Chilean firm Carey has chosen a female partner as the newest member of its executive committee in a legal market where most top jobs go to men.
Mexican industrial real estate developer Advance Real Estate has hired Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC to buy several industrial units and plots of land from a CKD fund.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is popularly known as El Peje because of his Tabasqueño accent. The nickname comes from pejelagarto (literally, fishlizard), an alligator-like fish from his native Tabasco. Much like his freshwater namesake, it’s hard to pin down what he is, so Latin Lawyer asked some of Mexico’s top lawyers for help.
For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.
One of this year’s winners of Latin Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Ronaldo Veirano, built his eponymous firm into a leading legal institution in Brazil. He reflects on his journey to become one of Brazil’s sharpest and most respected legal minds.
The “astonishing” diversity of Venezuela’s US$150 billion debt pile means its potential sovereign debt workout will be unlike any seen before, the opposition...
Sergio J Galvis, Robert J Giuffra Jr and Werner F Ahlers
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Jack Devine and Amanda Mattingly
The Arkin Group
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