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 and advising a portfolio of clients consisting of 70% of international corporations, advising the majority of the biggest companies in Latin America according to LACCA annual report. Ferrere counts with a local team of more than 45 professionals with unparalleled experience in all areas of law. The firm fosters specialisation, but also promotes wide-reaching training of its professionals, so that they can better understand the needs and businesses of its clients.
The firm’s transactional teams are consistently busy. M&A work is traditionally a core area, while the firm is a first port of call for finance work and has an enviable market share in domestic and international capital markets, project financing and environmental and competition law. Ferrere is also very strong in disputes, intellectual property, real estate and tax. In 2019, the firm announced the promotion of its logistics partner in Paraguay.
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 US-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 three 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 per cent of the partnership.
Constantly one step ahead, the firm keeps abreast of new technological developments and invests heavily in innovation, targeting like-minded clients in newer sectors and strengthening niche departments.
Ferrere has an exceptionally long, broadly sourced and loyal client base that reflects both the depth of this firm’s service offering and the talented minds within the partnership.
According to the annual LACCA report, in Paraguay, Ferrere continues to work for the highest number of the region’s largest corporates, representing JBS, Bunge and Germany’s BASF, among others, being the most popular firm in the country.
In fact, FERRERE represents some of the most important corporations in a wide range of industries, such as: Vale, Interbarge, Hidrovias do Brasil, Cargill, Navios South American Logistics, Impala Terminals (Logistics); Syngenta, Arysta, BASF, Bunge, UPL (commodities); Sika, Consorcio del Sur, Alesa Construcciones SA (construction); Facebook, Cisneros, Paysafe, Stripe, Thales, OneHQ (technology); Securitas (security); Eastern Airlines (airlines); Leoni, Schaffler Group, General Motors (vehicles); Electrolux, Unicomer Paraguay SA (home appliances); Shopping Centers del Paraguay (shopping centres); Altius, Megeve (real estate); Itau Seguros, Regional Seguros, La Independencia Seguros, El Sol Seguros (insurance); Claro, DIRECTV, Telus, Cullen International (telecom); Abbot Laboratories, Boehringer Ingelheim, Roche, Biogen (pharmaceutical).
Asunción: Torres del Paseo, Torre 1
Nivel 25, Avda. Santa Teresa N° 2106
Managing partner: Néstor Loizaga
Tel: +595 21 318 3000
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