Santiago Palacios focuses on dispute resolution, corporate, and environmental law matters for national and international clients. He represents clients across a range of different industries such as distribution and services, energy and natural resources, food and beverage, infrastructure and construction, insurance, pharma, real estate and retail.

In the dispute resolution area, Mr. Palacios represents local and international clients in administrative and judicial disputes, and he is also active in alternative dispute resolution methods, especially arbitration.

In the corporate sector, he provides legal counsel in relation to, among others, complex mergers and acquisitions and the purchase and leasing of assets. In addition, he provides day-to-day advice as per company needs and new projects. He also provides training to officials on various legal issues and assists in compliance matters.

In ​environmental and natural resources law, he represents clients in administrative and judicial processes and in the management and resolution of socio-environmental conflicts; he has achieved successful agreements in complex conflicts with indigenous communities and environmental authorities, thus preserving the relationship between clients and different social actors.

Mr. Palacios’ legal expertise makes him an industry leader in the insurance sector, advising some of the most important insurance companies operating in Ecuador in the prevention of conflicts and keep their businesses protected. This includes regulatory compliance before the relevant authorities, as well as the representation of companies in administrative and judicial processes.

He has been recognized by legal directories such as: Chambers and Partners, Latin Lawyer, Leaders League, The Legal 500 and LACCA.

Corral Rosales is one of many member law firms of the Zuber Lawler Global International Network. Each law firm in the network is an independent law firm. Engagement of one law firm in the network does not create any attorney-client relationship with or any liability on the part of any other law firm in the network.