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Altra Legal

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 3ParaguayLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Dynamic dispute resolution practice group noted in the market for a strong focus on international and domestic arbitration. Often seen advising clients active in the construction and oil and gas arenas. New clients include Consorcio Vial Sureño, PEYCO and VA&E Trading.

Strengths

"The experience of working with the team went way beyond our expectations," interviewees laud, adding that "they manage the matters and the procedures very well and provide a lot of peace of mind due to their internal organisation, dedication and quick responses."

Work highlights

Altra Legal represented Serviam in an ICC arbitration proceeding concerning the termination of a construction contract. The matter is valued in excess of USD8 million.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez gets extensive praise for his expertise in the arbitration field, boasting experience handling key international and domestic cases. A client says that "he is known internationally as one of the best practitioners in arbitration, not just in Paraguay, but in the region."

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Overview

Department Overview

Altra Legal is the only Paraguayan law firm with a genuinely international dispute resolution practice. Our team members represent clients or act as arbitrators in several ICSID, Permanent Court of Arbitration, ICC, and CAS-TAS arbitration cases, as well as before the Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Centre (CAMP).

Our highly experienced team of professionals has handled the most significant arbitration cases in the country in recent years. We have successfully represented the interests of our clients in delicate matters arising from contractual breaches or wrongful acts.

In addition, our practice in litigation before Paraguayan Courts is also recognised for being strategic and efficient. Our litigation team is prepared to handle complex civil and commercial cases, representing foreign and national clients.

Our department highlights the following works which characterise the department’s strength:

  • Representation before local courts on behalf of national and international clients in civil, commercial, administrative, and labour litigations.
  • Enforcement of foreign arbitral awards before Paraguayan courts.
  • Representation of Serviam S.A. Sucursal Paraguay in an ICC arbitration case
  • Representation of ATJ Consultores and Proyectos, Estudios y Construcciones S.A. (PEYCO) in an international ad hoc arbitration proceeding.

Members

Acha, Esteban (Head of Department)

Argaña, Felicita (Head of Department)

Moreno Rodríguez, José Antonio (Head of Department)

Cazal, Lucia

Kennedy, Karin

Lacout, Larissa

Melgarejo, Gabriela

Moreno, Belén

Moreno, Regina

Reiser, Andrea

Sánchez, Adriana

Schneiderman, Ruth

Serrano, Luis

Clients

Automarket S.A.

Consorcio ATJ Consultores - PEYCO

Consorcio Vial Sureño

Credicar S.A.

Finlatina S.A. de Finanzas

Schenzhen Baocheng Chemical Industry Co. Ltd, PR China

Serviam S.A. Sucursal Paraguay

Industries

Agrochemicals

Automobile

Construction

Distribution

Engineering

Maritime

Real Estate

Dispute Resolution

Altra Legal

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Location

Senador Long N° 463 c/ Moisés Bertoni. Asunción

Asunción

Gran Asunción

Paraguay

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Paraguay

Dispute Resolution


José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez
Band 2