Strategy and management

More art than science

25 February 2008

Working in-house with responsibility for a region as diverse as Latin America involves experience and good judgement, as well as a bit of flair. At the inaugural meeting of the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association, held in Miami, regional counsel talked about developments in the region and the benefits of working in-house

DR-CAFTA report card

17 January 2008

The last part of our DR-CAFTA special examines the regionalisation of legal services in Central America

Rewriting Napoleon's code

01 August 2007

A new law school in Brazil is attempting to assuage the recruitment problems faced by major law firms. Clare Bolton reports

A bigger slice of a bigger pie?

19 June 2007

The leading figures in New York’s Latin America practices think that 2007 could be the best year in their careers. Sebastian O’Meara finds the practice heads and their peers in a buoyant mood

Breaking down walls

14 June 2007

TozziniFreire Advogados is the first major law firm in Latin America to create an entirely open plan office space. Clare Bolton took a look around to ask whether, and how, it works

Measuring performance

08 February 2007

In our inaugural strategy column devoted to the particular problems faced by general counsel, Clare Bolton asked some leading in-house counsel how they tackled the issue of ensuring their department is effective and efficient

Lost in translation

14 December 2006

Working on international deals often means commissioning a substantial amount of translation work. David Vascott examines the perils and pitfalls of legal translation and how to avoid them

Habit forming

13 July 2006

The BlackBerry was launched across Latin America earlier this year. Six months on, have the region’s lawyers any spare time left to call their own? Clare Bolton reports