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Aguilar Castillo hires from the government in Ecuador

Regional law firm Aguilar Castillo Love has strengthened its office in Ecuador by hiring a senior lawyer from the Ministry of Energy.

Lexincorp absorbs boutique in Guatemala
Multiple firms in cross-border Bladex loan to Grupo Monge

QIL+4 and Menendez & Asociados steer UK-Guatemalan digital marketing deal

UK marketing group WPP has hired QIL+4 Abogados to buy digital marketing company XumaK, which has offices in Guatemala, Colombia and Miami.

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Arbitration tribunal in place for claim against Guatemala

Why fewer women than men become partners

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.

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 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.

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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
The migration train

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.

Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2017
An intangible asset

Partners from minority groups still lack ‘critical mass’ to boost diversity

Leading law firms in Latin America and the US have had some success in increasing diversity among their rank and file, but a lack of leadership from an overwhelmingly white, male partnership in most firms is still preventing many women and lawyers from different ethic and socio-economic backgrounds from reaching the top positions, according to delegates at a diversity and inclusion conference at the New York City Bar Association earlier this week.

NYSBA’s LatAm arm calls for regionwide ethics guidance
Last chance to buy tickets for M&A conference

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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May 07

LACCA Live 11th Regional São Paulo Meeting 2020

Thu, 7th May 2020