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Rafael Paredes

Rafael Paredes

An attorney specializing in mining and competition, he provides comprehensive legal counsel, especially in the enforcement of mining and environmental regulations.

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Provides day-to-day advising on regulatory and environmental matters related to the mining industry for various mining companies during the exploration stage.
Has provided legal advising on M&A for several mining companies as part of their entry into Ecuador.
Legal advising provided to several mining companies on judicial proceedings tried with the Constitutional Court regarding mining activities in Ecuador.
Preventive audits and anti-trust compliance programs in the pharmaceutical, food, and logistics industries.
Legal advising on competitive administrative processes for various companies in the pharmaceutical, food, and logistics industries.
Master of Laws (LLM), University College London, UK (2013)
Attorney, cum laude, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador (USFQ), (2010)
Bachelor in Political Science and International Development, Saint Mary’s University, Canada (2005)
Foro de Abogados (Ecuador Public Bar Association)