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Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

22 February 2019

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce this year’s winner of its International Lawyer of the Year Award: Paola Lozano of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Another ICSID arbitration creditor eyes PDVSA assets

Another ICSID arbitration creditor eyes PDVSA assets

22 February 2019

A Dutch subsidiary of US bottlemaker Owen-Illinois has become the latest of Venezuela’s arbitral creditors to target the US assets of the state’s national oil and gas company PDVSA, in a bid to collect on a US$500 million International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) award.

Morales & Besa appoints its first-ever counsel

Morales & Besa appoints its first-ever counsel

22 February 2019

Chile’s Morales & Besa has promoted a lawyer to counsel, strengthening its corporate practice.  

Harneys promotes LatAm disputes lawyer in BVI

22 February 2019

International law firm Harneys has promoted a litigation and insolvency lawyer to partner in the British Virgin Islands.

Ferrere helps Canadian company get rare Bolivian mining concession

22 February 2019

Ferrere (Bolivia) has helped a subsidiary of Canadian mining company New Pacific Metals enter mining concession agreements with state-owned Corporación Minera de Bolivia.

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

21 February 2019

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: José Eduardo Carneiro Queiroz of Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados.

Cescon Barrieu appoints four new partners

Cescon Barrieu appoints four new partners

21 February 2019

Brazil’s Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has strengthened its capital markets, compliance and tax practices in anticipation of growing investor interest and upcoming privatisations.

Hughes Hubbard hires LatAm arbitration partner in Miami

Hughes Hubbard hires LatAm arbitration partner in Miami

21 February 2019

Latin America-focused disputes partner Luis O’Naghten has left Baker McKenzie LLP in Miami to join Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.

Holland & Knight adds partners and creates a Venezuela Focus Team

Holland & Knight adds partners and creates a Venezuela Focus Team

21 February 2019

Holland & Knight LLP has created a Venezuela Focus Team to help clients that want to do business in the country and promoted three lawyers to partner in Mexico City and Miami.

Lexincorp promotes in El Salvador

Lexincorp promotes in El Salvador

21 February 2019

Regional firm Lexincorp has bolstered its corporate practice, promoting an associate to junior partner in San Salvador.