Mayora & Mayora SC (Guatemala) has launched its second Honduras office by opening in San Pedro Sula, while Dentons completes its tie-up with Honduran outfit Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados.
International law firm Dentons has announced plans to combine with Honduran law firm Gustavo Zacapa y Asociados, in a deal that would complete its expansion across Central America.
DLA Piper LLP in the US and LatamLex in San Salvador and Tegucigalpa have helped The Coca-Cola Company buy two drinks trademarks from Salvadorian beverage company La Constancia and another from Cervecería Hondureña.
Consortium Legal has promoted five to partner, doubling its partner count in Honduras.
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.
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.
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.
The average percentage of partner positions at Latin Lawyer 250 firms held by women is now 23%, barely more than the number we reported when we began tracking partner diversity back in 2013.
LatinAlliance has completed its sweep of Central America by opening an office in Tegucigalpa.
Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.