Ricardo Mancheno > CorralRosales > Quito, Ecuador > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Government Procurement




Ricardo Mancheno is a senior associate at CorralRosales. He has more than 20 years of experience in Corporate and Government Procurement.

In the Corporate area, Ricardo has extensive experience advising on corporate, contractual and business matters. Ricardo combines this knowledge with his past experience in the provision of global legal services to corporate clients making him an extremely well-rounded attorney in this area.

In the area of ​​Government Procurement, Ricardo advises national and international clients in the pre-contractual stages, negotiation, and execution of public contracts for the execution of works, provision of services and consulting. Additionally, he provides legal counsel and represents clients in audit processes and special examinations by the control organisms of Ecuador.

Ricardo complements his activity with advice on fiscal, administrative and procedural matters.

Ricardo participates actively in forums and congresses on corporate and public procurement issues, as well as in academic and journalistic publications on different topics. As for his academic collaboration, he was a tenured professor for more than ten years in several universities in the country.


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Ricardo is a graduate from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador.

Lawyer Rankings

Ecuador > Tax

Andrea Moya leads the tax practice at CorralRosales, which focuses on advising clients with respect to complex transactions, share and asset transfers, customs regulations, and corporate restructurings. The team also represents clients in contentious issues – a case in point being its recent representation of the Association of Airline Representatives in Ecuador (ARLAE) before the National Court of Justice. Additional figure of note include senior partner Xavier Rosales who is noted for his advice on tax issues in relation to corporate transactions; and senior associate Ricardo Mancheno, a tax advisory specialist who also has experience in administrative and judicial proceedings.

Ecuador > Corporate and M&A

CorralRosales often ‘exceeds expectations’ when it comes to instructing high-profile foreign businesses with regard to operations in Ecuador. With a full-service offering, the practice acts for the likes of Nestlé, Bayer and Marriot Hotels on a range of M&A, corporate restructurings, financing transactions and shareholder agreements. Recently, it acted for “Internet of Things” company Location World Holdings on a restructuring tailored towards the transfer of a holding company to a foreign market and the opening of several subsidiaries across Latin America. The matter was led by Leading this matter and heading the wider corporate practice is founding partner Xavier Rosales, who is highly-regarded for his work on complex cross-border transactions. Co-founding partner Francisco Rosales, along with Santiago Palacios  and Rafael Rosales, round out the practice’s four-partner team, further extending the firm’s expertise regarding entry into the Ecuadorian market: all three are senior figures who have amassed considerable experience across the corporate transactional spectrum. From the associate ranks, seniors Milton Carrera and Ricardo Mancheno are both highlighted for their broad practices that range across corporate day-to-day matters to transactional and immigration work.