Mrs Maria Laura Caffera > Ferrere > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Customs, tax, corporate and commercial, construction, agribusiness, ports and logistics, consumer goods.


Senior Associate


Co-author of Código Aduanero de la República Oriental del Uruguay – Comentado y Concordado (an annotated and compared version of Uruguay’s Customs Code).

ORT University, full Professor, Taxes, 2010 to date.


Spanish, English.


Uruguayan Bar Association.


University of Montevideo, JD, 2003.

In 2012 she obtained the Diploma as Foreign Trade Technical Specialist from Escuela de Negocios Internacionales (International Business School) of the National Chamber of Commerce and Services of Uruguay.

Lawyer Rankings

Uruguay > Tax

(Rising stars)

María Laura CafferaFerrere

Focused and dedicated to the client‘, Ferrere‘s tax team is one of the leaders in the market, where it provides a comprehensive service covering every aspect of tax law. Multinationals and some of the country’s leading domestic companies instruct the team on their tax structuring, as well as in tax litigation; a notable recent example saw Uber looking to the firm for advice on the structuring of its operations and compliance with tax regulations, as well as litigation concerning non-resident income tax and VAT. Practice head Gianni Gutiérrez is a renowned figure in the market, fully dedicated to tax, with expertise ranging from structuring the tax aspects of M&A to personal wealth planning. Isabel Laventure is also a dedicated tax partner, involved in the most complex issues, both contentious and advisory. Rising star senior associate Marcelo Marchetti departed in January 2021, but at the same level, María Laura Caffera is a tax specialist, noted for her expertise in tax and customs. Counsel Isabel Hounie is also highly regarded.