Mr Miguel Saguier > Ferrere > Asuncion, Paraguay > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Senior Associate


Before joining FERRERE he worked for ten years with the Judiciary (2005-2015) at the Civil and Commercial Courts of First Instance of Asunción, where for more than three years he was Law Clerk. He also served at the Constitutional Court of the Supreme Court of Justice.


English; Spanish


Universidad Nacional de Asunción (UNA) JD, 2010; Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Diploma in IP Law, 2012; Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, 2011-2012, LL.M candidate (thesis submission pending); Escuela Judicial del Paraguay 2015-2016, Diploma in Justice Administration.

Lawyer Rankings

Paraguay > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Miguel SaguierFerrere

Complex commercial litigation is the primary focus of Ferrere‘s dispute resolution department, and it has been a prominent figure in the market’s recent flood of business contract disputes. Its impressive multinational client base covers various sectors, with recent highlights including its representation of Abbott and Air Liquide. Néstor Loizaga is the co-head of the practice and acts as a valuable contact for clients between the corporate law and dispute resolution areas. Breadth in service is a further draw for clients with operations across Latin America as the firm’s offices in Bolivia and Uruguay work together closely in disputes. Senior associate Miguel Saguier is the primary disputes-focused contact and fellow practice head, regarded by one client as ‘one of the best trial lawyers in Paraguay‘. Senior associate Raúl Pereira is noted for support on international arbitration, and associate Marcelo Rodríguez also attracts praise from clients.

Paraguay > Intellectual property

Ferrere‘s client base of major Paraguayan and international clients turn to the firm for assistance in a wide range of IP and regulatory matters, from trade mark, patent, design and domain name registry to oppositions and litigation. The firm’s presence in Bolivia and Uruguay is ‘an attractive quality‘ for multinational clients in particular, providing a smoother service in terms of managing IP portfolios across Latin America. Senior associate Montserrat Puente is the standout IP-focused practitioner in the team, ‘leading the area with great expertise‘. Alongside her as practice co-head is corporate partner Néstor Loizaga, while associate Cynthia Sanabria has considerable experience in managing IP portfolios, and senior associate Miguel Saguier assists with IP disputes.