The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) is conducting its annual research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.
Latin Lawyer’s affiliate LACCA has published its latest Approved list, a directory of the region’s most popular private practice lawyers, as voted for by the Latin American in-house counsel community.
DLA Piper (Peru) has rehired a former partner as of counsel to head the firm’s industrial and intellectual property practice.
Today is the last day to nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for Latin Lawyer’s sister publication LACCA’s 7th annual awards.
General Counsel at Centennial Towers
Senior Legal Counsel at Raizen (Argentina)
With so many options out there, clients can find it hard to decide which law firms to hire, so they often prefer to go off recommendations. Latin Lawyer’s sister publication LACCA has published a sneak peek at the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, a list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.
Law firms are a much-needed lifeboat many companies depend on even when a global crisis is not ensuing. A recent poll by LACCA, Latin Lawyer’s sister publication, highlights what companies are looking for when choosing their external counsel in a pandemic. The results indicate GCs are weighing up proactivity, different perspectives and whether a firm can read the room before they decide who to hire.
A survey conducted by Latin Lawyer’s sister publication LACCA reveals the majority of Latin American general counsel (GC) polled are most concerned about the threat of economic instability and civil unrest to come as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. By working with clients to make certain changes to business and legal strategy, lawyers can muster up the resilience that has historically characterised the region.
Covid-19 has left companies in hot water, with many falling behind on credit payments and commercial obligations. Law firms are busy keeping their clients’ businesses in the clear and trying to help them mitigate the financial problems covid-19 might cause.