FERRERE

Senior associate

Esteban Baquero

Esteban Baquero is an associate at FERRERE´s offices in Quito, Ecuador, and is a member of the labor, litigation, arbitration and project finance teams of the firm.

Esteban Baquero is a senior associate at FERRERE´s offices in Quito, Ecuador, and is a member of the labor, litigation, arbitration and project finance teams of the firm. Esteban has been recommended for the labor area by Legal 500.

Baquero focus his practice on labor and social security matters, both in administrative and judicial proceedings. He collaborates actively in civil, labor and contentious-administrative procedures and provides legal advice to multi-lateral lending institutions in project finance matters.

Before joining FERRERE, Esteban worked for Schlumberger del Ecuador S.A., in the area of contracts, gaining experience on the commercial, contractual and hydrocarbons industry. He also performed pre-professional practices at the National Judicial Council, at the Pro Bono Legal Office of Universidad San Francisco de Quito, and at the entrepreneurship area of the university.

Currently, Esteban is arbitral secretary of the Arbitration and Mediation Centre of the Chamber of Commerce of Quito.

Memberships

  • Forum of Attorneys of Ecuador
  • Young Arbitrariors Forum (ICC-YAF)
  • Attorney, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, 2009

Recommended

Legal 500 / Labour & Employment
17/03/2020
Ecuador

Ecuador: suspension of workday and activities in the Judiciary Branch, Constitutional Court and arbitration and mediation centers

The Plenary of the Judiciary Council, in Resolutions 030-2020 and 031-2020, and the National Court of Justice, in Resolution 04-2020, have resolved as follows.

16/03/2020
Ecuador

Ecuador: guidelines announced for working from home during health emergency

As a preventive measure so that workers can perform their jobs using mechanisms to safeguard their health and lives during the health emergency, and to mitigate propagation of the coronavirus (COVID-19), on March 12, 2020, the Ministry of Labor issued Resolution 076-2020. The measure provides as follows: 

16/03/2020
Ecuador

Ecuador: Announcement on workday reduction, modification or suspension during health emergency

To guarantee workers’ job stability the Ministry of Labor has issued Ministerial Resolution MDT-2020-077 on emergency workday reduction, modification or suspension during the health emergency declared due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

13/03/2020
Ecuador

FERRERE Ecuador advises ELIPE S.A.

FERRERE Ecuador successfully represented ELIPE S.A., a subsidiary of the Toronto based gold mining company CORE GOLD, on a contentious administrative claim against the Ministry of Mining and the Attorney General’s Office.

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