17 September 2019
A former Pacheco Coto partner has reunited with his old colleagues at EY Law (Costa Rica) after leaving Sfera Legal.
09 September 2019
In the space of a week, Arias (Costa Rica) has lured veteran litigator Víctor Garita away from Facio & Cañas, while both firms have recruited counsel from Batalla.
05 August 2019
Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, DC, and Dentons Muñoz in San José have helped IFC lend US$35 million to Banco Davivienda in Costa Rica.
29 July 2019
Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has hired its third partner in less than two months, recruiting a tax manager from Walmart as partner.
10 July 2019
Dentons Muñoz has strengthened its hand in San José by hiring one in-house lawyer and two consultants as directors.
21 June 2019
Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has boosted its corporate practice, hiring a second independent practitioner as partner in less than a month.
06 June 2019
Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has hired a criminal litigator, who joins from his own boutique, to lead the firm’s anti-corruption investigations practice across Central America as Costa Rica’s national congress debates graft reform.
31 May 2019
Central American law firm Lexincorp has entered a partnership with business consultancy company Grupo Nexo Franquicia to provide franchise-related services and win new clients.
23 May 2019
For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.
23 May 2019
Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.