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, member of LIA (Latin America International Arbitration), member of the Arbitration Council of the Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce and Services of Uruguay, and of the Steering Committee of the Mediation and Arbitration Center of Argentina (CEMA). 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 recognized for its pro bono work in the region

Recognition awarded by Latin Lawyer together with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice.


FERRERE is Firm of the Year in Uruguay

By the Chambers Latin America Awards 2021.


LACCA recognizes nine FERRERE partners

They were recognized as “LACCA Approved Lawyer” in the 2022 guide prepared by LACCA.


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.


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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