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Olmedo Abogados

CERRO CORA NO 1033, EDIF EL SOL DEL PARAGUAY, ASUNCIÓN, PARAGUAY
Tel:
Work +595 21 211 790
Fax:
Fax +595 21 227 552
Email:
Web:
www.olmedo.com.py

Jose Ignacio Olmedo

Tel:
Work +595 21 207185
Email:
Olmedo Abogados

Work Department

Litigation; Corporate and Commercial

Position

Partner at Olmedo Abogados Legal counsel for local banks regarding litigation process. Legal counsel for several international companies regarding corporate matters.

Career

Paralegal in Vouga & Olmedo (1996 - 2004) Associate in Vouga & Olmedo (2005 - 2008) Senior Associate in Vouga & Olmedo (2009 - 2013) Partner in Olmedo Abogados (2013 - To date)

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

Paraguayan Bar Association; American Bar Association; International Bar Association; New York County Lawyers Association.

Education

Catholic University of Asuncion (J.D., summa cum laude 2004); University of Salamanca, Spain (Postgraduate degree in International Contracts, 2005); Cornell Law School, Ithaca (Corporate Law and International Commerce, LL.M., 2007).


Paraguay

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Olmedo Abogados’ six-partner corporate and M&A team is well-versed in transactional matters, corporate structuring and incorporations. PPP projects is an area of particular expertise where Ines Galeano Estigarribia, alongside co-practice head Gustavo Olmedo and Sebastián Olmedo, continue to advise Mota-Engil on various tenders for large infrastructure projects. José Ignacio Olmedo, who also co-chairs the practice, counts Mer Telecom Paraguay among his key clients; he assists with compliance, contractual and corporate restructuring issues. A prestigious client roster includes AmTrust Insurance, Summit Pharmaceuticals and Puma Energy Paraguay.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The eight-partner dispute resolution practice at Olmedo Abogados has a tremendous reputation for its expertise in contentious banking-and-finance matters and handles debt collections for heavyweights such as Banco Regional. Currently, José Ignacio Olmedo is representing Puma Energy Paraguay, as claimant, in a $5.6m compensation claim against Transicar regarding the alleged breach of a gas purchase contract; and defending Petrolera San Antonio against the annulment of property claims brought by a group of landowners. The practice group acts for a diverse client base, including Caterpillar Leasing Chile, Syngenta, Veritex and El Sol del Paraguay. Gustavo Olmedo is a well-established figure in the market.

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