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Firms snub recruitment as lateral partner hires fall by a third

Partner hires at law firms operating in Latin America fell by almost a third in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in the previous year, as firms rein in expansion amid the covid-19 pandemic.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis
CABEI makes its largest ever debt offering to finance covid-19 efforts

Give us concise information on covid-19, say GCs

It’s information overload for legal teams at the moment, who are being inundated with guidance from external counsel on how to handle operations amid the covid-19 crisis. As governments race to push through fresh legislation each day, Latin Lawyer finds out how law firms are communicating with clients during this unprecedented time, and what in-house counsel say is and isn’t appealing.

Latin Lawyer Elite 2020
A balancing act

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

A balancing act

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

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Latin Lawyer Elite 2020

Latin Lawyer Elite firms have each carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength. Here, we announce this year’s Elite.

A balancing act
Making it count

Latin Lawyer Elite firms take on the covid-19 crisis

The fallout of covid-19 is indelibly altering how law firms operate and deliver their services. Managing partners of Elite firms reveal the profound changes the crisis has spelled for their firms and the adaptations they are undergoing to remain at the peak of their markets.

A balancing act
Making it count

NYSBA’s LatAm arm calls for regionwide ethics guidance

Representatives of the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) Latin American Council called on the region's law firms to adopt a single set of ethical guidelines at a conference held in New York yesterday, but some speakers questioned the project's multi-jurisdictional approach and enforceability.

Due diligence on contractors key, say panellists
Employers need strict policies regarding use of personal devices

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