Spain’s ECIJA has integrated another law agency in Ecuador, incorporating four partners and a fourth town to its protection of the South American state.

Estudio Central partners Juan Valdivieso González, Sebastián López Hidalgo, Xavier Molina López and Santiago Vega Malo bring skills in constitutional, tax and intellectual assets law in Cuenca, a picturesque colonial metropolis in the Andean highlands of Ecuador.

“With Estudio Central built-in into ECIJA GPA, we seem with optimism to the Ecuador of now and we guess on a even bigger country with equality, free trade and growth across industries,” Gonzalo González, running spouse of ECIJA GPA in Ecuador, said in a statement.

González famous that a one business enterprise group in the Cuenca region accounts for 4% of Ecuador’s gross domestic product. ECIJA is the only international law company in the city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Internet site.

Cuenca is a hub for field, mining, true estate and tourism.

The companions at Estudio Central explained in a statement: “The function and existence of an worldwide company in the city of Cuenca will consolidate a new eyesight of the legal practice, incorporating techniques with the best intercontinental requirements, delivering our shoppers with specialized guidance in new spots of legislation with the included benefit of obtaining a global arrive at.”

The Estudio Central crew has enough expertise in corporate dispute resolution matters, as properly as in advising Ecuadorean and international organizations and establishments.

ECIJA entered Ecuador in mid-2020 by using the integration of González Peñaherrera & Asociados Abogados, which had workplaces in the cash Quito as well as in the port town Guayaquil.

In 2022, the business opened a third workplace in Ecuador, in the coastal town of Manta, the coronary heart of the country’s sizeable fishing market. Ecuador is the world’s 2nd-greatest producer of tuna.

ECIJA has offices in 13 Latin American nations around the world, as properly as an outpost in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. All around the earth, the business employs additional than 900 lawful professionals.