Work Area: Environment

Robalino Law adds three partners in Ecuador

Less than a month after launching its fourth Ecuadorian office, Robalino Law has boosted its disputes, labour, IP and natural resources departments by promoting three lawyers to partner.

16 June 2021

Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year: Paulina Riquelme Pallamar

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Paulina Riquelme Pallamar, founding partner at Eelaw in Chile – and this year’s winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award – is the only female lawyer in the country to found a firm dedicated exclusively to environmental law.

08 June 2021

Glencore brings third arbitration claim against Colombia

Glencore has filed an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) claim against Colombia after a planned expansion at a coal mine was halted by a local court citing environmental concerns – the third case the Swiss commodities trader has brought against the state at the centre.

02 June 2021

PPU merges with Chilean natural resources firm

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has strengthened its natural resources practice by incorporating local law firm Carcelén, Desmadryl, Guzmán y Tapia Abogados, adding three partners.

27 May 2021

Prieto adds real estate and environmental counsel

Chilean law firm Prieto has boosted its real estate and environmental law practices by promoting two lawyers to counsel.

11 May 2021

Former IDB executive director joins PAG Law

US firm PAG Law has strengthened its Latin America-focused offering by hiring a former US executive director of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as partner and head of its environment, social and governance (ESG) practice.

08 March 2021

Stocche Forbes promotes five to partnership

Brazilian firm Stocche Forbes Advogados has announced the promotion of five associates to partner, strengthening its environmental, labour, corporate and real estate practices.

09 December 2020

First corporate bonds linked to UN development goals issued in Mexico

Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar has helped Mexican real estate developer Vinte become the first issuer of Latin American corporate bonds that adhere to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, in a deal worth 400 million pesos (US$20 million).

02 December 2020

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