Senior associate

Erika Bañuelos

Erika Bañuelos advises clients on tax and customs matters. She has litigation experience in emblematic tax reimbursement cases.

Erika Bañuelos has been a member at FERRERE’s Paraguay office since 2015. Her practice area focuses on advising local and international clients on tax and customs matters. She counsels clients on corporate restructurings, investments in the country, and day-to-day queries. She also assists clients in dealings with tax, customs and judicial authorities on administrative matters and claims.

Her previous professional experience includes participating as litigator against tax authorities in emblematic tax refund cases.

She graduated from Universidad Nacional de Asunción (Paraguay) as Attorney (2007) and as Notary Public (2008).

She complements her professional practice with teaching at two of Paraguay’s main universities, in the Business Legal System course at the Business School of Universidad Nacional de Asunción, and in Finance Law and Tax Law at the School of Law, Policy and Communication of Universidad Autónoma de Asunción.

She was ranked “Associate to Watch” by the prestigious Chambers & Partners 2019 edition.  She is described as well-prepared and with recognized experience. Those consulted also praise her attention to detail and her understanding of business needs. In 2017 and 2018 she was recognized by Legal 500 as “Next generation lawyer.” Opinions underscore her excellent academic training combined with years of experience and professionalism.

  • Attorney, National University of Asuncion, 2007. 
  • Public Notary, National University of Asuncion, 2008.
  • Tax Specialist, the American University, 2009.
  • Diploma in Taxation, Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations and the External University of Colombia, 2013.
  • Specialist in Administrative Law, University of Salamanca, 2014.
  • Specialist in Tax Fraud and Money Laundering, University of Castilla – La Mancha, 2015.

"She is a very intelligent lawyer who is very detailed with her work."

Chambers Latin America / Tax / 2020

Next Generation Lawyer

Legal 500 / Tax
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