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\ Silvia Benitez García

Associate

\ Profile

His practice focuses on advising national and international clients in the areas of civil, commercial, administrative, distribution, agency and representation law. Silvia began her career in the Judiciary, where she worked for more than 5 years as a typist in the Civil and Commercial Court of First Instance of the Tenth Shift; then as a reporter in the Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals of the Sixth Chamber of Asunción, acquiring experience in the area of procedural law. Subsequently, she joined the private sector as a member of the Litigation Department of Ferrere Abogados Law Firm; then she joined Vouga Abogados. Currently, he is leading litigation processes in tax, customs, indemnities, commercial distribution contracts, agency and representation and administrative litigation law, leading, especially, tax litigation processes before and against the Undersecretary of State for Taxation. 

 

  • Distribution, Agency, Representation and Franchising.
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Public and Administrative Law
  • Tax and Custom Law
  • Competition
  • Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Consumer Protection Law 

Education

  • National University of Asuncion, Lawyer, 2010.
  • University of Buenos Aires, Postgraduate course in Insurance Law, 2011.
  • National University of Asuncion, Diploma in University Didactics, National University of Asuncion, 2012.
  • National University of Rosario, Argentina, Master in Private Law, 2013 - 2014.
  • Catholic University of Asuncion, Master in Business Law, 2016- 2017.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese

\ 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

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The new decree regulating Law No. 5102/2013 on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP Law)
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NOVEDADES EN INFRAESTRUCTURA Y PROYECTOS - Marzo – 2024
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The National Public Procurement Directorate (DNCP) announces the full implementation of Law No. 7021/2022 On Public Procurement and Supply ("Law 7021")

\ Address
Juan de Salazar 657
Asunción – Paraguay

\ E-mail
info@vouga.com.py

\ Telephone
+595 21 202 049

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