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Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

24 May 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.

Sfera commits to regionalisation with El Salvador and Nicaragua openings

Sfera commits to regionalisation with El Salvador and Nicaragua openings

15 May 2018

Costa Rica-based Sfera Legal has absorbed Ayala & Betancourt in San Salvador and hired a former Consortium Legal associate in Managua to open offices in both countries today.

UK car retailer enters Central American market

UK car retailer enters Central American market

19 April 2018

Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City, and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped UK car showroom company Inchape acquire a Costa Rican counterpart for US$284 million.

Dentons opens El Salvador office and hires partner in Panama

Dentons opens El Salvador office and hires partner in Panama

21 February 2018

Dentons has opened an office in San Salvador and hired a new litigation partner in Panama City as it continues its Latin America expansion.

Central Law joins Interact Law

Central Law joins Interact Law

20 February 2018

Central American firm Central Law has joined international legal network Interact Law to connect with more international firms and clients.

Pacheco Coto loses lawyers in EY transition

Pacheco Coto loses lawyers in EY transition

23 January 2018

Batalla Abogados in San José has hired two former Pacheco Coto (Costa Rica) corporate lawyers just two weeks after the latter formally integrated into EY Central America.

Pacheco Coto shakes up Central America with EY tie-up

18 October 2017

EY Law will integrate prominent regional firm Pacheco Coto on 1 January, adding more than 50 attorneys and senior partners to its 100 lawyer-plus Central American branch.

BLP branches out with new Spanish office

BLP branches out with new Spanish office

20 September 2017

Costa Rican-based regional firm BLP has opened a representative office in Madrid; its first outside of Central America. 

BLP's Managua branch makes first senior hire

06 September 2017

BLP (Nicaragua) has hired the legal director of local construction company Grupo Calsa as counsel for its energy and infrastructure practice.

Programme for Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit now online

Programme for Latin Lawyer 2nd Annual Tax Summit now online

06 September 2017

The complete programme for Latin Lawyer's 2nd Annual Tax Summit has been announced.