Room for improvement

03 November 2016

While associates across Latin America are generally happy, it would be strange if they didn’t have any complaints. Rosie Cresswell reports on their biggest gripes, and considers whether they should be a cause for concern for law firm leaders

Money matters

Money matters

29 September 2016

As law firms in Latin America grow and face new competitive challenges, the pressure to re-evaluate partner compensation systems is on. As more law firms change to models that reward performance, how can law firm leaders appear objective and fair when sharing out the pie? asks Rosie Cresswell

Postgraduate studies: Home schooling

Postgraduate studies: Home schooling

07 September 2016

This year, for the first time, Latin Lawyer explores the universities that Latin America’s corporate lawyers choose for postgraduate studies in their home jurisdictions. While obtaining an LLM abroad is an attractive proposition for many Latin American lawyers, a postgraduate degree from a local university has its own benefits. In a series of articles, Vincent Manancourt seeks to identify the most popular law schools in the region and find out what courses are most in demand, as well as hearing the case for staying at home to get a postgraduate qualification. Not wishing to ignore the international route entirely, we also present the results of our annual survey into international LLMs

Postgraduate studies: The results are in

07 September 2016

Vincent Manancourt identifies the most popular universities in Latin America for postgraduate legal qualifications

Postgraduate studies: The local law schools

07 September 2016

Vincent Manancourt and Joe Rowley profile the 18 best attended local law schools, according to our research

Postgraduate studies: No place like home

07 September 2016

Vincent Manancourt explores Latin American lawyers’ reasons for choosing to study locally

Handful of LatAm law schools attract most postgrad students, our survey finds

22 August 2016

A Latin Lawyer survey has identified the most popular universities in Latin America for postgraduate legal qualifications.

Operation Car Wash has raised the bar in Latin America's fight against corruption, survey finds

15 August 2016

The vast majority of Latin American professionals believe the region’s anti-corruption laws are ineffective, but Brazil serves as an example of how this can change, a survey by Washington, DC law firm Miller & Chevalier has found.

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

18 March 2016

​Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its Deal of the Year Awards at its charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of a record 250 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2016

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer's 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available here.