Rafael Gabela Salvador
Rafael Gabela Salvador
Has worked as an Associate Lawyer in Labor, Civil, Corporate, Family and Aeronautical Law with a highly distinguished and prestigious law firm with a vast trajectory in the country. He was Paralegal in the Flagrances Unit of the State Attorney General’s Office. He was a Practitioner at the Law Offices of the San Francisco University of Quito where he provided free advice and sponsorship in the areas of Criminal Law, Family Law, Labor Law, Constitutional Law and Human Rights.
Author and co-author of several academic papers such as “The previous report on indications of criminal responsibility in the crimes of embezzlement and illicit enrichment, an aberration in the Ecuadorian Criminal Code” publish in the USFQ Law Review, Volume V; or “Cryptocurrencies as a mean for the commission of fraud and money laundering: Mechanisms to prevent the criminal use of cryptocurrencies” Degree Dissertation for the Law School of the University San Francisco of Quito.
Law Degree from the University San Francisco of Quito, graduated with the distinction Cum Laude and with a Subspecialization in Criminal Law. Student Exchange Program at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Accredited as Mediator by the University San Francisco of Quito and the Judicial Council (Consejo de la Judicatura). He has participated in several workshops and courses such as: Course on Cyber Crimes, INTELFEX; Anti-Corruption, Money Laundering and Compliance Conference, Law School of the San Francisco University of Quito; Certified in the Program of Criminalistics by the Law School of the University San Francisco of Quito; Workshop in the Theory of Crime Applied in the Construction of Criminal Cases – Criminal Orality, Law School of the University San Francisco of Quito. Member of the Committee on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing of the World Compliance Association, Ecuador Chapter. He has advance proficiency in English and basic proficiency in Catalan.
Passionate enthusiast of art, music, cinema and reading. Enjoy playing the guitar. It is part of the FEXLAW soccer team.
Favorite quote: “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start”.