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Heather Hayes

Senior Lawyer

  • Quito – Ecuador
  • +593

Heather Hayes's professional practice focuses on legal translation; She performs expert reports in English, Spanish and Portuguese for administrative, civil, criminal and international arbitration proceedings for both the Santillán law firm and other national and international law firms.
Heather has been an associate attorney at Santillán since 2014, where she has managed the USA Desk to liaise and facilitate relations with foreign clients on their corporate law needs and promote their business interests in Ecuador.
Heather is authorized to practice professionally in Ecuador; She is a lawyer from the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja and also a linguist from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a Project Management Professional with a Diploma in Project Management from the University of Murcia.
She worked for almost a decade in project management in the Ecuadorian oil sector and currently his clients include various oil and mining companies operating in the country.


  • Native English.
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese


University of Wisconsin-Madison (Linguistics, 2001)

Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (Abogada, 2013)