Hugo García Larriva
Partner, Carmigniani Perez
Hugo García Larriva focuses his practice on complex litigation, domestic and international arbitration (commercial and investment matters) and public international law. He has experience in cases involving multiple jurisdictions and procedural rules and has participated in proceedings before ICC, ICSID and ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitral tribunals. Prior to joining Carmigniani Perez, Mr García Larriva worked in the international arbitration group of an international law firm in Paris. Mr García Larriva has also served as legal adviser to the Attorney General Office of Ecuador (Unit of International Affairs and Arbitration), and as director and deputy director of the most important Centres of Arbitration and Mediation in Ecuador. He is a lecturer and deputy director of the master’s degree in international litigation and arbitration at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, and director and general editor of the Ecuadorian Arbitration Review and the Ecuadorian Arbitration Gazette. Mr García recent representations include: representing an Ecuadorian group in an ICC arbitration with seat in Mexico regarding a cross-border acquisition of a corporation in the dairy industry; the defence of a Latin American state in two ICSID Arbitrations, the representation of the Central Bank of Ecuador in a case before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (UK); the representation of Ecuador in two proceedings before the Andean Court of Justice regarding alleged restrictions to trade.