South American law firm Ferrere has boosted its seniority by adding partners in Paraguay and Uruguay.
Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has boosted its partnership by adding two partners in Peru and one in Colombia.
Morrisons & Forrester LLP in New York, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce in Quito and Guyer & Regules in Montevideo have helped British car retailer and distributor Inchcape acquire Uruguay and Ecuador’s Mercedes-Benz trader, Autolider.
Ecuadorian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Carmigniani Pérez Abogados has promoted two lawyers to the partnership – including appointing its first ever female partner – in doing so strengthening its banking, corporate and disputes practices.
Several Mexican firms have seen in the new year by strengthening their partner numbers.
White & Case LLP in Houston, Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados, Cariola, Díez, Pérez-Cotapos in Santiago and Ferrere (Bolivia) have helped US retail giant Levi Strauss & Co buy 80 stores from its Andean-based distributor, The Jeans Company, for US$50 million.
Chilean law firm Carey has bolstered its corporate and tax practices, promoting two lawyers to partner, ahead of the country’s tax reform.
Uruguay’s Posadas, Posadas & Vecino has strengthened its administrative, corporate and tax practices by promoting three senior associates to the partnership.
Galicia Abogados has helped British energy group ContourGlobal enter the Mexican renewables market by purchasing two cogeneration plants from local petrochemical company Alpek for US$801 million, financing the purchase with a US$570 million loan.
Guerrero Olivos has promoted five lawyers to partner, strengthening its labour, corporate, banking and finance, and water law practices.