Daniel López Suárez

Partner

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Founding partner and Managing Partner of LÓPEZ RIBADENEIRA Abogados, he was a partner of Lexvalor Abogados, former President and partner of Corporación Legal CL Ecuador. His experience in public law and contentious litigation was developed by having advised several entities in the public sector, among which his passing through the State Attorney General's Office stands out as an Advisor to the Office of the Attorney General for years.

He directed the area of ​​Administrative Law and Public Contracting of LEXVALOR Abogados, and co-directed the Dispute Resolution area of ​​said firm. His experience of more than 12 years in these branches of law allows him to advise public entities, national companies, multinationals and former public officials in previous and post-contractual procedures of Public Purchases, Concessions, Challenges of Glosses before the Comptroller General, Public-Private Partnerships and administrative processes before Entities of the Public sector. Its specialty is the sponsorship of national and foreign companies in challenging the acts of the Administration, as well as these companies and former public officials in litigation in administrative, judicial, arbitration, constitutional and mediation processes.

Daniel is a Consultant and contributor to the World Bank and UNDP; He is a professor of the modules of Public Companies and of Arbitration and Mediation in the Master's Degree in Business Law of the Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo; He was Professor of Intellectual Property at the San Francisco University of Quito, is a Lead Mentor in the Legal Area of ​​the Program for Entrepreneurs of the Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation AEI, with training in the Litigation Skills Trial Advocacy Program at the American University, Washington College of Law, USA.

Daniel has been mentioned by the prestigious English publication LEGAL500 as a prominent professional in Dispute Resolution in Ecuador, emphasizing his participation and experience in representing domestic corporations in litigation against state entities.

Referee at the UEES Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Mentioned by the international ranking of legal firms LEADERS LEAGUE in 2019, as leader of the Dispute Resolution area of ​​the firm, which has been Highly Recommended in Ecuador by this ranking. 

Guest Referee within the Ecuador National Arbitration Contest year 2019.

Experience
  • Legal Advisor and Judicial and Arbitration Sponsor of national and foreign companies and former public officials, consultant of entities of the public sector and International Organizations.
  • Partner of the firm LEXVALOR Abogados.
  • President and Partner of Corporación Legal CL Ecuador,
  • Advisor to the Office of the Attorney General of the State (PGE),
  • National Director of Legal Advice of the PGE, in charge,
  • National Director of Human Talent Management of the PGE, in charge,
  • Subdirector of the Directorate of Public and Special Contracting of the PGE,
  • Legal Adviser to the Vice Minister of Government,
  • Legal and Administrative Coordinator of the Productive Strategies and Attraction of Investments Program of CORPEI and Ministry of Production Coordination,
  • Lawyer of the Public and Special Contracting Offices of the Attorney General of the State,
  • Legal Consultant of the United Nations Development Program UNDP,
  • World Bank Taxpayer for Annual Comparative Reports on Government Procurement and Public-Private Partnerships in Ecuador,
  • Current Founding Partner and Managing Partner of LÓPEZ RIBADENEIRA Abogados.
  • Referee at the UEES Arbitration and Mediation Center.
  • Mentioned by the prestigious English publication LEGAL500 as an outstanding professional in Dispute Resolution in Ecuador, emphasizing his participation and experience in representing domestic corporations in litigation against state entities.
  • Mentioned by the international ranking of LEADERS LEAGUE legal firms in 2019 as Leader of the Dispute Resolution area of ​​the Highly Recommended Firm in Ecuador López Ribadeneira Abogados.
  • Guest Referee within the Ecuador National Arbitration Contest year 2019.
Education
  • Master in Public Procurement Law, Public University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, (year 2010)
  • Postgraduate in Administrative Law, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, (year 2008)
  • Lawyer, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, (year 2006)
  • Bachelor Degree in Legal Sciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador, (2005).
  • American University, Washington College of Law, Litigation Skills Program, Trial Advocacy (2017).
  • Professor of the modules Arbitration and Mediation and Public Companies in the Master of Law of the University of Specialties Espirito Santo, Guayaquil-Ecuador, (year 2016 - present)
  • Full professor of the Intellectual Property Law Chair at the San Francisco University of Quito, Quito-Ecuador, (years 2010-2012)
  • Guest speaker at the International Congress of Legal Marketing and Technologies in Shanghai, China. (year 2013)
Publications
  • Public Procurement Manual, first and second editions, Corporation for Studies and Publications, (First edition year 2011, second edition year 2016)
  • Entrepreneur ABC Manual, Practical Legal Guide to start a business in Ecuador, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program UNDP, (2016)
  • Writer of the Legal Blog AsiaLAW and of the Magazines Legal News and Numbers.
Membresías
  • Instituto Ecuatoriano de Derecho Administrativo
  • Instituto Ecuatoriano de Arbitraje
  • Red Iberoamericana de Contratación Pública
  • Colegio de Abogados de Pichincha
  • Alianza para el Emprendimiento y la Innovación AEI, Mentor Líder del área jurídica
  • IEA
  • Ideas
  • Redicop

Av. Orellana E9-195 y Av. 6 de Diciembre, Edificio Alisal de Orellana, of. 502-504. Quito-Ecuador
+593 2 3819965 - 3819986 - 2906873
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