Respected private client partner Humberto Sanches has left Brazil’s Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados after nearly 25 years at the firm to launch a boutique, taking the entire practice with him.
Locations: São Paulo
International name with deep local roots
Top-tier corporate powerhouse
Successful arm of global network
Far-reaching, full-service firm
Key partners: Juan Guillermo Ruiz leads the practice while Juan David Velasco is also prominent.
Modern transactional heavyweight
Key partners: Sergio Michelsen also leads the wealth management practice group and is ably supported by Lucas Moreno Salazar. Both partners are backed by an internationally minded group of associates, most of whom have foreign LLM degrees and can provide the level of multijurisdictional know-how Colombia’s wealthiest families expect.
Key partners: Founding partners Alfredo Lewin and Emilio Wills lead the practice group, while partners Diana Vaughan and Luz Clemencia Alfonso shoulder a significant chunk of the work.