Dentons Paz Horowitz

With 30 years of experience in the legal market, Dentons Paz Horowitz delivers practical, ethical and cost-effective legal services. Whether it is a multinational corporation, an investment fund, a local start-up, or international NGO, Dentons Paz Horowitz delivers the legal advise and understanding needed to fulfill our clients´ goals.

As one-stop law firm, Dentons Paz Horowitz is recognized for its result driven legal approach and global mindset. Our nine partners and a stellar team of top-rated professionals strive to deliver constant innovative solutions to ensure the very best service for our clients, adding value to their businesses.

Our firm is recognized as a leader in Ecuador for its unrivaled expertise in the key practice areas of Intellectual Property, Anti-Corruption Investigations and Compliance, Corporate and M&A, Mining, Energy, and Aviation. Also, our lawyers have been recognized in Chambers Latin America Guide 2022, Latin Lawyer 250, Legal 500 and Leaders League 2022. With lawyers in the key locations of Quito and Guayaquil, Dentons Paz Horowitz is ideally positioned to serve a multitude of industries with differentiated solutions.

Since it was founded, Dentons Paz Horowitz has celebrated many firsts: First Ecuadorian firm recommended in LACCA (Latin America Corporate Association) for Compliance and Anticorruption issues; first firm in Ecuador to sign the UN Women´s Empowerment Principles (WEPs); first Ecuadorian firm invited by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to participate in the Inventors Assistance Program.


Phone: +593 2 398 2900

Pablo Arteaga

Pablo Arteaga is an Associate at Dentons Paz Horowitz. He focuses his practice on digital law, Fintech, blockchain and personal data protection. His experience in personal data protection stands out for his understanding in best practices in management and governance. Pablo is certified as a lead implementer of the international norms ISO 27701 (Privacy Information Management System) and ISO 29100 (Best practices for privacy matters). His knowledge in agile innovation methodologies, including Legal Design Thinking, complements his legal formation and allows him to design legal solutions for his corporate clients. He has advised, both Banks and startups, on financial technology (Fintech). In personal data protection, he has participated in implementation processes of the Ecuadorian Data Protection Law, gap analysis of compliance and consultancies related to management and governance of data protection within organizations.Regarding Legal Design, Pablo stands out as a referent in Ecuador and the region. He is the author of the Book: "Designing the future: protection of personal data" published in June 2021. This work has being considered one of the most important Legal Design projects in the region and is the first notable case of application of Legal Design in Ecuador. He is also co-author in the first book of Legal Design in Spanish, published with Thomson Reuters on June 2022.

What is the INPLP?

INPLP is a not-for-profit international network of qualified professionals providing expert counsel on legal and compliance issues relating to data privacy and associated matters. INPLP provides targeted and concise guidance, multi-jurisdictional views and practical information to address the ever-increasing and intensifying field of data protection challenges. INPLP fulfils its mission by sharing know-how, conducting joint research into data processing practices and engaging proactively in international cooperation in both the private and public sectors.