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Latin Lawyer Awards

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10th Annual Awards

Published March 2016

As Latin American legal work expands and matures throughout the region, more complex and more challenging work is being undertaken in every practice area all the time. Each year, Latin Lawyer identifies landmark Latin American deals and cases across seven categories, and recognises the achievements of practitioners in areas such as law firm leadership, diversity and pro bono – as well as those who have dedicated their careers to the advancement of the profession.

Introduction

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Latin Lawyer awards supplement now online

31 May 2016

A special supplement depicting Latin Lawyer’s tenth annual charity awards ceremony is now available to subscribers in a pdf online.

Deal of the Year

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Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year winners announced

18 March 2016

​Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its Deal of the Year Awards at its charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of a record 250 leading names of the Latin American legal community.

DOTY final shortlist published
DOTY final shortlist published

DOTY final shortlist published

17 February 2016

The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer's 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available here.

Individual Awards

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award
Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

19 February 2016

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Andrés Cerisola of Ferrere.

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Latin Lawyer announces inaugural Specialist Law Firm Leader Award

26 February 2016

Latin Lawyer is delighted to name Carlos Francisco de Magalhães and Gabriel Dias of Magalhães e Dias Advocacia as the first recipients of our new Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award.

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards
Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

25 February 2016

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the recipients of three Lifetime Achievement Awards: Jorge Carey, chairman of Chile’s largest law firm, Carey; Wald e Associados Advogados founder Arnoldo Wald; and Juan Manuel Prieto of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia), who receives his award posthumously.

Proud to serve
Proud to serve

Proud to serve

26 May 2016

Jorge Carey, winner of Latin Lawyer’s 2016 lifetime achievement award, talks to Vincent Manancourt about a life spent driving institutionalisation in Chile’s legal market, defending his country in the longest-running ICSID case in history and joshing with world leaders

Leading the way
Leading the way

Leading the way

25 April 2016

Arnoldo Wald, a winner of Latin Lawyer’s 2016 lifetime achievement award, talks to Joe Rowley about introducing arbitration to Brazil and the evolution of the country’s legal community

Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award
Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award

24 February 2016

Abogadas MX, an NGO that promotes gender equality in Mexico’s male-dominated legal sector, is this year’s winner of the Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award.

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award
Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces International Lawyer of the Year Award

22 February 2016

Latin Lawyer is very happy to announce this year’s winner of its International Lawyer of the Year Award: Nicolas Grabar of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award
Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award

18 February 2016

Latin Lawyer is delighted to announce this year’s winner of its Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award: executive director of Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono (IPB), Marcos Fuchs.

Organisations we support

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Pro bono profile: Comisión de Trabajo Pro Bono e Interés Público

25 February 2016

Latin Lawyer’s 10th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including the Comisión de Trabajo Pro Bono e Interés Público in Argentina. One of Latin America’s first clearinghouses, the platform recently produced a new code of ethics designed to improve pro bono processes in Buenos Aires.

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Pro bono profile: Instituto Pro Bono

26 February 2016

Latin Lawyer’s 10th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono (IPB).

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Pro bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela

01 March 2016

Latin Lawyer’s 10th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela (Provene).