Moreno Ruffinelli & Asociados
P.O. Box: 2437
Tel: (595 – 21) 214 688
Fax: (595 – 1) 215 134
Born Asunción, Paraguay, October 19, 1963; admitted to bar 1991. Education: National University of Asunción (Lawyer, 1990); Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 2000; Graduate Paper on Alternative Dispute Resolution); Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (Graduate Course on Constitutional Law, 2002). Fulbright Scholar, 1999-2000; Honorary Consul of the Philippines in Asuncion, 2004-2011. Professor of Constitutional Law, National University Law School. Arbitrator, Center of Mediation and Arbitration Paraguay. Arbitration Expert, MERCOSUR and MERCOSUR-INDIA Arbitration Court. Coordinator for various academic programs and projects with universities, multilateral and international organizations such as IADB, UNDP, US Department of State and AECI. Founder and Council Member, Center for Studies of Law, Economics and Politics (CEDEP). Former Legal Counsel to the Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the Organization of the American States, 1999-2000. Legal Counsel to the Committee of Legislation, Codification, Justice and Labor of the Senate of Paraguay, 2008-present Member: Paraguayan Bar Association; International Bar Associations; Council Member of Center for Studies Paraguayan-Canadian; Un techo para mi país Paraguay; Guyra Paraguay; Consular Corp Paraguayan Association; Paraguayan-Canadian Chamber. LANGUAGES: German, English, Portuguese and Spanish.Practice areas: Negotiation; Mediation; Arbitration; International Commercial Law; Foreign Investment; Natural Resources; Petroleum Law; Mining; Energy Law, Maritime Law; Aviation and Aerospace; Media Law; Legislative Practice and Constitutional Law; Environmental Law; Maquila; Family Law; Immigration; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Education; Education.
Moreno Ruffinelli & Asociados:
With a heritage of more than 100 years of legal tradition, Moreno Ruffinelli & Asociados has a long history of setting the trends in Paraguay’s legal arena. The practice in its current form was established in 1963.
The firm’s founder and many partners form part of an intellectual and legal tradition of more than 100 years in Paraguay, dating back to one of the greatest lawyers and public figures in contemporary Paraguayan history, Fulgencio R. Moreno.
The firm has been at the forefront of legal services in Paraguay for years due to the outstanding achievements of its attorneys, and continued innovation in technology and infrastructure. The firm’s growth both in the number and quality of its clients, as in its number of lawyers, infrastructure, legal services offered, etc. in the recent years has been unprecedented, and is part of a well-designed plan to expand not only locally but regionally. The firm believes its solid credentials of the past will be the decisive foundations for its continued leadership in the future.