The firm ALVEAR MACIAS LEGAL ADVISORS, with principal place of business in Guayaquil and correspondents all over the Ecuadorian territory provides legal assistance to national and foreign companies and governments, as well as to individual clients. Its legal attendance in the different areas, applied to corporate business and personal subjects, is a brandmark of the firm associates and external professionals (outsourcing). The professionals count with vast experience and updated knowledge of Ecuadorian and international legislation, wich constitute a determining support for the excellent management and solutions in legal advice.
Among the local and international clients we have referred to, we can mention: ACS ACTIVIDADES DE CONSTRUCCION Y SERVICIOS S. A. (Spain); GRUPO DRAGADOS (Spain); ACS GROUP (Spain); URBASER (Spain); INTECSA (Spain); BUSH BOAKE ALLEN (Great Britain); GUAYAQUIL PORT AUTHORITY (Ecuador); R.M.G. RACCOLTA, MOLNAR & GREINER GESELLSAFT M.B.H. (Austria); NEGOCIOS INDUSTRIALES REAL - N.I.R.S.A (Ecuador); DHL-DANZAS AIR & OCEAN DEL ECUADOR S. A. (Germany); DYCTEL (Peru); FISE (Spain); MAKIBER S.A. (Spain) ELECTROCONSULT (Italy); INYPSA (Spain), INTECSA (Spain), UTRERANA DE CALDERERIA (Spain), DAIPSA (Spain); BARRY-WEHMILLER INDUSTRIES, INC. (USA); and, REEFER EXPRESS LINES (USA), to cite just a few of the companies that have entrusted their legal business with us.
Areas of practiceIn Alvear Macias Legal Advisors, the client will find the legal consultant fit to solve his questions and conflicts in a cordial and professional business relationship, not always with the need to arrive at confrontation, but nevertheless, with the skill, character and resolution to litigate whenever necessary. It is necessary to mention that Alvear Macias Legal Advisors handles a variety of complex subjects of litigations in major cities and all over the country. These litigations are related with most of the legal areas mentioned before.Our firm has represented, and still successfully represents, prestigious international corporations in recovery of financial debts and contractual claims of diverse matter. Also the firm has a great litigation experience in circuit and district courts, including the mostly required representations of clients before the Supreme Justice Court.
- Civil Rights
- Banking and Financial
- Public Contracts (Bidding Processes)
- Telecommunications and Energy
- Financial Institutions and Operations
- Foreign Investments
- Intellectual Property
- International Law
- Concessions and Privatizations Procedures
- Titles and Values
- Transference of Technology
- Arbitration and Litigation
Dr. Jorge Alvear Macías
Doctor Jorge G. Alvear-Macias studied in the Catholic University of Guayaquil and later on graduated at the University of Guayaquil on 1975 with a degree of Attorney; he obtained his Juris Doctor degree on 1990.
He was linked to the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil as its General Secretary and also as Secretary of the Arbitration Commission. He was also co-judge of the Second Penal Tribunal of Guayas and subsequently performed as Civil Judge Fourth of Guayaquil. On 1995 he was elected co-judge of the Superior Police Court of Guayaquil. He was Judge of The Constitutional Court of Ecuador (2006-2007).
Dr. Alvear was legal advisor to several national and international corporate conglomerates as well as banking and financial institutions, acting as special legal counsel for the board of Directors. He was also an active Arbitrator and Mediator to the Arbitration Center administrated by the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil.
He is the author of the book "Study of the Resources (Civil Remedies) in the Ecuadorian Civil Process", with two published editions. It is worth mentioning his long time experience and contribution to University Professorship. He has been part time professor of the Catholic University teaching Book III of Ecuadorian Civil Code, and at present time teaches Civil Procedure at the Espiritu Santo Specialties University (UEES). Dr. Alvear specializes in litigations and arbitration, banking law, public and commercial contracts, privatization and concessions procedures.
Ab. Lelys González Montealegre
Miss Lelys González, Attorney at law, was born June 18, 1964 and she performed her studies in the Catholic University of Guayaquil, where she obtained the degrees of Bachelor in Political and Social Sciences (1987) and Lawyer of the Courts and Tribunals of the Republic (1991).
Lelys González's practice includes Corporate Law, Commercial, and Civil Law. She has ample experience in purchase-sale contracts, Loans, Profits, Mortgages, Municipal Matters, Condominium Real Estate legislation, Leasing of urban and rustic lands, material contracts of work; Labor Matters for contracting and dismissal of employees; Public Contracting and bidding proceedings; specialization in Lawsuits in civil and criminal areas; judicial procedures in maritime matters, by specialization of Damages and Mischief, Payments by specialization, executive judgments, Lawsuit in Taxes of Customs nature, Refund Claim proceedings with the Internal Revenue Service for undue payments or payments in excess and appeal of assessments, claims before the Fiscal Court and Judgment coercive trials of Customs, among others proceedings of tributary nature.
The areas under her charge in our organization extend to the General Legal Advisory, in civil contractual matters. She manages the direct relationship with the corporate clients and assumes their representation before the public administration on tax matters and other obligations, related to operation licenses for commercial establishments, as well as the commercial area of lawsuits.
It is worth mentioning, that Miss González collaborated in 1991 in the Law Office of Simmonds & Associates, as LAWYER ASSISTANT. In 1992 she was incorporated to the LAW FIRM of Dr. JORGE G. ALVEAR as ASSISTANT LAWYER, and thereafter, in 1995 she founded the firm ALVEAR MACIAS LEGAL ADVISORS, jointly with the Dr. Jorge Alvear Macías and Attorney Teresa Nuques Martínez, thus being a founding Partner of the firm.
Ab. Elio Reyes Arandi
Elio studied and earned his law degree from the University of Guayaquil in 2012. He linked to Alvear Macías Legal Advisors since 2002 and he received book awards in Research and Writing, Contracts, and Civil Procedure. Throughout law school, Elio served as a judicial extern. He also served as a paralegal for the Lawyer Lelys Gonzalez. Upon graduation, Elio successfully completed the University of Guayquil specialized studies in Civil Law, Criminal Law, Labor Law, Human rights, Family law,. Practice: Complex Commercial Litigation and familly law Defense.
The philosophy of the firm is based on the delivery of the best legal service to the client and is sustained on the principle of proactivity: "do not expect the events to happen, make them happen"; and the knowledge of the lawyer community of Ecuador, keeping in mind that:" only a lawyer knows another lawyer´s best talent".
This working mystique motivates us to select –inside and outside of the law firm– and depending on the case, the best professional to attend the primary high quality necessities of the legal service the customer requires, thanks to our relationship with renowned Ecuadorian lawyers, who share the same commitment of achieving excellence in the professional practice and the innovative thought of permanent superior service.
Dr. Jorge Alvear M.
Specialist legal systems of human rights protection. He exercised the magistracy in the TC, today Constitutional Court of Ecuador.more
Ab. Lelys González M.
Extended experience in Transactional Services, Usufructs, Mortgages, Municipal Affairs, Criminal and Civil Litigation, among others.more
Ab. Elio Reyes A.
His area of legal work is focused on the Civil Laws, Criminal Laws, Labor Laws, Human Rights, Family Laws, Children and Teenagers Laws.more
LocationAv. Francisco de Orellana and Alberto Borges
"Centrum Building" (CLARO)
10th floor, Offices 1 y 2
Guayaquil, Ecuador Phone: (593) 42634273
The firm was founded in Guayaquil - Ecuador on 1995 by attorneys: Dr. Jorge G. Alvear Macías, Lelys González Montealegre and Teresa Nuques Martinez.
The firm arose like an answer to the increasing business of the city, and the necessity to count with a valid alternative that concentrates in the same organization, professionals with a high profile of experience and the benefit of quality legal service. Both requirements were met as the founders began to be acknowledged as outstanding professionals in each different specialty of the legal system in Ecuador.
At the present time ALVEAR MACIAS LEGAL ADVISORS handles all the legal work of over one hundred national and international clients, maintaining its original philosophy of quality service and the best legal advice.
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