Néstor Loizaga

Néstor Loizaga directs the Paraguay office. He is a specialist in foreign direct investment, complex commercial contracts, joint ventures, Banking law, Corporate and Commercial, among others.

Néstor Loizaga is FERRERE managing partner at its Paraguay office.

He specializes in foreign direct investment, complex commercial agreements, joint ventures, distribution contracts, complex mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance law, corporate and commercial law. He advises diverse multinational companies and multilateral credit organizations.

He has represented Petrobras in the acquisition of Shell’s assets in Paraguay, Vale S.A. in the acquisition of Rio Tinto’s operations in Paraguay, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company in the acquisition of a stake in the insurer El Sol del Paraguay, Abbott in the acquisition of CFR Pharmaceuticals, and Mosaic in the purchase of ADM’s fertilizer business, among others. On an ongoing basis he advises companies like Cargill, Unilever, Ericsson, Vale, Vidriocar, Diageo, Seacor, Akzo Nobel, Abbott, and General Electric, among others, on their day-to-day business and special projects. In the banking and finance sphere he regularly assists Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Lloyds, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, Barclays Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Andean Development Corporation, Inter-American Investment Corporation, Oikocredit Ecumenical Cooperative, International Finance Corporation, and Société Générale, among others.


  • American Bar Association – Section of International Law
  • International Bar Association
  • Paraguayan Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Water Law Committee
  • Doctor in Law, Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, 1999
  • LLM in Intellectual Property, George Washington University School of Law, 2003

"A great lawyer with strong experience and background in banking and finance matters."

Chambers Latin America / Banking & Finance / 2020

"He has great technical knowledge and is an excellent M&A lawyer."

Chambers Latin America / Corporate & Commercial / 2020

"Great understanding of business needs".

Latin Lawyer 250 / Recommended


Legal 500 / Banking & Finance


Legal 500 / Dispute Resolution


Legal 500 / Tax

Leading Lawyer

Legal 500 / Corporate

LACCA Approved


Fiscal measures to counter COVID-19 effects

The Paraguayan State, through the Subsecretaria de Estado de Tributación (“SET”) has adopted the following measures in line with the government's efforts to counter the effects of COVID-19 on the Paraguayan economy.


Chambers Global once again recognizes FERRERE

Chambers Global, the Chambers & Partners guide that brings together information on the international law market, once again recognized FERRERE in the four jurisdictions in which it has a presence.

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