His extensive experience working with private companies, along with his expertise in public and private contracts in the oil, mining and telecommunications industries, particularly in administrative law, environmental law, community relations, arbitration and legal representation have led Xavier to becoming one of Ecuador’s most prominent lawyers for companies seeking to do business in the country.
On an international level, Xavier has significant experience developing his legal practice along with non-governmental organizations, in different matters ranging from corporate issues to environmental organizations and even human rights.
Xavier is the legal representative of transnational companies from different countries such as the United States, Europe, China, and others. His practice, characterized by his business knowledge, has allowed these companies to consolidate and grow their investments in Ecuador.
Additionally, Xavier is widely recognized by national and international companies and by the different business unions as a lawyer who is highly experienced in law suits and litigation. Having led legal teams involved in emblematic cases in Ecuador, Xavier is particularly well-known for his skills as a trial attorney in constitutional law, civil law, labor law, and administrative law, both in ordinary jurisdiction and in arbitration.
- Chamber of Industries and Production, Legal Director.
- Delegate of the employers in the National Labor Council.
- IDE, Business School, Quito, Masters in Business Administration (EMBA)
- Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, Masters in Fundamental Rights.
- Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
- Petroleum & Energy
- Banking and Finance
- Hospitality and Tourism
- Food and Beverage
- Transportation and Logistics
Areas of Expertise
Litigation and Arbitration
Investments and structuring new business models.
Transparency and Anti-corruption
Mergers and Procurement
Restructuring and Bankruptcy