Work Area: Environment

Cescon Barrieu replenishes Canadian offering

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added to its Canadian offering by hiring an in-house environmental lawyer as of counsel.

26 September 2022

González Calvillo adds partner and two counsel

Mexican Elite firm González Calvillo, SC has made two promotions and hired a compliance officer from Grupo México’s mining subsidiary, adding one partner and two new counsel to its litigation, M&A and ESG practices.

06 September 2022

UK supermarkets support Brazilian savannah preservation project

TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo has helped UK supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s invest US$11 million in a new financial scheme for Brazilian farmers, which aims to make the country’s soy farming practices more sustainable.

18 August 2022

Colombian firms brace for first left-wing government

As the Andean nation inaugurates Gustavo Petro as its first-ever leftist president, Colombian law firms are preparing for radical changes in the energy sector, as well as tax reform and an increased focus on climate change and ESG.

08 August 2022

Samarco dam victims to have their day in English court

The English Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the victims of the Samarco Mineração dam collapse, which killed 19 people and resulted in Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, meaning the previously launched US$6.6 billion lawsuit against multinational BHP can be heard in English courts.

18 July 2022

Gómez-Pinzón structures environmental project donation

A group of organisations, including the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), has relied on Gómez-Pinzón to donate US$245 million for the protection of Colombia’s diverse natural environment.

15 July 2022

SiqueiraCastro hires environmental partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has strengthened its environmental and sustainability practice by hiring a legal manager from BRK Ambiental as partner.

30 June 2022

Vella Pugliese makes five new partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has added firepower to several practice areas by promoting five lawyers to its senior rank.

08 June 2022

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