Hugo García Larriva

Hugo García Larriva

Partner, Carmigniani Perez
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Mr García-Larriva focuses his practice on complex litigation, domestic and international arbitration (commercial and investment matters) and public international law. He has experience in cases involving multiple jurisdictions and procedural rules and has participated in proceedings before ICC, ICSID and ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitral tribunals.

Prior to joining Carmigniani Pérez, Mr García-Larriva worked in the international arbitration group of an international law firm in Paris, France. Mr García-Larriva has also served as legal adviser to the Attorney General Office of Ecuador (Unit of International Affairs and Arbitration), and as director and deputy director of the most important centres of arbitration and mediation in Ecuador. He lectures at the master's programme in international arbitration and litigation and undergraduate programme in law at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Mr García-Larriva is director of the Ecuadorian Institute of Arbitration and former ICC YAF representative for Latin America.

His recent experience includes: representing an Ecuadorian group in an ICC arbitration with a seat in México regarding a cross-border acquisition of a corporation in the dairy industry; the defence of a Latin American state in two ICSID arbitrations, the representation of the Central Bank of Ecuador in a case before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (UK); and the representation of Ecuador in two proceedings before the Andean Court of Justice regarding alleged restrictions to trade.

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