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Hard graft


Tuesday, 6 December 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

The IBA’s new president, David W Rivkin, talks to Vincent Manancourt about his plan to battle corruption in judiciaries across the world, having just returned from a trip to Argentina and Chile

An interview with Alejandra Palacios Prieto


Monday, 5 December 2016 by Alex Wilts

Alejandra Palacios Prieto was appointed chairwoman of Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) in September 2013 for a four-year term. Currently the only woman on the seven-member board of commissioners, Palacios sat down with Alex Wilts in Mexico City to discuss gender equality in Mexico’s competition law sector.

Associate viewpoint

Thursday, 3 November 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Christian Chávez Verástegui of Miranda & Amado Abogados talks about his life-long love of law and playing a pivotal role in bringing down the price of beer

A Q&A with DOJ prosecutor, Leo Tsao

Friday, 28 October 2016 by Marieke Breijer

Andrew Levine, a partner with Debevoise & Plimpton, spoke to Department of Justice fraud section assistant chief Leo Tsao at the Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference hosted by Latin Lawyer and sister magazine Global Investigations Review in São Paulo 

Ahead of the competition

Carlos Francisco de Magalhães and Gabriel Nogueira Dias

Thursday, 29 September 2016 by Vincent Manancourt

Vincent Manancourt catches up with Gabriel Nogueira Dias and Carlos Francisco de Magalhães, the winners of Latin Lawyer’s first Specialist Law Firm leader of the Year Award

Associate viewpoint

Thursday, 29 September 2016

José Luis Corvalán of Barros & Errázuriz Abogados talks about discovering law through a love of politics and litigating against the Chilean state 

Associate viewpoint

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Ignacio Armida of Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC, talks about the high level of commitment required to practise law and on being called upon for advice in unexpected areas

Breaking down barriers


Friday, 29 July 2016 by Lulu Rumsey

Andrés Cerisola’s championing of Ferrere’s expansion across Latin America’s smaller jurisdictions has transformed the firm’s regional presence from one that its competitors derided, to a real force to be reckoned with. The winner of Latin Lawyer’s 2016 Law Firm Leader of the Year Award tells Lulu Rumsey how he helped Ferrere shed its Uruguayan skin to become a truly regional entity

Proud to serve


Thursday, 26 May 2016 by Vincent Manancourt 1 Comments

Jorge Carey, winner of Latin Lawyer’s 2016 lifetime achievement award, talks to Vincent Manancourt about a life spent driving institutionalisation in Chile’s legal market, defending his country in the longest-running ICSID case in history and joshing with world leaders

Leading the way


Monday, 25 April 2016 by Joe Rowley 1 Comments

Arnoldo Wald, a winner of Latin Lawyer’s 2016 lifetime achievement award, talks to Joe Rowley about introducing arbitration to Brazil and the evolution of the country’s legal community

Deltan Dallagnol: the prosecutor behind Brazil’s Petrobras investigation

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 by Adam Dobrik

Deltan Dallagnol leads the task force overseeing Brazil’s major corruption investigation, Operação Lava Jato​. Here, he talks about where the case is heading, why spinning off parts of the investigation to other areas of the country is a mistake, and why he won’t negotiate joint corporate leniency settlements with the CGU

A new era

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 by Toby Luckhurst

Marcos Fuchs is this year’s recipient of the IBA’s pro bono award for his dedicated fight to lift Brazil’s restrictions on pro bono. With the obstacles now removed, he speaks to Toby Luckhurst about galvanising law firms into organising their pro bono programmes

A rich resource

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Toronto Venture Exchange (TSXV) may already account for over 60 per cent of the equity raised in the mining sector worldwide, but the recent launch of a new bourse with Chile’s Santiago Stock Exchange looks to extend their reach even further. Tom Muskett-Ford speaks with Carlos Espinosa, the head of TSX and TSXV’s global mining division, about the new exchange as well as the health of the mining sector in Latin America.
Carlos Urrutia

An elder statesman

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Carlos Urrutia, winner of Latin Lawyer’s 2015 lifetime achievement award, speaks to Vincent Manancourt about a career in private practice, public service, and how he almost didn’t become a lawyer at all

Trivial pursuits?

Trivial Pursuits

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Hobbies can make it easier to network, provide a release from the stress of work or even prove a nice little earner. So how do Latin America’s lawyers spend their time outside the office? Vincent Manancourt talked to them to find out

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