Sandra González

Sandra González leads Ferrere’s Dispute Resolution Practice at its offices in Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Sandra González leads Ferrere’s Dispute Resolution Practice at its offices in Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay.

For over twenty years she has represented clients in a broad range of industries in domestic and international commercial and investment arbitrations, under different arbitration rules, institutions and applicable laws. She has recently acted for clients in construction, oil & gas, ports, mining and regulated markets arbitration cases.

She has also acted as arbitrator, with particular emphasis on cases related to infrastructure, construction, M&A and administrative contracts.

Sandra González is Vice President of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, member of the Observatory on the status of arbitration in Latin America of the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB), Vice President of the River Plate Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA), and founder and member of the Executive Committee of WWW – Women Way in Arbitration LATAM.

She is codirector of the Remote Oral Advocacy Program (ROAP) for Latin America of Delos Dispute Resolution and member of LIA (Latin America International Arbitration). She was president of the Latin American Chapter of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association.

She is codirector of the Diploma in Arbitration at Universidad de Montevideo (Uruguay), professor in the International Contract Law Program at Universidad Austral (Argentina) and in the Arbitration Program at Universidad de Mendoza (Argentina). She was Assistant Director of Law at Universidad ORT (Uruguay).

Sandra González earned her degree as attorney from the School of Law of Universidad de la República (Uruguay) and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School (USA).


  • American Association of Private International Law
  • American Bar Association – Section of International Law
  • Harvard Alumni Association
  • Harvard Club of Uruguay
  • International Bar Association
  • Latin American Arbitration Association
  • Spanish Arbitration Club - Río de la Plata Division
  • Uruguayan Bar Association
  • Attorney, Universidad de la República (Uruguay), 1996.
  • LL.M., Harvard Law School (United States), 2000.

She experienced head of department is held in high esteem by clients, who laud her as "incredibly intelligent, a strategist."

Chambers Latin America / Dispute Resolution / 2020

"Sandra González stands out as one of Uruguay’s most accomplished arbitration lawyers, leveraging her knowledge and strategic approach to great effect."

Latin Lawyer 250 / Recommended

Brilliant and highly sophisticated lawyer

Legal500 / Leading Lawyer / 2019

“She is brilliant. A highly sophisticated and extremely experienced lawyer. You can tell she has handled large disputes over many years, and while she has a strategic view of all matters, she maintains a firm grasp of each detail of a case."

Chambers Latin America / 2020 / Dispute Resolution

Partner Sandra González is “brilliant, highly sophisticated and extremely experienced”

GAR100 / 2018


Latin Lawyer 250 / Litigation

LACCA Approved


FERRERE is Uruguay Firm of the Year in the Women in Business Law Awards 2024

The awards, organized by Legal Media Group, recognized FERRERE’s initiatives in gender equality, as well as its women lawyers’ work in different practice areas.


FERRERE Arbitration team recognized in GAR 100 2024

Our firm and its practitioners have once again been recognized by the prestigious guide.


Three FERRERE practitioners recognized by WWL: Arbitration 2024

The guide is prepared by WWL and GAR, two internationally renowned legal publications.


FERRERE is recognized for its pro bono work in the region

Based on research conducted by Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice.


FERRERE obtains new licensing of Uruguay Country Brand

Following an exhaustive audit of sustainability, origin, leadership and management, and export capacity.


FERRERE is once again recognized by Latin Lawyer 250

In its report, the publication praises 27 professionals in 22 practice areas.


Sandra González is once again the only Uruguayan recognized in Thought Leaders - Arbitration 2023

The publication points not only to its awardees’ broad experience in the most important disputes worldwide, but also to their ability to innovate and inspire.


Sandra González and Soledad Díaz distinguished in The Legal 500 exclusive Arbitration guide

Less than 150 practitioners were recognized in the guide, which includes only three for Uruguay.

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