Mr Federico Susena > Guyer & Regules > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile

Guyer & Regules
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Work Department

Real Estate


Federico Susena, notary. Real Estate: mainly in structuring of real estate investments, realty trust, REITs, residential and tourism developments and agribusiness. Energy and Natural Resources: he has a vast experience in oil and gas and renewable energy projects and legal framework. Partner at Guyer & Regules.


Profesor of Postgraduate Course of Real Estate Contracting at the University of Montevideo. Profesor of PracticUM at the University of Montevideo. Professor of Energy and Infrastructure Projects at the Catholic University of Uruguay.

Publications: “Destino Punta del Este” Magazine, “En Obra” Association of Private Construction Promoters of Uruguay Magazine, “Del Constructor” Magazine, “Noticias” Magazine – Real Estate special editions, “Anuario Inmobiliario” Magazine.


Spanish, English


IBA Power Law Committee, Real Estate Committee of Club de Abogados, Lex Mundi Real Estate Practice Group.


School of Law, University of Uruguay, graduated in 1997.
Magister on Administrative and Economics in the University of Montevideo, postgraduate  courses on Buildings Regimes and Real Estate Leases, University of Uruguay.

Lawyer Rankings

Uruguay > Projects and energy

Guyer & Regules is a key player in the Uruguayan projects and energy market, with a dedicated team that is recognised by clients for its ‘technical skill, extensive experience and detailed regulatory knowledge’. The practice group is active across the spectrum of projects and energy work – in the projects arena, its expertise encompasses public and private power purchase agreements, PPPs (primarily for the construction of highways and educational facilities), concession agreements and project financing, among other areas. The team has a strong track record in hydrocarbons, as well as wind and solar projects. Practice co-heads Juan Manuel Mercant and Federico Susena lead on oil and gas, renewable energy and infrastructure projects, and are praised for their ‘outstanding performance, teamwork and professional skills’. Marcos Payssé assists lenders, developers, agents and sponsors with infrastructure and energy projects; Federico Piano assists developers and financers at all stages of project finance deals; and at associate level, Javier Napoleone and Tania Cavallo are the names to note.

Uruguay > Real estate

(Hall of Fame)

Federico SusenaGuyer & Regules

Guyer & Regules houses one of Uruguay’s strongest real estate practices, offering an ‘excellent service’, ‘good communication’ and ‘rigour in ensuring compliance with regulations’. The team, composed predominantly of women lawyers, advises on high-end residential projects and commercial operations, namely in the forestry, agribusiness and renewable energy sectors; it also represents a significant number of local REITs. 2022 saw the firm grow with the opening of two offices, one in Carrasco, Montevideo, and the other in Jose Ignacio, Maldonado; they join the Punta del Este office and headquarters in central Montevideo. The practice is co-led by the experienced duo of Federico Susena and Beatriz Spiess. Susena specialises in the structuring of real estate investments, transactions, realty trusts and REITs, and has additional expertise in forestry and agribusiness matters. Spiess focuses on sustainable housing, agribusiness, forestry and renewables projects. At of counsel level, María Fernanda González‘s expertise lies in agribusiness and forestry, and Carolina Suárez handles the purchase, sale and leases of commercial, industrial and residential properties. Associate Martín Ruiz‘s practice is focused on high-end residential developments, particularly in the Punta del Este/Jose Ignacio area.