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Firms snub recruitment as lateral partner hires fall by a third

Lockdown and reduced face-to-face interaction are likely to have compounded the issue because they make it harder for firms to recruit.

Partner hires at law firms operating in Latin America fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, as firms rein in expansion amid the covid-19 pandemic.