Professional Notice

Bustamante Fabara


Bustamante Fabara is the firm of the future. It is one of the strongest firms in Ecuador. With more than 85+ years of experience, Bustamante Fabara is at the forefront of the Ecuadorian legal market, always accompanying our clients as a strategic partner. It is a full-service firm with more than 19 areas of practice. It consists of 12 multidisciplinary partners and more than 90 lawyers; it is a law firm that embraces change and covers all areas of law finding business solutions for our clients.

It emerged as two top-ranked law firms merged to become a new legal powerhouse in Ecuador. The partners of Bustamante & Bustamante, a third-generation firm and one of the most prestigious in Ecuador with more than 65 years of successful trajectory, and the partners of Fabara Abogados, a first generation but equally well established and highly respected firm, merged to create a new national champion.

The firm provides legal advice in all areas to investors and companies, throughout the territory of the Republic of Ecuador, seeking to achieve the highest standards of service and professionalism. It consists of extraordinary professionals who are experts in their area and are widely and internationally recognised for their quality service and extensive knowledge in different industries.

It has more than 19 areas of practice, in which Bustamante Fabara has been widely and internationally recognised for its excellence. They are extremely well recognised for intellectual property, commercial and corporate, competition, banking and finance, litigation, tax, energy and natural resources, among others.

Bustamante Fabara administration is professional and strong. Its management consists of a board of directors, a chairman and a managing partner. Their guidance makes Bustamante Fabara a distinguished firm, not only by the breadth and depth of its advice in various areas, but also by the vast experience accumulated by the firm and its partners in the public, private and academic sector.

Bustamante Fabara is one of the strongest firms of the jurisdiction because of many factors. It offers its clients professionalism, receptivity, and personalised service. It is a leader in gender diversity. Its managing partner is female, 35% of the partners and 32% of lawyers are female. It is made by a multidisciplinary team, which is innovative and has a great amount of knowledge in different areas of law. Bustamante Fabara mixes global and modern vision with massive experience and knowledge. Its career plan is another strong key element. It entails of a modern career plan with potential growth for their lawyers to become partners.

Bustamante Fabara the firm of the future, it has not only stood out for advising with a global and modern vision. but also, for guaranteeing immediate globalised and personalised service. This has resulted in a close and strong relationship between our lawyers and clients based on trust and professionalism.

  • 85+ years of the combined firms’ experience.
  • 14 partners.
  • 18+ practice areas.
  • 90+ lawyers
  • 12+ ranked lawyers in one or more practice areas by one or more leading international ranking guides.
  • 160+ people.
  • A leader in gender diversity – managing partner, 35% of partners and 32% of lawyers are female.
  • Nationwide reach, with offices strategically located in Quito and Guayaquil.

Quito Office
Av. Patria E4-69 y Amazonas
COFIEC Building

Guayaquil Office
Av. Miguel Alcívar Vásquez y Eleodoro Arboleda
Plaza Center Building Of. 404
Tel: +593 2 256 2680

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