Spanish law firm ECIJA opens in Brazil and Ecuador becoming the largest Spanish law firm in Latin America.
ECIJA continues its international expansion opening offices in both Brazil and Ecuador just months after entering the Mexican market, making them the largest Spanish law firm in Latin America.
The new Latin American presence includes an integration with Brazilian firm, CTA and Ecuadorian firm, GP&A González - Peñaherrera & Asociados Abogados. ECIJA will count on 15 partners between the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo offices in Brazil and 10 partners in the Quito and Guayaquil offices in Ecuador.
Marcos André Vinhas Catão, Managing Partner at ECIJA in Brazil, expressed his satisfaction with the integration in ECIJA: "It is a great opportunity for us to become part of a modern firm, leader in digital economy, with a clear vocation for growth and with such a relevant presence in the Latin American market".
Gonzalo González, founding partner and general manager at ECIJA in Ecuador, has expressed his satisfaction with the integration, highlighting the great opportunity for his clients to have access to a homogeneous and quality service in the main Latin American countries.
Of the mergers, Hugo Écija, founder and Executive President at ECIJA, said "ECIJA not only reinforces its presence in Latin America, but also gives a remarkable impulse to its Energy and Natural Resources practice, hand in hand with two leading firms in this field.