Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

PBP is the largest firm in Ecuador, considered a leader in the legal market and a trusted adviser for national and international clients. It has offices in Quito and Guayaquil, and outreach throughout Ecuador.

PBP endeavours to understand clients’ challenges and needs. Its multi-practice teams – integrating expertise in 13 practice areas and nine industries – have an in-depth understanding of the specific challenges of each sector.

PBP’s team has both local and international experience. Several members have attended renowned local and international universities and have worked at first-rate law firms around the world. Furthermore, a number of its attorneys have been admitted to practise in the State of New York, District of Columbia, Spain, Chile, Colombia and other jurisdictions.

PBP has consistently been honoured as Ecuadorian Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 and 2009) and by Who’s Who Legal (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010).

Social responsibility is a part of its professional culture. Through the Fabián Ponce O Foundation, founded in 1987, the firm encourages and optimises its social responsibility work. It represents fair causes with an emphasis on family law.

PBP strives to be an increasingly inclusive firm and endeavours to promote the leadership and professional development of women.


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