Mr Carlos Vasconsellos > Ferrere > Asuncion, Paraguay > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Corporate and Commercial, Infrastructure, Project Finance, M&A, Banking & Finance, Foreign Investment.




Before FERRERE: associate at the New York and Miami offices of Hughes Hubbard Reed, LLP.


Several publications on his areas of expertise.


New York Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.


Catholic University of Paraguay, JD (summa cum laude), 2007; Notary Public degree, 2008. Harvard Law School, Master of Laws degree (LLM) with honors, 2010. Instituto de Empresas, Masters in Business Administration (summa cum laude) 2017. Further studies at Duke University and Universidad de Buenos Aires. Master in Business Administration (summa cum laude), IE, 2017.

Lawyer Rankings

Paraguay > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Carlos VasconsellosFerrere

The team at Ferrere handles the full range of corporate matters, from M&A and joint ventures, to contracts, commercial matters and day-to-day advice. The firm regularly works with international clients, and has experience advising foreign companies on the establishment of operations in Paraguay. The team assists clients from a range of sectors, including agribusiness, construction and technology. Néstor Loizaga heads the team and handles complex cross-border transactions, taking a leading role advising clients such as Rabobank. Carlos Vasconsellos has experience in foreign investments, business contracts and M&A. Verónica Franco handles high-profile M&A transactions, and Eduardo Ammatuna advises multinationals on day-to-day matters, as well as specific projects in which he is praised by clients for his ‘vast experience and knowledge‘. Senior associates Raúl Pereira and Claudia Arietti come with client recommendation. Counsel Guillermo Jover focuses on corporate real estate matters, and Manfred Heyn, Dario Capurro, and Yamina Centurion are active senior associates in the team.

Paraguay > Banking and finance

Ferrere‘s banking and finance team has been involved in significant capital market deals involving Paraguayan corporations and key bond programs registered in Paraguay. The team provides a wide range of financing services to local corporations, international banks and multilateral organisations, including regulatory compliance work and advice on private banking and wealth management activities. Carlos Codas leads the practice and provides legal advice on banking, insurance and financial law; he also works on the legal structuring of all types of financial products and transactions. Néstor Loizaga represents foreign banks and multilateral organisations in a wide range of banking and finance transactions, while Carlos Vasconsellos focuses on international corporate finance, acting for financial institutions on corporate and structured finance transactions. Codas will replace Loizaga as office manging partner from January 2024 onwards, in line with the firm’s policies for the development of leadership capabilities. At associate level, Claudia Arietti, Pamela Lezcano and Maurizio De Oliveira are key members of the team.