Partner Profile

Héctor Ferreira

Hughes & Hughes


LL 250


Doctor in Law, Catholic University of Uruguay; master's (LLM), University of California, Davis; Academy of America and International Law, Dallas, Texas. Former foreign associate at the San Francisco law firm Schinner & Shain, LLP. Specialised in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, banking and finance, international business transactions energy and the US legal system. He has assisted domestic and foreign companies in tailoring their corporate structures and setting up their projects in Uruguay. Actively involved in high-profile M&A transactions related to banks and transnationals. He has also taken part in complex funding transactions both in Uruguay and in the United States. Ranked by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America and IFLR 1000 as Leading Individual in corporate/M&A, banking and finance, energy and recommended by The Legal 500 in corporate/M&A and banking and finance. Head professor of commercial law. Member of the American Bar Association, Uruguayan Bar Association and California State Bar.

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