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\ Mirtha Dos Santos


\ Profile

His practice focuses on advising domestic and foreign clients mainly in the prevention and/or resolution of litigation matters or judicial and arbitration disputes. He intervenes with the firm's litigation team in judicial and arbitration disputes related to constitutional, civil, commercial, representation, distribution, creditor summons, bankruptcy, commercial contracts, disputes related to intellectual rights; administrative law in the areas of customs, municipal, environmental, consumer, telecommunications. He assists in mergers and acquisitions processes, in the estimation of contingencies of litigation processes in progress and in making estimates and forecasts of issues that may involve future contingencies or controversies to companies. Audit of ongoing files and estimation of risks involved. He has dedicated his entire career to the private sector and has extensive experience in leading controversial litigation and in arranging complex negotiations within his practice areas. He handles complex litigation in alliance with other national and international law firms.

  • Litigation in civil, commercial, labor, administrative and labor law. 
  • Arbitration 
  • Mediation 
  • Consumer Protection Law 
  • Compliance and Ethics 
  • Distribution, Agency, Representation and Franchising 
  • Environmental Law 
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor, Social Security and Industrial Safety Law 


  • Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Lawyer, 1996 Honorable Mention).
  • Universidad Americana Paraguay, Master's Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2016.
  • Leadership Course with Emphasis on Public Policy DENDE PARAGUAY Foundation 2019.
  • Theory and Tools of Negotiation Harvard Method, CMI INTERSER, taught at Harvard Faculty Club, Boston, 2018.
  • Neurolinguistic Programming, Practitioner Level, Go In Institute, Paraguay 2018.
  • Coaching Program II, Grupo Crecica Paraguay, 2017.
  • Business Coaching Course Grupo John Maxwell Paraguay, 2016.
  • Equipazgo Course oriented to Organizations, GRUPO ANDRES SILVA PARAGUAY, 2016.
  • He also attended refresher courses on crisis management with emphasis on communication sponsored by COCA COLA CO.


  • Spanish
  • English

\ Experience

\ Industrias Sulfuricas S.A. (ISUSA)

We represented a Uruguayan agribusiness company in an executive lawsuit for the collection of a debt instrumented in promissory notes for an approximate value of USD 2.5 million.

\ LG Electronics Inc.

Represented a renowned international electronics company in a lawsuit filed by its former distributor in Paraguay for alleged wrongful termination of contract under Law 194/93 on Distribution, Agency and Representation.

\ Leading watch manufacturer worldwide in litigation against local distributor

Assisted a world leading watch company in a controversy regarding the relationship it held with its Paraguayan distributor, in the application of the Paraguayan Distributor Law.

\ Publications

Chambers and Partners recognized Vouga Abogados for fourth consecutive year as Paraguay Law Firm of the Year
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\ Address
Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

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\ Telephone
+595 21 202 049

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