18 October 2017
EY Law will absorb prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.
20 September 2017
Costa Rican-based regional firm BLP has opened a representative office in Madrid; its first outside of Central America.
06 September 2017
BLP (Nicaragua) has hired the legal director of local construction company Grupo Calsa as counsel for its energy and infrastructure practice.
06 September 2017
The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has been announced.
21 July 2017
Consortium Legal has hired a 32 year-old in-house lawyer from Hewlett-Packard's Central America and Caribbean division to improve regional coordination, settling on one of the youngest candidates to apply for the senior position.
17 July 2017
Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has recruited multiple lawyers from prominent local firm Batalla Salto Luna, adding substantially to its headcount and establishing a large in-house tax team to directly challenge the Big Four accounting firms.
13 July 2017
Estuardo Mata Palmieri, a founding partner at Guatemala’s QIL+4 Abogados and the head of its disputes team, has died at the age of 42.
04 July 2017
The Guatemalan branch of Dentons Muñoz has announced plans to corner the white-collar crime market in Central America after hiring a local practitioner.
30 June 2017
Several Central American firms have rebranded, promoted or moved offices in the past six months, after a tumultuous 2016 that saw new regionalisation pressures in Guatemala and the partition of market leading firm Arias in Costa Rica.
02 June 2017
Guatemalan firm Mayora & Mayora SC has merged with Salvadorean firm Telles & Asociados and hired an in-house lawyer from Coca-Cola’s Guatemala branch to head its litigation department back home.