About us

LEXVALOR Abogados has built a reputation for excellence based on outstanding results that are in line with our clients’ expectations, delivering services from our offices in Quito and Guayaquil, and through a wide network of correspondents throughout the country and the world.

Our knowledge and experience in legal and business matters enables us to advise our clients proactively to minimizing their risks and to provide viable solutions to their problems.

We are diligent in our practice, creative in our solutions, and steadfast in our profession. We are dedicated to representing the best interests of our clients.


LEXVALOR Abogados is the result of the union of two leading Ecuadorian law firms: Peñaherrera & Ponce Abogados, founded in 1995, and LEXVALOR Abogados, founded in 2005. Since the areas of practice of the two law offices were complementary, their merger met the need of clients with a broader range of specialized services; giving rise to one of the most important law firms in the country.

LEXVALOR Abogados brings together a highly - specialized team of lawyers, locally and internationally qualified, to provide top-level services in the various areas of law.

Our Values

We are guided in all our work by the highest professional values and principles.



We are passionate about our work, which we use as an opportunity to serve society by attaining the best results for our clients.



Our firm is characterizes by an excellence in service  that is a  result of the personal and professional qualities of our lawyers, as of their outstanding academic profiles and extensive experience in diverse areas of the law.


Personalized Attention

We maintain a close relationship with our clients, which has allowed us to build long-term relationships based on trust, respect, and a deep sense of loyalty.



We strive daily to provide the most comprehensive, timely, and optimal support to our clients. We are committed to fully meeting the needs of our clients and to minimize all possible risks.



The principles of transparency, honesty, and conscientiousness are the pillars on which we base all our work.


Provide legal advice, with a comprehensive business vision, advising our clients in a personalized way.


To be the law firm in Ecuador, recognized nationally and internationally for its high quality in the provision of legal services, with sound ethical and professional principles.


The high qualified job has allowed us to be recognized by the main international law studies rankings. Since years ago, includying the next year 2020, LEXVALOR ABOGADOS has been recognized as the country leader firm for the following international publications:

  • Chambers & Partners
    The prestigious British publication Chambers & Partners, which identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world, recognized LEXVALOR Abogados as a leading firm in the Ecuadorian legal marketplace.
  • International Financial Law Review
    The International Financial Law Review listed LEXVALOR Abogados as an eminent firm in the Ecuadorian legal marketplace.
  • Latin Lawyer References
    Latin Lawyer has invited LEXVALOR Abogados to publish in its Latin Lawyer Reference section.
  • LEGAL 500
    Legal 500 The publications The legal 500 (Legalease) for the year 2019 sets LEXVALOR ABOGADOS again as one of the leader law firms in Ecuador.

The members of our firm belong to the most important international networks of lawyers, such as the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association, and the Global Competition Review. These networks allow us to participate in the latest developments in legal service delivery and to strengthen relationships with correspondent lawyers to meet the needs of our clients around the world.


Corporate and Social Responsibility

LEXVALOR Abogados is a founding member of the Corazones Valientes Foundation, which was created in 2009 to provide aid to underprivileged children with cancer so that they can continue in treatment.

In coordination with the Ecuadorian Society for the Fight Against Cancer (SOLCA) and in partnership with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital of Memphis, Tennessee, the foundation has served more than four hundred children for over six years.

LEXVALOR Abogados also provides pro bono services to the World-Wide Fund for Nature in Ecuador.