Work Area: Environment

Partner additions signal law firm growth for 2017

Latin American law firms continue to grow, reporting promotions in a broad range of practice areas.

13 March 2017

Brazil debates changes to “restrictive” environmental protection law

A bill to replace existing environmental licensing procedures with a less bureaucratic and more flexible system has garnered a mixed response from Brazil’s lawyers and wider business community.

13 January 2017

New member profile: International associate counsel at Enerflex

Dubraska Jaramillo speaks in-depth about managing projects in locations as difficult to manage as the deep Peruvian jungle.

11 January 2017

Muñiz begins restock with environment hire

Muñiz Ramírez Pérez-Taiman & Olaya has hired a government lawyer to lead its environmental department, shortly after losing the practice’s former head and other prominent energy lawyers to rival firms.

19 December 2016

Mijares Angoitia opens labour practice and expands environment offer

Mexico’s Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has broadened its service offering by opening a labour practice headed by new partner Claudio Jiménez De León, also expanding its environment offering by hiring of counsel Juan Carlos Aguirre-Martínez.

30 November 2016

Six former Lobo & Ibeas partners open new firm

Six partners from Brazilian firm Lobo & Ibeas have left to open environmental, corporate and disputes firm Graça Couto, Sequerra, Levitinas, Bicudo, Leal & Abby Advogados.

09 November 2016

Chile’s Santiago Solar obtains project finance

Larrain y Asociados in Santiago, Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) and Linklaters in New York have helped Franco-Chilean renewables company Santiago Solar obtain project finance worth US$119 million for a 115-megawatt solar plant.

19 October 2016

Movers & Shakers - 30 September

This week’s edition of movers and shakers looks at counsel affected by their companies’ expansions and acquisitions

30 September 2016

Carey promotes three to counsel

Chilean firm Carey has promoted three lawyers to counsel positions, two of them women, in its corporate and M&A, IP and technology, and environmental practices.

19 September 2016

Taking control of conservation

In the US, private landowners have been taking conservation of the environment into their own hands for years, with notable success. Alejandro Quintana of Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cia explains how Chile is now following the same path

07 September 2016

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