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Olmedo Abogados

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Gustavo Olmedo

Work +595 21 207185
Olmedo Abogados

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Banking & Finance; Commercial & Corporate; Litigation; Insurance.


Managing and Founding Partner. Legal Counsel of different local insurance companies, for more than 30 years Legal Counsel of different international and national clients regarding banking operations, corporate matters, judicial and administrative litigation, foreign investments


Former Senior Partner of Vouga & Olmedo Law Firm from 1976-2012


Spanish and English


- Paraguayan Bar Association. - Paraguayan Association of Intellectual Property Agents. - Paraguayan Association of Administrative and Fiscal Law. - International bar Association. - Multilaw.


National University of Asuncion (J.D., summa cum laude, 1974).


Banking and finance

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Banking and finance

With a superb reputation for banking and finance litigation, Olmedo Abogados handled several claims for Caja de Jubilaciones y Pensiones de Bancos y Afines against public banking authorities, as well as ordinary and executive lawsuits on behalf of Banco Regional and Banco Continental. Its non-contentious work included advising on loan and guarantee trust agreements and capital markets transactions. Name partner Gustavo Olmedo is a leading expert in the area, and is part of a ten-strong department including Graciela Royg, Ana Peña, José Ignacio Olmedo and Sebastián Olmedo.

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Corporate and M&A

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Corporate and M&A

With a strong track record in PPP projects, Olmedo Abogados fields a solid corporate and M&A practice, with a six-partner team led by the highly recommended Gustavo Olmedo. It advised Mota-Engil Engenharia e Construção on the public bid for the first Paraguayan Metrobus; Unicentro on the construction of a shopping mall in Lambare; Torres Soluciones Empresariales Avanzadas on the incorporation of a new company; and AmTrust Europe, a European insurance company, in relation to a new insurance policy model. It counts Milvik Paraguay, Mer Telecom Paraguay, Inversiones Inmobiliarias del Paraná, Big Sur, Summit Pharmaceuticals, Puma Energy Paraguay and Shandong Rainbow Agrosciences Hong Kong among its other clients. José Ignacio Olmedo, Alejandra Olmedo, Graciela Royg and Ana Peña are other names to note.

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Dispute resolution

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Gustavo Olmedo - Olmedo Abogados

Within: Dispute resolution

Olmedo Abogados provides an ‘excellent’ level of assistance. The 25-strong team covers the full array of arbitration and litigation proceedings, with particular strength in labour and financial litigation. The firm also fields a strong criminal department. The highly respected Gustavo Olmedo successfully represented Corporación Mercantil in a four-year fraud case against Paraguay Express worth $6m. Other highlights included representing clients such as Codiel and Ultrapar in administrative claims against the tax authorities. Enrique Zacarías Michelagnoli, Sebastián Olmedo and Martin Riera are names to note.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

The seven-strong team at Olmedo Abogados, under the leadership of name partner Gustavo Olmedo, covers the full range of labour-related services including advice on hiring processes, termination of employment, and the drafting and revision of labour contracts. On the contentious side, it represented Mercoplast in proceedings following a work accident. Ana Valiente and Susana Ramos are both praised for their experience.

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Within: Tax

One of the leading providers of tax services in the country, Olmedo Abogados stands out for its contentious practice, but also covers tax planning, customs matters and the tax aspects of corporate transactions. Highly regarded name partner Gustavo Olmedo represented Codiel in administrative proceedings against the National Customs Office relating to withheld tax; and acted for domestic as well as international clients, such as MSU Agropy and Ultrapar, in administrative claims against the tax authorities. The seven-strong team includes Victor Agüero, Verónica Escobar, Fernando Gadea and Rodrigo Muñoz.

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