Firm Profile > Flor Bustamante Pizarro Hurtado Abogados > Edificio Mirage Piso, Ecuador
Flor Bustamante Pizarro Hurtado Abogados Offices
AV. 12 DE OCTUBRE
N26-48 Y ORELLANA
EDIFICIO MIRAGE PISO 8
Flor Bustamante Pizarro Hurtado Abogados > The Legal 500 RankingsFlor Bustamante Pizarro Hurtado Abogados is active across a range of matters within the energy sector, with notable recent instructions including M&A transactions, cross-border financings, and contract negotiations. The team is also adept at advising clients on the early stages of projects, including precontractual and structuring advice. The group is jointly led by mining specialist Andrés Ycaza Palacios, Agustin Hurtado Larrea, who focuses primarily on oil and gas work, and Mario Alejandro Flor, who is highly experienced in banking and finance matters, with a particular focus on infrastructure financing. At senior associate level, Alejandro Pérez Arellano is a key contact for sovereign-guaranteed financing matters, while Carlos Torres is a figure to note for regulatory and environmental work.
Mario Alejandro Flor; Agustín Hurtado Larrea; Andrés Ycaza Palacios
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Mario Alejandro Flor
Inter-American Investment Corporation
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Ecuador > Corporate and M&A Tier 4Well known for its expertise in the oil and gas, mining and energy sectors, Flor Bustamante Pizarro Hurtado Abogados is highly experienced in advising international companies on cross-border M&A transactions. Mario Alejandro Flor, who is particularly active in the infrastructure sector, leads the team with Agustin Hurtado Larrea. Andrés Ycaza Palacios has a strong mining practice and frequently advises on corporate matters in the energy and natural resources space. At associate level, Juan Carlos Herrera focuses on M&A and cross-border matters, while Carlos Torres Salinas leads the firm's start-ups practice.
Mario Alejandro Flor; Agustin Hurtado Larrea
‘The team is dedicated to providing a timely and professional response to the client.’
‘Mario Flor is an excellent lawyer.’
Flor Bustamante Pizarro Hurtado Abogados > Firm Profile
With offices in Quito – Ecuador, Flor & Hurtado (“F&H”) has come to the Ecuadorean legal market as a law firm formed by very well-reputed professionals with vast experience in local and cross-border transactions, who follow international standards as the main rule of practice. F&H was created by the principles of transparency, ethics, solidarity and specialization. Commitment with excellence, business know-how and creative lawyering make us a leading firm in Ecuador.
The firm is formed by ten lawyers – five partners and five associates- all with vast experience in their professional fields, it also has a financial advisor for tax planning and tax litigation. Many of F&H’s lawyers have international degrees.
The firm maintains a system of cooperation with other law firms throughout the region and in the US and Europe, which is particularly important for handling cross-border transactions.
F&H’s main practice areas include project finance and corporate and M&A, headed by Mario Flor, an experienced attorney who has provided assistance in some of the largest finance operations in the country. The team led by Mario participated in the financing of the new airport at Quito, the second tranche for the construction of the largest gold project in the region, the financing for the construction of the new Posorja port and the financing of Corporacion Favorita in the expansion of its activities in the region.
F&H has a strong tax practice. The success obtained in the practice of tax planning and the victories achieved in important tax litigation have made the firm a benchmark for the effective solution of tax disputes. Juan Carlos Peñafiel R. and José Cisneros direct the tax practice where associate Alejandra Soriano is also distinguished. The clients who have most appreciated the advice and sponsorship are located in the oil, fishing and telecommunications areas.
Another prominent area of practice is natural resources, co-headed by Agustín Hurtado and Andrés Ycaza; Agustín who lead the oil practice and has been active in the sector for over 18 years and currently senior advisor for the largest private oil operator in the country. Andrés heads the mining practice, advising several companies in exploration and exploitation matters, Andrés has successfully completed the acquisition of several mining projects in the country.
This solid team has recently been involved in an investor state arbitration, representing one of the largest investors in the tuna industry in Ecuador. Partners Agustin Hurtado and Mario Flor led the case and had the support of José Cisneros.
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|Constitutional Law||Juan Carlos Peñafiel: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Constitutional Law||Alejandra Soriano: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dispute Resolution||Agustín Hurtado: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org||59323941054|
|Dispute Resolution||Mario Flor: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org||593 999708800|
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|Corporate and M&A||Andrés Ycaza: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org||59323941057|
|Energy and Natural Resources||Carlos Torres Salinas: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dispute Resolution||Carlos Torres Salinas: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Corporate and M&A||Carlos Torres Salinas: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dispute Resolution||Juan Carlos Herrera: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Labor and Employment||Alejandro Perez: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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|José Cisneros Pazmiño||Partner||View Profile|
|David Cruz Flor||Junior Associate||View Profile|
|Mario Alejandro Flor||Partner||View Profile|
|Juan Carlos Herrera||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Agustin Hurtado Larrea||Partner||View Profile|
|Alejandro Pérez Arellano||Associate||View Profile|
|Juan Carlos Peñafiel Revelo||Partner||View Profile|
|Alejandra Soriano||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Carlos Torres Salinas||Associate||View Profile|
|Andrés Ycaza Palacios||Partner||View Profile|
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Flor & Hurtado is a law firm based in Quito, Ecuador. Specialising in banking and finance, energy and natural resources such as oil & gas and mining, as well as in telecommunications, infrastructure and international taxation, the firm is has come to break the Ecuadorean legal market, as a law firm formed by very well-reputed professionals with large experience in local and cross-border transactions, following international standards as main rule of practice. The Firm is also well positioned thanks to a wide network of international and local correspondents.
Flor & Hurtado provides personalized services that are customized to each client’s needs. Our purpose is to bring value to every transaction. The Firm has worked with several clients including:
- Multilateral agencies
- Private banks
- Public banks
- Non-Governmental Organizations
- Investment funds
- Oil & Gas companies
- Mining companies
- Energy companies
- Large retailers
- Telecommunication Companies
Flor & Hurtado is made up of specialists in different areas, which allows us to have a multidisciplinary team that covers all the client’s needs in each case and transaction. Additionally, the team have extensive experience in cross-border transactions and have worked hand-in-hand with prestigious foreign firms, which brings an international vision to the daily practice.
The professionals are fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian. These language skills and the exposure of its team members to different cultures has allowed a better understanding of the each case and its complexities, especially when parties located in a variety of jurisdictions are involved.
Flor & Hurtado have access to an extensive network of law firms and different types of businesses around the globe. The correspondents are top tier firms in their respective regions, which guarantees a quality service. In addition, the members of the firm are part of international organizations and associations specialized in various areas, which brings a continuous updating on trends, as well as access to a wide network of professionals in different fields.