FERRERE

Partner

Sandra González

Sandra González leads FERRERE’s Litigation and Arbitration team. She assists local and international companies operating in different areas of activity, and specializes in complex, multi-jurisdiction cases.

Sandra González leads FERRERE’s Litigation and Arbitration team. She assists local and international companies operating in different areas of activity, and specializes in complex, multi-jurisdiction cases.

She is currently representing clients in construction arbitrations and disputes related to public interest services concessions, a multinational company in litigation on matters of professional conduct, and different investors in various international disputes against the Uruguayan State. For a number of years she has represented three major international financial groups – JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse and Commerzbank - in a series of litigations deriving from liquidation of Uruguay’s largest private bank. These cases involve actions in Argentina and the United States, and González coordinates on them with other international firms.

Sandra González is alternate member for Uruguay of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, and regularly participates as a panelist on arbitration and foreign investment issues at international conferences.

She is a founding member and former president of the Latin American Council of the New York State Bar Association and a founding member of the River Plate Chapter of the Spanish Arbitration Club. She is also a member of ArbitralWomen, The Pledge and the Latin American Arbitration Association.

 Memberships

  • 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

Recommended

Latin Lawyer 250 / Litigation

LACCA Approved

LACCA
19/07/2021
Regional
13/07/2021
Uruguay

Sandra González recognized on The Legal 500 LatAm Arbitration Powerlist

The Legal 500 prepares the ranking based on its research team’s expertise, as well as the opinion of numerous arbitrators, general counsel and arbitral institutions.

02/07/2021
Uruguay

Sandra González is first Uruguayan elected as Vice President of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce

Before her appointment as Vice President, Sandra González was an alternate member of the Court representing Uruguay, from 2018 to 2021.

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