Partner Profile

Rafael Valdivieso

Bustamante Fabara


LL 250


Rafael advises local and international companies on drafting and negotiating contracts, corporate structuring, project financing, operational agreements, and local and cross-border M&A in the oil and gas and mining industries.

He works with the firm’s main oil & gas and mining clients operating in Ecuador. Rafael has advised companies in structuring and implementing projects in Ecuador, Cuba, Venezuela, Guatemala, Argentina and Mexico.

He has been recognised by renowned legal magazines in energy and natural resources for several consecutive years. Similarly, Rafael was appointed Director of the Ecuador chapter of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

He is an expert in administrative law and has considerable experience in regulatory matters regarding telecommunications.

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