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Central America

Lovill and LatamLex end partnership

Panamanian law firm Lovill and Central American LatamLex Abogados have cancelled a partnership that they entered into in 2014.

Fragomen opens Guatemala office
The scene is set

The missing piece of the puzzle

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
Leading Lights

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Central America

Surveys

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

The scene is set
The missing piece of the puzzle

United we stand, divided we fall

The Big Four, the commoditisation of legal services and encroaching global firms are threats keeping managing partners from Mexico City to Rio de Janeiro up at night. At a roundtable in San José, partners told Tom Muskett-Ford why firms in Central America, the most integrated market in Latin America, can face off some of those threats with a new wave of consolidation, which could see them expand beyond Central America’s borders to stay ahead of the competition.

An intangible asset
Marriage guidance

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

Events

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Nov 19

Latin Lawyer Live 2nd Annual Capital Markets

Tue, 19th Nov 2019

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Dec 02

Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax

Mon, 2nd Dec 2019