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Seven firms behind Bolivian telecoms sale

11 March 2019

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston and Ferrere (Bolivia) have helped Phoenix Tower International (PTI) enter an agreement to acquire 600 wireless communication towers in Bolivia for US$100 million.

Guevara & Gutiérrez guides Alicorp merger in Bolivia

11 March 2019

Bolivian law firm Guevara & Gutiérrez - Servicios Legales has helped three local subsidiaries of Peruvian consumer goods company Alicorp merge into one joint company.

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 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

20 February 2019

Latin Lawyer is delighted to present its Lifetime Achievement Awards to Ronaldo Veirano, founding partner of Brazil’s Veirano Advogados, and Fernando Aguirre, senior partner at Bolivian firm Bufete Aguirre, Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Sociedad Civil.

German group in US$2 billion lithium agreement with Bolivian state

German group in US$2 billion lithium agreement with Bolivian state

30 January 2019

A senior partner at Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados says more public-private tie-ups in Bolivia are likely as his firm helps German construction company ACI Systems secure the first partnership of its kind in the Andean country. 

The scene is set

The scene is set

25 January 2019

From the determined strength of pro bono coordinators to the collaborative efforts of law firms (played out increasingly across borders), the results of our annual pro bono survey demonstrate how pro bono is weaved into the fabric of Latin America’s legal market. The work being done around the region showcases the outstanding achievements of lawyers and clearing houses working together. Now, the challenge is to engage even more lawyers in the fight to bring access to justice to all.

The missing piece of the puzzle

The missing piece of the puzzle

25 January 2019

Partner participation in pro bono is still low, despite clearing houses’ best efforts to get the senior level of law firms involved. While firms can still make a big contribution to pro bono without partner involvement, the fact remains the partnership holds the power to effect institutional change necessary to increase the volume of work done.

The roadmap

The roadmap

25 January 2019

It has been a decade since the launch of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas, a call to action to expand pro bono across Latin America. We ask lawyers who wrote the declaration about its influence on the evolution of pro bono in the region and what’s needed for the next 10 years.

Leading Lights

Leading Lights

25 January 2019

Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.

Ferrere strengthens three jurisdictions with promotions

24 January 2019

Ferrere has promoted five associates to partner across its Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay offices, increasing its regional partner count to 32.