Surveys

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.

The LLM Survey

The LLM Survey

28 August 2015

Latin Lawyer’s second annual LLM funding survey considers the financing available for associates wanting to study LLMs abroad. Joe Rowley looks at the funding provided by law firms and the alternative sources of financing used by some associates to make up the shortfall. In the second part, we speak to LLM students, past and present, about the challenges they faced raising the tuition fees and hear some tips on how they did it

Associate salary survey

Associate salary survey

13 March 2015

For today’s associate, it seems, money isn’t everything. Based on the results of Latin Lawyer’s inaugural associate salary survey, although increasing numbers of law firms are offering above-inflation salary increases to attract, and retain, young talent, many are finding generous pay packets aren’t enough to entice hard-to-pin-down millennials. Latin Lawyer presented the results to partners from across the region at a round-table event held in Buenos Aires in October last year. Lulu Rumsey reports why this is and finds out what associates really want

Latin Lawyer’s LLM funding survey

Latin Lawyer’s LLM funding survey

08 September 2014

Latin Lawyer’s LLM funding survey explores the financing options law firms provide for lawyers wanting to study LLMs abroad and the terms and conditions are attached. Joe Rowley reports on the findings and speaks to firms from across the region about the factors that drove their decision

Latin Lawyer’s foreign associate programme survey

06 June 2014

Latin Lawyer’s survey of foreign associate programmes looks at which international firms play host to the greatest number of Latin Americans and how the composition of these programmes and total intake has changed over time. Joe Rowley reports

Social networking

Social networking

06 June 2014

With competition among international firms in Latin America hotting up, foreign associate programmes have never been more essential in helping firms forge strong, personal connections within Latin America’s legal community. Joe Rowley finds out how these connections are helping to win work and what firms are doing to maximise the advantages of having the region’s rising stars work in their offices

Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year Awards announced

28 March 2014

Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its Deal of the Year Awards at its charity dinner, held at the Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday and attended by more than 260 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

The Latin Lawyer and Vance Center pro bono survey

The Latin Lawyer and Vance Center pro bono survey

09 January 2014

Welcome to Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice’s second joint pro bono survey.