Mersán Abogados

Corporate/Commercial Department

Paraguay
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What the team is known for Well-known firm highly respected for its strength in tax. Regularly retained by local and international clients to advise on the structuring of transactions. Advice covers the acquisition and sale of assets, share purchase agreements and corporate reorganisations. Also provides counsel to energy and mining companies on the structuring of PPPs.

Strengths A client enthuses: "They are a very good firm with plentiful experience in the tax arena, as well as in international law."

Notable practitioners

Distinguished practitioner Carlos Mersán is held in the highest esteem for his knowledge of tax matters, with market commentators describing him as "a reference in the market" and "a lawyer with a prestigious reputation." Another interviewee believes: "He is without a doubt the best tax lawyer in Paraguay." He is also noted for advising clients on a number of corporate and commercial matters.

Partner Diego Zavala has key experience representing significant clients in a range of transactional and contentious matters. Peers are complimentary of his practice, offering praise for his skill and activity in both the corporate and tax spheres.