Mr Federico Lemos > Ferrere > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Project Finance; Corporate and Commercial, Agribusiness and forestry.


Senior Associate


Professor of the Investment and Finance Graduate Program at ORT University since 2019. He was a professor in Contracts at the Law School of Universidad de Montevideo from 2014 to 2019.

Papers: Regulation as the cornerstone for a successful financial market; The legal recognition of the crossed bill of exchange; Factoring and Usury; Investment Arbitration: The Investor’s Last Stronghold; The health institutions in the Act 18.987 of voluntary pregnancy interruption.


Spanish; English; Portuguese


Member of the Uruguayan Bar Association


LLM, New York University School of Law, 2017; Attorney, Universidad de Montevideo, 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

Uruguay > Banking and finance

(Rising stars)

Federico LemosFerrere

Ferrere fields a dedicated banking and finance practice, whose focus and expertise stands out in the market and draws praise from its clients. All matters in the area are covered, from complex structured finance deals and capital markets transactions to project financing, bank M&A deals and regulatory matters. Practice head Diego Rodriguez is regarded by one client as ‘undoubtedly one of the lawyers who knows the most about this business in Uruguay‘; he draws on over 20 years’ dedicated experience in this practice and is especially noted for complex securitisations. Geraldine Ifrán is the go-to lawyer for a number of international clients when it comes to banking M&A and central bank regulations. In project financing, key names to note include leading energy and natural resources expert Gonzalo Secco and Sebastián Ramos, who also excels in regulatory banking matters and capital markets. Associate Federico Lemos is noted for his ‘capacity, experience and knowledge of banking regulation.