Peroni Sosa Tellechea Burt & Narvaja (“PSTBN”) is one of the largest and most prestigious firms in Paraguay. Founded in 1968, the firm’s reputation stems from its commitment to serving the needs of clients in diversified areas of specialization. Over the last five decades PSTBN has been an active participant in legal innovation in Paraguay, advising the government on development strategies, working closely with the Congress in drafting and enacting new legislation, and has taken an active role in supporting university education.
PSTBN offers a broad range of legal services for clients involved in international and local transactions in Paraguay. Firm specialization includes mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment, maritime and aviation, telecommunications, banking and international finance, mineral and oil exploration projects, labor relations, general civil litigation, taxation, counseling before local government agencies and legislative bodies, maquila projects, franchising and licensing agreements and intellectual property matters.
Representation in the courts and administrative agencies of the government is an important activity of PSTBN, as plaintiffs or defendants in landmark cases. The intellectual property department, supported by the latest technology, covers every aspect of trademark, copyright and patent practice and commercial use within Paraguay by foreign and local companies.
PSTBN specializes in foreign investments and taxation, and has published important reference books titled Paraguay, Laws and Economy, Commercial and Investment Law (Paraguay), Temas de Derecho Tributario (Tax Law Matters), Regimen de Maquila (Maquila Regime) and Ley 125/91 Comentado y Concordado (Tax Law 125/91).
PSTBN was recognized as “Paraguayan Law Firm of the Year” 2009, 2012 and 2014 by Chambers Latin American Awards for Excellence.