07 September 2016
Vincent Manancourt explores Latin American lawyers’ reasons for choosing to study locally
22 August 2016
A Latin Lawyer survey has identified the most popular universities in Latin America for postgraduate legal qualifications.
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.
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.
17 February 2016
The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer's 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available here.
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
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
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
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
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