was founded in Quito in 1984 and has grown to be one of Ecuador's leading law firms. It is a full-service law firm with 15 lawyers attending clients in all legal practice areas. Estudio Jurídico Prado actively participates in foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, public and private bidding, ... international transactions, corporate issues, financial and banking business, telecommunications, media, technology and the internet, reinsurance, labour issues, intellectual property, antitrust, privatisation and transfer of technology; the firm also provides legal advice on unconstitutionality, litigation and collection, manufacturer liability, consumer rights, administrative matters and the regulatory framework. The firm's multi-disciplinary philosophy ensures that lawyers have a broad understanding of many legal areas and can offer both depth and breadth of expertise, as well as astute legal and tax planning judgment. The firm has been recognised as a leading firm in the sphere of tax and finance. Estudio Jurídico Prado's Tax Team, led by Dr Mario Prado, comprises 11 specialised professionals focused on managing clients' tax planning and on offering expert legal advice in accounting and financial matters.