Santiago Coronel Hamilton

Civil, Administrative and Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Oil, Energy and Mines

Santiago is an associate at Coronel & Pérez. His practice involves mainly, matters of civil and administrative law, corporate law and counseling of companies within regulated sectors such as oil and agriculture.

Between the years of 2016 and 2017 he worked as an in-house attorney at the Institutional Law Department of the Bilbao Bank Vizcaya Argentaria, in Madrid, regarding matters concerning financial law and corporate governance.


Santiago Coronel’s experience includes, among other matters, the following: 

Litigation and Arbitration

  • Participate as part of the team that legally represents the Amdocs multinational corporation in several complex litigations regarding public contracts.


Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Being a member of the team that counsels Cridesa, an Ecuadorian subsidiary of the Owens Illinois Company, regarding regulatory and environmental matters.
  • Acting as member of the team that counsels Maqhensa, regarding corporate and regulatory matters.
  • Participating as member of the team that counsels the Agroamerica Group, regarding agricultural regulations.
  • Acting as a member of the team that counseled the Copper Mesa Company, regarding regulatory matters on the oil and mining sector.
  • Being a member of the team that counsels Sumifru Singapore Pte. Ltd., regarding regulatory matters.
  • Forming part of the team that counsels Fyffes Limited.


Banking, Insurance and Finance

  • Acting as member of the team that counsels the Bolívar Group, regarding transactional matters and counseling its local subsidiary Colvida in all its corporate matters.

Qualification and Memberships

  • Member of the Foro de Abogados del Ecuador
  • Registered in the Iluste Colegio de Abogados of Madrid (2017)


  • Universidad de Navarra; Double LL.M in General Practice and Corporate Law (2016)
  • Universidad de Navarra; Law Degree & International Business Law Program (2015)


  • Spanish
  • English