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Dominican Republic

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.

M&A deals in Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic: March-December 2019
Pellerano Nadal and Headrick Rizik advise on DR cigar factory deal

Central America, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay debt capital markets report: July-December

Latin Lawyer recorded 11 debt capital markets deals in Central America, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay, with a total combined value of approximately US$7.1 billion.

Dominican Republic covid-19 information hub
Billion-dollar Odebrecht dispute in the DR settled through mediation

Grounded

Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

Exposing the gap

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.

Surveys

Leading Lights

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.

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s Pro Bono Survey
Exposing the gap

Grounded

Aviation restructuring has become more common and Latin America is no exception. Lawyers from Brazil and the Dominican Republic share their experiences from recent cases and identify room for improvement in a sector hit by several recent collapses in the region.

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity
NYSBA’s LatAm arm calls for regionwide ethics guidance

Professional notices

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

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Mar 24

POSTPONED - Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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May 07

POSTPONED - Latin Lawyer 14th Annual Charity Awards Ceremony

Thu, 7th May 2020