminal tax, and constitutional and contentious-administrative matters.
‘They know the O&G sector in Ecuador.’
‘They have experience in the commercial part for the acquisition of O&G goods and services.’
‘Availability to meet the requirements of the sector.’
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Cobra Oil & Gas
Santa Elena Petroleum Santalenapetro
- Advised Cuyabenopetro and Cobra Oil & Gas in ongoing operations, as well as the negotiation and execution of a contract term extension for 5 additional years, and $60m investment.
- Advised Grupo Cobra in the bidding processes for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of non-renewable energy generation project “Villonaco II y III”.
- Advised Santa Elena Petroleum in ongoing operations during Covid-19 pandemic, which includes drilling and completing wells in oil fields.
Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados > Firm Profile
With over 20 years of experience in the Ecuadorian legal market, Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados is a leading law firm that stands out for its high standard of professionalism, ethics, and constant search for innovative solutions, which are provided nationwide through its two strategically located offices in the cities of Quito and Guayaquil.
The firm has in-depth knowledge and experience in sophisticated transactions, involving both national and international matters and is well-recognized for its provision of legal services to clients ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to entrepreneurs. Clients value the firm’s capability to deliver solid, creative, effective and cost-efficient legal advice based on their needs and goals.
Noboa, Peña & Torres, Abogados is also a founding partner of the Ibero-American Legal Network (Red Legal Iberoamericana), an alliance of prestigious Ibero American Law Firms with 21 offices in 18 countries, having as main objective the creation of business opportunities for clients in those jurisdictions.
|Founding partner. Dispute Resolution, Antitrust, Commercial.||Gonzalo Noboa B.||firstname.lastname@example.org||+593 4 2300814|
|Founding partner. Banking & Finance, Antitrust, Commercial.||Patricio Peña R.||email@example.com||+593 2 2970193|
|Founding and managing partner. Commercial, Labour, Arbitration.||Marcelo Torresfirstname.lastname@example.org||+593 4 2300814|
|Director of the Dispute Resolution practice.||Margarita Vélezemail@example.com||+593 4 2300814|
|Director of Oil & Gas and Energy.||Francisco Larreafirstname.lastname@example.org||+593 2 2970193|
|Director of the Tax practice.||Andrés Cortezemail@example.com||+593 2 2970193|
|Adv Jorge Luis Carrión||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Adv Dr Andrés Cortez||Director of the Tax Practice, Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Adv Andrés Egas||Associate||View Profile|
|Adv Henry Gaibor||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Adv Carolina Izurieta||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Adv Francisco S. Larrea||Director of the Oil & Gas and Energy practice||View Profile|
|Adv Fabián Patricio Peña A.||Senior Associate, leader of the Real Estate Practice||View Profile|
|Adv Dr Patricio Peña R.||Founding partner||View Profile|