Patricio Quevedo-Vergara

Director

Public Procurement, Dispute Resolution, Education, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare, Environmental

Patricio Quevedo is a member of the dispute resolution team at PBP. He has wide experience advising clients in regulatory matters with sector authorities.

Experience

Patricio specializes in dispute resolution and regulatory affairs.

He advises and represents clients in local and international arbitration disputes, civil, commercial, and administrative litigations, and enforcing related court decisions. His advice focuses on the energy, food, mass consumption, infrastructure, medical services, and education industries, in contractual, non-contractual, and administrative litigation matters.

He represents clients on regulatory matters for the implementation of local market entry strategies, focused on identifying and obtaining the specific requirements of each area of the industry to operate in Ecuador and the effective performance of economic activities. He advises both established clients as well as domestic and foreign companies that are starting up in Ecuador.

In academia, he has been a professor of subjects related to economic and procedural law since 2017.

Recognitions

Professional Background

  • Pérez, Bustamante & Ponce (2013 – present)
  • Secretary, Arbitration and Mediation Center, Quito Chamber of Commerce, Ecuador (2016 – present)
  • Director, International Center of Arbitration and Mediation ICAM (2012 – 2014)
  • Legal Advisor, Industry and Production Chamber, Quito, Ecuador (2011 – 2013)
  • Professor of Economic Law, Universidad de las Américas, Quito, Ecuador (2017 – 2018)
  • Professor of Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods, Universidad de Las Américas, Quito, Ecuador (2018 – 2020)
  • Professor of General Theory of Procedure, Universidad de Las Américas, Quito, Ecuador (2020 – 2021)
  • Professor of Non-Criminal Proceedings, Universidad de Las Américas, Quito, Ecuador (2022 – present)

Education

  • Universidad de las Américas, Quito, Ecuador (Lawyer, 2011)
  • University of California Berkeley, U.S.A. (Master’s Degree in Law, LL.M., 2016)
  • University of California Berkeley, U.S.A. (Business Law Certificate, 2016)

Languages

Spanish, English

Admissions

Ecuador

Memberships

  • Ecuador Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

PBP Insights – Patricio Quevedo Vergara

Área de Práctica - Resolución de Conflictos - PBP Law Patricio Quevedo
November 26, 2017

Preliminary Objections in Ecuadorian Arbitration

The debate surrounding the treatment of preliminary objections claimed by defendants in arbitral proceedings is one of the arduously debated subjects in academic and professional fora in the Ecuadorian world…
Área de Práctica - Comercio Internacional - PBP Law Patricio Quevedo
May 19, 2017

EU Treaty: Conditions for Access of Ecuadorian Goods

By signing the “Adhesion Protocol”, Ecuador joined the trade agreement signed by the European Union with Ecuador’s neighbors, Colombia and Peru, on 26 June 2012 (the “Treaty”). The entry into…
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March 11, 2016

The main challenges for the pharmaceutical industry

The pharmaceutical industry is one that is especially regulated. In Ecuador, as in other countries, pharmaceutical companies must navigate a sea of laws, rules and technical standards and regulations. The…
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