Altra Legal > Asunción, Paraguay > Firm Profile
Altra Legal Offices
SENADOR LONG ST. NO. 463 (2ND FLR.)
Altra Legal > The Legal 500 RankingsJosé Antonio Moreno Rodríguez, who has a reputation as a leading arbitrator in Paraguay, co-leads the dispute resolution practice at Altra Legal, whose litigation portfolio is increasing every year. The team has experience advising clients in arbitration cases at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), The Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Felicita Argaña has notable experience in commercial litigation and coordinates the practice’s arbitration department, taking charge of several arbitration cases before the Centro de Arbitraje y Mediación Paraguay (CAMP), while Lucía Cazal specialises in commercial and investment arbitration.
José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez; Felicita Argaña Bendlin; Lucía Elena Cazal Zaldívar
‘Altra has a team of highly trained attorneys, who work in coordination at all times, under the constant supervision of José Moreno, who brings his vast experience in the field to direct the practice.‘
‘The balance between the enthusiasm and proactivity of the young members, and the experience and mettle of its director, José Moreno, who uses all his knowledge to direct the practice and teach young people. This is to the benefit of the client, who is constantly advised by trained and involved professionals.‘
‘The team of lawyers and attorneys at Altra Legal is characterized by the speed of the procedures, the coordination of the work between its members and the legal precision of their writings and / or legal interventions. Certainly, the Altra Legal team can compare favorably with other international law firm teams.‘
‘The Altra Legal team is characterized mainly by the high degree of academic training of its members, as well as by the knowledge and experience of the international practice of arbitration.‘
‘The head of the Altra Legal arbitration department, Felicita Argaña, is a professional with extreme training and academic preparation. She stands out for her knowledge in the matter, her excellent predisposition, for giving answers very quickly and mainly for the unconditional commitment she assumes in each case and with each client. She attends to every detail and her level of work organization is unique.‘
‘The Altra Legal team is made up of extraordinary, dynamic professionals, very decisive in the matters they attend, with excellent permanent predisposition and mainly with high technical solvency. Our experience shows us that when they take on a case they treat it with a great sense of commitment. They have young and qualified professionals, trained in prestigious international universities. They also stand out for providing quick answers. Altra Legal’s vision is correct in terms of the permanent training and qualification of its professionals, who are constantly updated on all the news in the international legal world.‘
‘The difference is in the international stature and experience of José Antonio Moreno.‘
‘In my experience, Altra has a young, well-qualified team with a high capacity for abstract thinking and good technical knowledge.‘
Shenzhen Baocheng Chemical Industry
Sociedad de Gestión de Productores Fonográficos del Paraguay (SGP)
Consorcio ATJ Consultores – Peyco
Consorcio Vial Sureño
Fiduciario de Finlatina de Finanzas
RS Comercial e Industrial
Finlatina de Finanzas
A. Martínez e Hijos
- Advising Serviam on an arbitration case administrated by the ICC.
- Appointed in the ICSID case Infrastructure Services Luxembourg and Energia Termosolar v. Kingdom of Spain.
- Representing ATJ Consultores and Proyectos, Estudios y Construcciones (Peyco) in an ad hoc arbitration proceeding against BNF.
Paraguay > Corporate and M&A Tier 3Altra Legal‘ corporate and commercial department recently grew its international and domestic client bases with the respective additions of CTC Global and Cervepar. María Belén Moreno and Lucia Cazal Zaldivar co-lead the practice alongside founding partner José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez, who leads the team in matters from incorporations of businesses in Paraguay to day-to-day corporate compliance.
José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez; Karin Kennedy; María Belén Moreno; Lucia Cazal Zaldivar
‘Altra is directed by José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez, a professional with extensive experience in our environment and vast knowledge in the field. Over time, it has managed to form an excellent team combining youth and experience, mostly with training abroad, which allows us to provide an increasingly better service. We see great potential in the Altra team.‘
‘In our opinion, they have many contacts within the country that make them differential. Mr Moreno in particular is an excellent professional who evacuates our doubts, whether they are from his own area or from others.‘
‘Both José Moreno and Karin Kennedy give us a differential quality service, due to their willingness and speed to evacuate our doubts. There is great trust between my company and Altra, and that is associated with professional quality.‘
‘It is essential that lawyers have full knowledge of the particularities of the area in which the company they advise operates. That is to say, given the current situation, it is extremely important that they know not only the academic legal part but also the “other side of the counter”. At Altra, we find this particularity and use it to benefit our businesses.‘
CTC Global Corporation
Transporte Fluvial Paraguayo
Mitsui OSK Lines
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Paraguayan Chapter
World Bank (International Finance Corporation)
American School of Asuncion
Colegio Japonés Paraguayo
Centro de Estudios de Derecho, Economía y Política (CEDEP)
- Advised CTC Global on the incorporation of a company in Paraguay.
- Assisting Click with a variety of contracts and compliance matters.
- Advising Toyotoshi on all its day-to-day corporate matters.
Altra Legal > Firm Profile
Altra Legal was founded in 2014 and quickly gained a leading position in the Paraguayan legal market in corporate, financial, and dispute resolution-related matters.
Our disruptive team understands that commerce evolves faster than regulatory changes and that businesses require legal creativity. This understanding distinguishes our practice, particularly in areas of Fintech and others requiring innovation. As a result, our firm has an impressive list of clients in these matters as well as in sectors such as energy, telecommunications, ports, and shipping companies, industries, maquila, beverages, financial services, and many others.
Altra Legal is the only Paraguayan law firm with a genuinely international dispute resolution practice. Members of our team litigate or act as arbitrators in several ICSID, Permanent Court of Arbitration, ICC, and CAS-TAS arbitration cases, as well as before the Paraguayan Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Centre (CAMP). In addition, our practice in litigation before Paraguayan Courts is also recognized for being strategic and efficient.
|Managing Partner||José Antonio Moreno Rodríguezemail@example.com||+5959212376695|
|Banking and Finance||Adriana Sánchezfirstname.lastname@example.org||+5959212376695|
|Corporate / Foreign Investments||Belén Morenoemail@example.com||+5959212376695|
|Intellectual Property||Larissa Lacoutfirstname.lastname@example.org||+5959212376695|
|Juan Esteban Acha Mendoza||Project Leader – Litigation Department||View Profile|
|Felicita Elisa Argaña Bendlin||Project Leader – Arbitration Department||View Profile|
|Lucía Elena Cazal Zaldivar||Project Leader – Corporate Deparment||View Profile|
|Karin Kennedy||Project Leader||View Profile|
|María Belén Moreno Bendlin||Corporate and Arbitration Department||View Profile|
|José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Adriana Sánchez Mussi||Project Leader||View Profile|