Noboa, Peña, & Torres (NPT) has a wide professional experience and a prominent presence in legal activity in Ecuador and within the region.
NPT has a national practice with offices in the two main cities and economic centers of Ecuador: Quito and Guayaquil, with a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, led by partners in both offices. Our firm is well recognised not only for its professionalism, ethics, service standards and proficiency, but also for the distinguished national integrated services that international businesses cannot overlook.
Our firm is a founding member of the Iberoamerican Legal Network, an international alliance of law firms led by Broseta Abogados (Spain). This network involves prestigious law firms from Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Spain. The purpose of the network is to provide uniform and high-quality services to clients with interests within the region, through a network of more than 250 lawyers committed to establishing new ways of collaboration between Europe and Latin America.
Main areas of practice
Arbitration: The firm is well recognised in the arbitration field. One of our partners, Marcelo Torres, is the current president of one of the most respected arbitration forums in the country, the Arbitration Centre of the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil.
Antitrust: NPT has been involved in the due diligence of market leaders in the following sectors: food and beverage, ceramics, home appliances, sugar and ethanol production, metals and pharmaceuticals.
Banking, finance and capital markets: NPT provides services to some of the most important national and foreign banks in Ecuador, as well as multilateral credit institutions.
Corporate / commercial / M&A: NPT is well experienced in this areas of practice, providing services to wide portfolio of clients that include both local and international corporations, in complex multi-jurisdiction acquisitions that commonly demand to team up with foreign firms rapidly, to face collateral issues, such as antitrust, tax and labour, among others.
Energy: The firm has provided services to several clients in projects related to this field. Recent engagements include important foreign companies in the evaluation of oil and gas projects in Ecuador.
Litigation: NPT frequently acts in complex constitutional, administrative, civil and commercial, and labour litigation.
Labour and employment: NPT is very reputed in the field, our list of clients include industrial, commercial, banking sectors, very sophisticated multinational clients.
Public procurement: NPT has vast experience advising the private sector on large and complex government procurement contracts.
Av República del Salvador No. 23-230 y Av Naciones Unidas
Edificio CITIBANK, 2do piso
Tel: +593 2 2970195 / 2970198 / 2970199
Junín # 105 y Malecón Simón Bolívar
Edificio Vista al Río, 2do Piso
Ecuador Tel: +593 4 2300814
Fax: +593 4 2302113