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Mario Torres Chamorro

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Mario Torres is a Partner at Spingarn, leading the Public, Administrative and Regulatory Law department of the Firm. His practice focuses on advising domestic and foreign companies in the areas of concessions and delegations, public procurement, infrastructure, water, government auditing and conflict resolution with the State. 

He has participated in the structuring and negotiation of some of the most important PPP projects currently being developed in Ecuador.

In the public sector, he served as General Coordinator of the Legal Department (2013) and Advisor in the Undersecretariat of Concessions (2016) of the Ministry of Transportation and Public Works of Ecuador.

He has worked in prestigious law firms in the country.  In addition, for several years he was a professor of Public and Private International Law at the Universidad de las Américas, in Quito. 

As part of his international experience, he was Legal Manager of a group of companies dedicated to the fishing sector, in Argentina (2014-2015). 

Mario has been a speaker at conferences on PPPs, oriented to public sector agencies in Ecuador.




  • Administrative Law

  • Regulatory Law

  • Seaport and airport law and regulations

  • Public concessions

  • Strategic alliances

  • Public contracts 

  • Public auditing

  • Conflict resolution


 Diploma, Expert in Infrastructure Provision - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

→ Diploma, Specialist in Public-Private Partnerships - Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey.

→ Master in Public Policy - Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.

→ Lawyer Specialist in International Law - Belgorod State University.

→ Spanish

→ Russian

→ English
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