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ATTY. VANESSA AGUIRRE

External Legal Advisor

vaguirre@lmzabogados.com

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate Law

Litigation 

Constitutional Law

EXPERIENCE

MEYTHALER & ZAMBRANO LAWYERS                                    

External Legal Advisor 

Since 2022

 

ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION CENTER OF THE QUITO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Member of the Legal Committee
Since 2022

 

 

QUALIFICATION BODY OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF ECUADOR

Member and secretary of the

2018 - 2019

 

QUALIFYING BODY FOR THE PARTIAL RENEWAL OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Member and President 

2021- 2022

 

TRANSITORY COUNCIL OF CITIZENS' PARTICIPATION AND SOCIAL CONTROL.

Member of the Citizen Oversight Committee appointed by the Council for the evaluation process of the National Court of Justice.

2019

 

ANDRADE & ASSOCIATES 

Founder 

2009 - 2017

 

ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION CENTER OF CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF QUITO

Appointed by merit and competitive examination.

Since 2015

 

CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL CHAMBER OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUSTICE

Judicial Assistant and later Legal Advisor

1998 - 2008

EDUCATION

UNIVERSIDAD PAUL DE OLAVIDE DE SEVILLE (2010)

Seville, Spain (2010)

Doctor Cum Laude in Law - Department of Public Law

 

UNIVERSIDAD ANDINA SIMÓN BOLÍVAR 

Quito, Ecuador (2005)

Specialist in Procedural Law and in University Teaching

 

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL ECUADOR

Quito, Ecuador (2002)

Bachelor in Legal Sciences and Lawyer

HIGHLIGHTED ACTIVITIES

Author of the book "Tutela jurisdiccional del crédito en Ecuador", she obtained the "Honorable Mention" of the "José María Velasco Ibarra" award for the best work in Public Law granted by the Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito in 2013. 

 

She is an external evaluator of articles in indexed journals such as Iuris Dictio, Ruptura, and Foro magazines.

 

Founding member and former president of the Ecuadorian Institute of Procedural Law (2018 -2020), and of the Ecuadorian Institute of Arbitration (2019).

 

She has collaborated in the drafting of legal projects (Civil Procedural Code, of the Ecuadorian Institute of Procedural Law, 2007; Organic Code of the Judicial Function, 2008-2009) and has been invited to the National Assembly as an expert in procedural law in regulatory reform processes.

 

In the academic field, she has been a lecturer, undergraduate and postgraduate professor since 2002, in Procedural Law, Private Law, and Constitutional Law, at:

  • School of Jurisprudence of Universidad San Francisco de Quito,

  • Faculty of Jurisprudence of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador,

  • Superior Specialization and Master's Degree in Procedural Law.

  • Advanced Specialization in Financial and Stock Exchange Law.

  • Professional Master's Degree in Constitutional Law and Doctorate in Law at UASB-Ecuador.

  • Guest lecturer in the Master's Degrees in Procedural Law at Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil and Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo.