Work Area: Employment & Labor

Galicia bolsters labour practice with hire

Mexican Elite firm Galicia Abogados has strengthened its labour litigation offering by hiring a partner from local firm Alvarez, Cantón y Peters Abogados.

06 January 2022

Greenberg Traurig hires labour team from Holland & Knight in Mexico

Greenberg Traurig SC has established a labour and employment practice by hiring a partner and six associates from fellow Highly Recommended firm Holland & Knight (Mexico).

04 January 2022

Revisit Latin Lawyer’s Labour and Employment conference

The Latin Lawyer Connect: Labour & Employment conference is now available to watch in full online. The event was co-chaired by Enrique Stile from Argentina’s Marval O'Farrell & Mairal, Carolina Camacho of Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz, Carolyn Knox from US firm Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart and Machado Meyer Advogados partner Andrea Giamondo Massei in Brazil.

17 December 2021

SiqueiraCastro makes nine partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro will start 2022 with nine new partners, bolstering several practice groups.

16 December 2021

Chile's BMAJ boosts tax and labour practices with promotions

Chilean Highly Recommended firm Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados has strengthened its tax and labour areas by appointing two new partners.

16 December 2021

Campos Mello adds four partners

Brazilian firm Campos Mello Advogados in cooperation with DLA Piper has appointed four partners by elevating three associates and rehiring a former lawyer, strengthening its M&A, private equity, venture capital, labour and life sciences groups.

13 December 2021

Demarest appoints 11 new partners

Demarest Advogados has appointed 11 lawyers to partner, representing the Brazilian Elite firm’s largest promotion ever.

09 December 2021

Labour boutique Chiode Minicucci appoints partner

Brazil’s Chiode Minicucci Advogados – associated with global labour boutique Littler Mendelson PC – has added to its senior rank by hiring an in-house lawyer from São Paulo-based investment company Galapagos Capital as partner.

15 November 2021

Ex-Campos Mello partner joins Soto Frugis

Brazilian labour boutique Soto Frugis Advogados has added to its senior rank by hiring a name partner from local firm De Rocha Lago Advogados.

03 November 2021

Tread carefully to avoid discrimination claims over vaccination status

While successful vaccine rollouts in many Latin American countries have resulted in employees returning to their usual workspaces, panellists at the Latin Lawyer Connect: Labour & Employment conference highlighted that employers should follow local governments’ guidelines around reopening offices to the letter to avoid discrimination claims.

28 October 2021

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