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

Ferrere has grown its dispute resolution practice recently, adding to its extensive list of national and international clients. The firm has a strong focus on complex commercial litigation, handling claims involving financial contracts, contract enforcement, consumer protection, and insolvency proceedings. The team has experience in administrative and regulatory proceedings related to customs, river transportation and maritime law, and distribution law disputes are a niche strength. Practice co-head Néstor Loizaga has experience in distribution-related cases, and advises key clients such as Cargill and AstraZeneca. He leads the team alongside Miguel Saguier, a litigation expert specialising in commercial, civil and administrative disputes, who was promoted to the partnership in January 2023. Marysol Estigarribia heads the firm’s labour litigation practice, while senior associate Raúl Pereira has international arbitration experience, and has participated in some of the team’s high-profile arbitration matters.

Paraguay > Intellectual property

Ferrere handles the gamut of IP and regulatory matters, from trade mark, patent, design and domain name registry, to opposition matters and litigation. The IP team advises clients on the transfer of IP rights, and the drafting of licensing and franchise agreements, and handles the IP aspects of due diligence processes and M&A transactions. The practice’s strong international focus has led to the recent addition of several new major clients from a range of industries, including Shein, Prime Health and Bitmain Technologies. Practice co-head Néstor Loizaga focuses on contentious matters, leading the team in advising clients on IP disputes. He heads the team alongside senior associate Montserrat Puente, a highly experienced IP expert who is recommended by clients as ‘a comprehensive advisor on complex issues‘. Miguel Saguier, promoted to partner in January 2023, is an expert in IP-related contentious matters. Cynthia Sanabria was promoted to senior associate in January 2023, and has significant experience managing IPR portfolios and specialises in patent and trade mark filing and prosecution. Fellow senior associate César Benitez is involved in all of the firm’s IP-related disputes and contentious matters.