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\ Labor, Social Security & Industrial Safety Law

At Vouga Abogados we are proud of our Labor, Social Security and Industrial Security legal department. Our team of professionals is highly specialized, with a long tradition of offering the best service in labor matters to our clients in the most diverse, complex and sensitive cases in the market.
We advise our clients on a wide range of labor issues including, among others:

  • Drafting of individual employment contracts.
  • Management Contracts.
  • Agreements for the rendering of services of a civil nature.
  • Representation and advice in negotiations of collective and individual agreements.
  • Development and implementation of compensation programs such as employee stock purchase plans, restricted (conditional) stock awards, pension plans, bonus policies, employee profit sharing plans.
  • Confidentiality and non-competition agreements.
  • Dismissal of employees and executives.
  • Mass layoffs.
  • Labor-related litigation.
  • Labor issues in liquidations, mergers, acquisitions, and restructurings.
  • Advice on strikes.
  • Occupational safety and health and safety issues.
  • Expatriate and cross-border hiring, including temporary and permanent employment and residence.
  • Labor matters related to maritime and port activities.
  • Legal due diligence and audits to ensure compliance with labor, social security, and accident prevention regulations.
  • Legal advice for Human Resources departments.
  • Drafting and review of corporate employment policies and guidance on their implementation.
  • Localization of international employment policies.
  • Training for HR managers and in-house counsel on changes in labor, social security, and accident prevention regulations.
  • Representation and procedures before different governmental agencies to obtain permits, authorizations and approvals.

\ Leaders



\ Perla Alderete


\ Mirtha Dos Santos


\ Marcela Dos Santos


\ Walter David Vera

\ Team



\ Maria Gloria Cabrera Ojeda

\ Largest soft drinks bottler, in contract restructuring during Covid-19

Advised the sole distributor of one of the world´s largest soft drink companies on the re-negotiation of several contracts with clients, particularly with those clients most affected by the pandemic, such as restaurants and bars.

\ World leader in personal care products, in regulatory matters

Advised a leading global company in personal care products analyzing the implications and legality, as well as the follow-up of the parliamentary process, of three bills presented in Congress through which it was intended to control the prices of products considered essential during the pandemic.

\ Largest soft drink bottler, in adaptation of contracts to antitrust regulations

Assisted a major soft drinks company by analysing under competition law various clauses used in contracts with its clients, taking into account the soft drinks company´s high market share in Paraguay.

\ Publications

New requirements for registration as Insurance Brokers and Claims Adjusters
The Superintendence of Securities amended provisions of the General Regulation of the Securities Market regarding tariffs
The Superintendency of Securities regulates stock market advisory services in the General Regulations of the Securities Market.

\ Address
Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

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\ Telephone
+595 21 202 049

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