Brazilian firm Demarest Advogados has launched a diversity programme, called Demulheres, which aims to create a more gender balanced working environment for women to enable more female lawyers to progress to partner level.
The Brazilian unit of Spanish renewable energy group Abengoa has struck a deal with a US investor to sell completed transmission lines in the country, sealing creditor approval for its in-court reorganisation plan.
In the space of 16 years, Luis Castro transformed BLP from a seven-lawyer shop into one of Costa Rica's largest firms and a major regional player in all five Central American jurisdictions. He tells Tom Muskett-Ford how he did it
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Steps taken by Argentina's centre-right government to repair the damage done to investor confidence under the Kirchners means more work is on the way for the country's law firms. But to staff the increasing number of deals, firms are having to find creative ways to maintain their headcount. Lulu Rumsey speaks to the partners putting international exposure, and new approaches to working hours and career evaluations, at the centre of talent-retention strategies
Panellists at the Latin Lawyer-GRR Live 2nd Annual Restructuring Summit agreed political instability has damaging implications for both Brazil’s Petrobras...
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