Fit for purpose?

The partnership is the pinnacle of the traditional law firm pyramid, but as lateral hires become more frequent, and millennials show a lack of interest in the partner role, Fernando Peláez-Pier led a discussion that asked whether it’s time for a rethink.

Fit for purpose? The discussion was led by Fernando Peláez-Pier

Law firms are racing to be part of new areas of law like technology and anti-corruption, but it’s easier said than done. Practice areas are so new and fast-changing that few people in firms know enough about them to train up lawyers, let alone serve clients. There are two options: take the time to build the area internally and accept you may not be first to offer the service unless you have the foresight to start well ahead of the pack, or bring someone in from the outside.

Events

Events

LACCA Live 10th Regional São Paulo Meeting 2019

Events

Latin Lawyer 13th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Insight

Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

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Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

How to Build Up a Region: Development Banks and Multilateral Financing

Thomas Hechl and Vanessa Pinto Villa

Hogan Lovells LLP

The Role of Project Finance in Developing a Region: Trends and Considerations

Andrés Arnaldos Montaner , Daniel D Bartfeld , Jaime E Ramirez and Roland Estevez

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
All Guides