Dr. Francisco Mejía Navas

Partner


fmejia@nmslaw.com.ec

EXPERIENCE

Francisco focuses his practice in the areas of labor, corporate, health care, retail and mass consumption (consumer protection) law.

He has worked as an in-house attorney for major food and retail pharmaceutical companies in Ecuador, which has given him ample experience in advising on commercial matters, health care and licenses, and consumer defense matters.

In the area of labor law, Francisco has been rated as an expert by the prestigious international publication Chambers & Partners. He earned this recognition for his effective participation in, and handing of, individual and collective disputes for both local and international clients.

He was a delegate for employers in the discussions of salaries in the commercial and health care sectors in 2016 and 2017.

He is currently a commercial law professor at the International University of Ecuador.


  • CAREER
    • Ferrere Abogados, Senior Associate, 2016-2018
    • Corporación Grupo Fybeca S.A. GPF – Corporate Legal Advisor in charge of the legal area for all the companies in the group, 2007-2016
    • Procesadora Nacional de Alimentos C.A. PRONACA – In-House Legal Advising Department, 2002-2007
    • Cooperativa Cámara de Comercio de Quito – Collections Department, 1996-2002
  • EDUCATION
    • MBA with a minor in International Business, University of the Americas (UDLA) and the European University of Madrid
    • Law degree and doctorate in Jurisprudence, Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
  • LENGUAGES
    • Spanish
    • English
  • PRACTICE AREAS
    • Labor Law
    • Corporate and Commercial Law
    • Mass Consumption
    • Health Care, Pharmaceuticals and Food
    • Consumer Defense
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