Noguera, Larraín & Dulanto has recruited an of counsel from KPMG Chile to bolster its labour practice in response to employment reforms earlier this year.
Hogan Lovells (Mexico) has helped the state of Quintana Roo in southwest Mexico create an independent agency to coordinate public private partnerships and manage the state's real estate assets.
Francisco Urrutia, winner of Latin Lawyer's Lifetime Achievement Award, reflects on a long and varied career that has taken him from the inner circles of government and the boardrooms of Colombia's leading companies, to the top of the country's leading law firms. But he also reveals how early success in a different field almost set him on a very different path. Interview by Joe Rowley
Managing partners across Latin America are fond of describing legal talent as their most valuable asset, but determining what this talent is worth is far trickier. Latin Lawyer's second Associate Salary Survey reveals that despite firms paying their associates many multiples of their country's average monthly salary, there is striking variation in the structure and generosity of these pay packets.
Between lawyer arrests, government investigations, an influx of foreign competitors and a technology arms race, senior partners in Peru are facing pressure from all sides. Vincent Manancourt convened a roundtable of local leaders to discuss the challenges
Mexico's mettle "NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere," exclaimed US President Donald Trump two months before being elected to the...
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