LatAm renewables projects must prove bankability

Latin America possesses the potential to become a renewables powerhouse, but countries in the region must do more to show investors that green energy assets are bankable resources that can sustain long-term profitability, agreed panellists at Latin Lawyer Live: Renewable Energy.

22 March 2023

Deal of the Year 2022: the full shortlist

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer will announce the winners of the 17th annual Deal of the Year Awards on the night of our charity awards ceremony at Hotel Unique in São Paulo on Thursday 11 May.

13 March 2023

International Women’s Day Q&A Series: Mariana Posse

In the final instalment of our series celebrating International Women’s Day, Latin Lawyer speaks to Mariana Posse, founding partner of Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz about why success is all about confidence and self-belief.

10 March 2023

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Carolina Walther-Meade

In the second of our three-part series dedicated to International Women’s Day this week, Latin Lawyer speaks to Milbank partner Carolina Walther-Meade about the challenges of being a woman in the legal sector, the importance of being yourself and setting clear objectives to achieve your goals.

09 March 2023

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Luciana Tornovsky

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Latin Lawyer speaks to Demarest Advogados partner Luciana Tornovsky about the prejudice she has faced as a mother in the legal industry, the areas of law where women particularly struggle to get ahead and how she is helping to generate opportunity for present and future generations of women lawyers.

08 March 2023

Uncertainty is driving in-house trends in 2023

GCs say the pressure is on to do more with less this year as political uncertainty continues and economic concerns mount. Many expect more reliance on technology and AI to manage workloads more efficiently, while others suggest they will be seeking more compromises from law firms on fees.

27 February 2023

LatAm partner promotions plunge after previous year’s high

Latin Lawyer has registered a 34% decrease in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of female lawyers reaching the most senior rank at their respective firms has remained in line with last year’s figures.

15 February 2023

Changes in management: necessary evil or positive opportunity?

Succession planning is a challenge faced by all law firms, no matter the size. It is a critical issue for a firm to survive generations, but one that is often left a little too late to deal with. Francisco Roggero, managing partner of Argentina’s Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados, shares his views on the importance of succession planning to ensure the longevity of a law firm.

08 February 2023

Pro bono: justice incorporated

For Latin American companies, it is near-impossible to ignore the impact that global issues such as climate change and social inequality have on local communities – so they’re taking matters into their own hands by formalising in-house pro bono programmes.

30 January 2023

Get the C-suite to buy-in to better avoid risks

GCs in Latin America say it is important to keep C-suite members in the loop when it comes to risk management, arguing that having the business leadership on your side will help avoid risks.

30 January 2023

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