Robalino is one of Ecuador’s largest firms, renowned for its strong corporate and banking practices, and with deep expertise in  arbitration, antitrust, energy and tax.

ROBALINO is one of the most prominent professional services firms in Ecuador, a leader in the provision of legal and consulting services within and outside the country.

With 80 lawyers, 40 consultants and 175 collaborators in four offices across Ecuador, the firm is Chambers-ranked in Dispute Resolution, Energy & Natural Resources, Corporate + Commercial, Competition & Antitrust and Tax. 

The firm’s acclaimed corporate department assists clients with the negotiation of commercial contracts including distribution, concession and joint venture agreements, with additional capabilities advising on the purchase and sale of majority and minority share packages, as well as cross-border M&A transactions.

The dispute resolution group handles a variety of commercial, administrative and constitutional disputes, with particular expertise in international arbitration and investment arbitration. 

ROBALINO’s notable domestic and international clients are concentrated in the retail, energy, automotive, construction and technology sectors. 

Practice areas include: 

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Corporate
  • Competition Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Fusions and acquisitions
  • Labor
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Personal data protection
  • Intellectual property
  • Real estate
  • Tax

Quito, Guayaquil, Manta and Machala

Founded: 2011
Member since: 2021
Lawyers: 66

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Avenida 12 de Octubre No 26-48 y Lincoln, edificio Mirage, Piso 16.

Tel: +(593 2) 381 0950

Avenida 9 de Octubre 100 y Malecón Simón Bolívar, edificio La Previsora, piso 27, oficina 2703.

Tel: +(593 4) 381 0950

C.M2 entre Avenida 24 y C.23, edificio Manta Business Center, oficina 1204,Torre B.

Tel: +(593 5 ) 500 2810

Av. 25 de Junio y avenida del Sol, edificio Professional Center, Piso 3 – Oficina # 313

Tel: +(593 7 ) 2593080


Javier Robalino Orellana 
Managing Partner

Luis Carlos Fernández

Partner and Head of Litigation