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Josémaría Bustamante

Position: Partner
Phone: +593995231025
Categories: Civil, Commercial & contractual, Compliance, Energy & mining, Litigation and conflict resolution, Merger & acquisitions, Project promotion & financing, Public procurement & concessions, Tax

Josemaría has provided legal advice to domestic and foreign clients for over 35 years. His experience includes multilateral transactions; Cross Border transactions; Mergers and Acquisitions; Market Control; Project Finance and Management; Public Procurement; Commercial Law; Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation; Corporate, Corporate and Trust Law; International Trade; Franchising, Licensing and Distribution in the following sectors: Insurance, Banking, Finance, Trust, Commercial, Corporate, Agency, Civil Law, Administrative Law, Communications, Maritime, Energy, Agrochemical Industry; Beverage Industry; Agribusiness; Food/Fish Industry.

Josemaría supports pro-bono causes. He has assisted nationals and foreigners in contentious matters; he obtained the first certificate of protection in Ecuador and the first patent granted to a Luthier in the country, granted to Luthier Hugo Chiliquinga. He has advised the Zaldumbide-Rosales Foundation, which promotes musicians worldwide, as well as The Global Foodbanking Network.

  • 2021 – Present: Partner, BUSTAMANTE FABARA
  • 1996 – 2021: Senior Partner, BUSTAMANTE & BUSTAMANTE
  • 1990 – 1996: Associate, BUSTAMANTE & BUSTAMANTE
  • Member, Pichincha Bar Association;
  • Active Participant, International Bar Association (IBA);
  • Active Participant, American Bar Association;
  • Active Participant, World Services Group;
  • Active Participant, Global Leaders Forum.
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador.
  • Attorney: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador.
  • Bachelor in Juridical Sciences: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador.
  • Spanish
  • English