Ferrere Abogados

Asunción Office

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Managing Partner: Néstor Loizaga
Languages: English, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Ferrere is the only multi-jurisdictional, purely South American law firm. It has +150 attorneys throughout Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay and stands out for its modern-style structure, methodologies and policies. The firm has developed international standards and homogeneous services, guaranteed by integrated, vertical practice groups and procedures, and a firm-wide training programme.
Ferrere is exceptional in the four jurisdictions in which it operates. It is a fully merit based organisation with a mandatory early retirement policy and a strong focus on promoting diversity, with women making up 30% of the partnership.
Many of Ferrere’s lawyers have US or European degrees and have worked for global law firms, financial institutions or at the headquarters of major multinationals. Regional and international companies, as well as global law firms, take advantage of the firm’s footprint to achieve full coverage of the region.
The firm has invested decades of hard work building practice groups dedicated to the areas of both law and industry. The firm’s industry specialisation is a differentiating feature that, along with cutting edge technology, allows it to provide clients outstanding quality legal advice with a high level of cost efficiency. Ferrere’s regional structure and depth of resources also enable it to handle the most complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
The firm regularly deploys members of its highly specialised talent pool to any jurisdiction where they may be required, at any time.

Bolivia:
With offices in Santa Cruz, La Paz and Cochabamba, Ferrere has been a relevant player in the Bolivian market since 2004. Its strong specialised team offers first-class service in all major practice areas, and is valued as a ‘one stop shop’ by the most prestigious local and multinational companies along with multilateral organisations operating in Bolivia.

Paraguay:
Ferrere has established itself as a leading law firm in Paraguay, following more than a decade of steady growth and participation in some of the largest deals in the market, advising a portfolio of clients with a majority of international names and including some of the biggest companies in Latin America. The firm has a team of more than 40 professionals with unparalleled experience in all areas of the law.

Uruguay:
FERRERE is the largest law firm in Uruguay and the only Uruguayan firm ranked Band 1 by Chambers in all practice areas. It has a unique strategy based on highly specialised practice groups covering both industry sectors and areas of legal expertise. This strategy, permitted by size but also consciously promoted for over two decades, results in services of the highest quality and cost efficiency for clients.

Clients:
The firm advises mainly multinationals, including five of the top 25 Fortune 500 companies, global financial institutions and some of the largest Latin American companies. Many large global law firms also use Ferrere to complete their coverage of the region, given its multijurisdictional presence.