Employment Law (Corporate) in Ecuador
Av. Amazonas N39-123 and José Arizaga, Amazonas Plaza Building, floor 10, office 77, Quito, Pichincha
Jaramillo Dávila Abogados is a prestigious boutique law firm founded in 1950, that delivers experienced and personalized legal counseling, dispute resolution and litigation services with specialization in complex Labor and Employment matters. The firm is led by its two main partners, Dr. Fabián Jaramillo Terán and Dr. Diego Jaramillo Terán.
Jaramillo Dávila Abogados believes that peaceful conflict resolution, direct contact between lawyer and client and compliance with the Law are the key elements for reaching solutions and offering innovative and practical strategies, in benefit of clients and society.
The firm has a strategic alliance in Guayaquil with Larrea, Ortiz & Cía. Sociedad de Abogados, a firm that has developed an important practice in Labor and Employment and Business Law.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Labour, employment and social security law: Jaramillo Dávila Abogados is leader in Labor and Employment Law counselling and litigation. The firm is best known for its innovative and successful strategies regarding Law and Employment in litigation and legal counsel.
Jaramillo Dávila Abogados provides personalized and business-oriented counsel for our clients in order to comply with the law, solve problems and prevent future litigation.
Another of their areas of expertise is the direction of worker's unions as well as the negotiation and troubleshooting of collective conflicts and agreements.
The firm believes that healthy relations between employers and employees are a key element for successful businesses. Therefore, the firm’s lawyers work on a preventive basis, advising the client prior to decision making, in order to comply with labor regulations. They also provide the service of design and audit labor strategies that increase the potential of human resources while minimizing the impact of labor problems over the costs of the business.
Litigation: Litigation has been one of the most up and running areas at Jaramillo Dávila Abogados. The firm has ample experience in extrajudicial claims, labour, civil, commercial and administrative proceedings.
Litigation in Environmental Law, Insurance Law and Tort Law cases have been one of Jaramillo Davila’s best recognized areas of practice.
Civil and commercial law: The firm counsels foreign and local companies in structuring complex businesses and elaborating mercantile agreements.
Family law: Diego Jaramillo Terán has vast experience regarding Family Law, specializing in the field of divorce, child support, and separation and liquidation of marital property proceedings. He concentrates his practice in securing extrajudicial agreements in order to avoid eventual trials that affect both parties, as well as developing family protocols that structure de management and distribution of assets.
Corporate and compliance: The firm advises companies in corporate compliance matters, including the legal procedures related with Corporate Law.
Constitutional: The firm provides advice and representation to companies and individuals in filing constitutional claims looking for the protection of fundamental rights.
Mediation and arbitration: The firm has experience in institutional and independent mediation and arbitration procedures. Fabián Jaramillo Terán has served as an arbitrator for many years and founded the Mediation Center of the Local Bar Association when he served as President of that institution. This experience gives the firm deeper insight into the matter of Alternative Dispute Resolution.Show more +
Dr. Fabián Jaramillo Terán co-leads the practice at Jaramillo Dávila Abogados and is one of the most prestigious and experienced labor and employment lawyers in Ecuador, with over 40 years of experience in the matter. Graduated in 1978, Dr. Jaramillo has forty years of experience on counseling and litigating for various national and international enterprises in both labor individual and collective matters.
He has acted as alternate State Judge, alternate Supreme Court Judge, President of the Bar Association where he implemented the first program to provide free legal counseling to low income citizens. Currently, he serves as professor of procedural law at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, arbitrator at three centers in Quito and President of the Ecuadorian Institute of Procedural Law.Show more +