Federico Lemos

Federico Lemos is a specialist in banking law, capital markets, project financing and leads FERRERE´s fintech practice.

Federico Lemos has more than a decade of experience in the Banking and Finance area and leads FERRERE`s fintech practice. He is a specialist in banking regulation, capital markets, and project financing. His practice also covers complex matters of commercial and corporate law in general and agribusiness transactions.

He regularly advises many of the most globally renowned financial institutions, multilateral banks as well as multinational and local fintech.

In the capital markets field, he advised on the bulk of the local IPOs completed in recent years, either as a structuring advisor or counseling institutional investors, and even leading several of those transactions.

He collaborated with the Central Bank of Uruguay on the redesign of all the regulations applicable to financial institutions, insurance companies, pension funds and capital markets.

He has been recognized by prestigious international publications such as Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR for his outstanding performance in Banking and Finance. He has served, for more than ten years, as a professor at several of the country´s most prestigious universities in the areas of banking and commercial law.

Federico Lemos graduated as lawyer from the University of Montevideo in 2012. In 2017 he obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at New York University School of Law.


  • Uruguayan Bar Association


  • Attorney, Universidad de Montevideo, 2012.
  • LLM, New York University School of Law, 2017.

Rising Star

IFLR, 2020

Rising Star

Legal 500, 2020, Banking & Finance

Associate to Watch

Chambers / 2020 / Banking & Finance

FERRERE advises Terminal Cuenca del Plata on obtaining USD 443 million in financing

The funds will allow it to expand its operations at Port of Montevideo.


FERRERE recognized in Chambers Global 2024

The publication recognized four practice areas and thirteen practitioners in the three jurisdictions where FERRERE is present.


FERRERE advised on the financial structuring of the first financing trust for technological renewal of Montevideo urban transport

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FERRERE advises Microsoft on installing its Artificial Intelligence laboratory

The lab is the first of its kind in LATAM and will be located in the LATU Technology Park.

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