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Silvana Lozada

Silvana Lozada

Silvana Lozada focuses her professional practice on labor law, management law, public procurement and legal procedures.

Silvana has worked in public institutions such as: Secretaría del Deporte in the clearance area; Servicio Ecuatoriano de Capacitación Profesional SECAP, in the regime disciplinary area; Empresa Pública TAME Línea Aérea del Ecuador “TAME EP”, in the contracts area: Ministerio del Trabajo as a labor inspector, among others; and in private enterprises she has worked in the childhood, labor, civil, tenancy, and others.

Now she works as a Legal advisor for aeronautic and land sectors and makes her professional practice in in different judicial fields.

Experience

Relevant experience:

  • Representing a Latin-American country in a commercial arbitration brought by a former concessionaire in the oil sector (UNCITRAL).
  • Representing a Latin-American country in a negotiation with a transnational company regarding corruption allegations.
  • Representing a Latin-American State and a State Owned Company in two commercial cases brought by two power-generation companies (ICC).
  • Representing the Republic of Ecuador in the investment arbitration brought by Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Occidental Exploration and Production Company (ICSID).
  • Representing the Republic of Ecuador in the investment arbitration brought by Murphy Exploration and Production Company International (ICSID).
  • Representing the Republic of Ecuador in the investment arbitration brought by Burlington Resources, Inc. and others (ICSID).
  • Representing the Republic of Ecuador in the investment arbitration brought by Perenco Ecuador Limited (ICSID).
  • Representing the Republic of Ecuador in two cases before the Court of Justice of the Andean Community related to commercial measures.
  • Representing the Republic of Ecuador in the negotiation of two international financial agreements.

Education

  • Universidad Tecnológica Israel, Master in Public Administration, Results Management (Graduated), 2019.
  • Universidad Central del Ecuador, Lawyer, 2012.

Admissions

  • Ecuador

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Publications

  • La Ley para el Fomento Productivo fortalece el arbitraje internacional en el
    Ecuador, Revistra de arbitraje comercial y de inversiones, vol XI n°3, 2018.
  • Ecuador flexibiliza sus reglas de arbitraje internacional para atraer inversiones, Revista de Arbitraje de la Comunidad Iberoamericana CIAR, October 2018.
  • Derecho Internacional Privado, Capítulo Ecuador, with A. Galindo, 2018.
  • Arbitraje internacional en el Ecuador y las condiciones de arbitrabilidad, Los 20 años de la Ley ecuatoriana del arbitraje, ICC, with A. Galindo, 2017.
  • La conformité de l’investissement au droit national, condition de sa protection internationale, ICSID Review – Foreign Investments Law Journal, 2014.
  • Cour de Cassation quashes decision that disregarded ICC rule on time limits to arbitrator challenges – 2 takeaways, International Arbitration Newsletter, DLA Piper, September 2014, con M. Ostrove y M. Desplats.

Memberships

  • Miembro del Foro de Abogados del Consejo de la Judicatura.