Partner Profile

Roque Bustamante

Bustamante & Bustamante


LL 250


Corporate, commercial, oil and gas, mining, antitrust, intellectual property, labour law.

Master's in intellectual property, University of New Hampshire/Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire, 1992

Juris Doctor: Catholic University Of Ecuador, April 1991. Admitted Ecuadorian Bar 1991.

Professor of economic law: Universidad De Las Américas, Quito – Ecuador

Senior partner. Ranked by Chambers Latin America in Band 1: Energy and Natural Resources for the past 10 years. “The team is co-led by the much-vaunted Roque Bernardo Bustamante, who regularly advises on major negotiations between governments and international energy companies. Clients describe him as “a first-class individual who is thoroughly knowledgeable, efficient, proactive and business-oriented”, and highlight his excellence at providing expert legal guidance in even the most complex political situations.

After completing the EnCana subsidiaries sale in Ecuador to a Chinese consortium on March 2006, returned to Bustamante & Bustamante focusing on foreign investors, corporate, M&A, intellectual property including health registrations and oil and gas and mining clients.

Spanish and English.

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