Ricardo Montalvo Lara

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Ricardo Montalvo Lara

Associate

Paris | 32 rue de Monceau, Paris, France 75008
+33 (0) 157 578 009 | +33 1 57 57 80 81


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Ricardo Montalvo Lara focuses his practice on international arbitration, including investment treaty and commercial matters. 

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Montalvo Lara worked for the investment promotion and protection department of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Production and Trade and as an associate in a leading Ecuadorian boutique law firm.

Education
  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Abogado, 2015, summa cum laude
  • Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Post-Graduate Diploma in Law, Business Law, 2017
  • University of Oxford, MSc, Law and Finance, 2018, Chevening Scholar 2017
Admissions
  • Ecuador
Experience
  • A South American state in an ICSID investment dispute with a major foreign oil company, following the enactment of a windfall profits tax, in which the state asserted an environmental counterclaim.
Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Memberships
  • Instituto Ecuatoriano de Arbitraje 
  • Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC YAF)
  • Club Español de Arbitraje (CEA -40)