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Vouga Abogados

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 1ParaguayLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Acclaimed practice representing corporate clients in both relevant litigation and arbitration cases. Frequently sought out to advise on disputes arising in a broad range of sectors, including the media, food and drink, and pharmaceutical industries. Department also provides pre-trial services and ADR mandates, such as pre-litigation negotiation and mediation.

Strengths

"They are proactive and professionally solid," a client enthuses. Another commentator emphasises that the team are "always attentive to providing the best service, seeking the best results."

Work highlights

Assisted Impsat with an administrative lawsuit against the National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) in order to obtain the revocation of administrative acts by virtue of which the public administration abruptly terminated a contract.

Notable practitioners

Key practitioner Mirtha Dos Santos is praised by market sources, who describe her as "a leading figure in her area who possesses strong technical knowledge." She regularly represents relevant multinational clients in important litigation and arbitration cases, offering particular expertise in shipping disputes.

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Overview

We are the very leading, and “go to” practice in high level and complex corporate and commercial disputes. Our reputation in this area has developed hand in hand with our market leading corporate practice. This means that we have a depth and broad of knowledge and insight into a vast array of business related legal areas enabling us to efficiently and effectively protect and defend our clients' interests in litigation.

We also have a very strong disputes practice in a very wide spectrum of both domestic and international litigation and ADR, including some of the largest and more complex arbitration disputes.

Our lawyers' international education and experience in cross-cultural environments are particularly suited to serve foreign businesses' interests in Paraguay.

The department has also actively invested time and resources in particular in the organization of internal processes to improve expeditious processing of cases and work flows.

Vouga has sucessfully achieved very important court decisions over the last year. This includes a favorable judgment from the Supreme Court in favor of an international client in one of the largest lawsuits in Paraguay's history in terms of amount claimed. Likewise, we can also point out a recent string of four key favorable decisions in important in different labour lawsuits with high amounts at stake brought against multinational clients, all that in contrast with the low chances employers face before local labour courts.

Members

Dos Santos, Mirtha (Head of Department)

Vouga, Rodolfo (Head of Department)

Aguero, Elio

Benitez, Silvia

Dos Santos, Marcela

Ferreira, Alice

Gómez, Viviana

Gonzalez, Jorge

Industries

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Due diligence reports on ongoing litigation and likely areas of contention

Enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards in Paraguay

Legal opinions on the application of both substantive and procedural Paraguayan law

Pre-litigation

Representation throughout the entire justice system in Paraguay

Dispute Resolution Department

Vouga Abogados

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Department location

Juan de Salazar 657 esq. Profesor Ramírez

Asunción

Gran Asunción

Paraguay

P.O. 1407

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Dispute Resolution


Mirtha Dos Santos
Band 1