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Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”
Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”

Legal Project Management: Lessons from “Lex”

03 October 2011

LACCA's regular consulant, Pam Woldow of Edge International continues her series on how to make LPM work, this time looking at transactional practices

A new approach to collaboration: legal project management
A new approach to collaboration: legal project management

A new approach to collaboration: legal project management

13 September 2011

In the first of a series of articles on legal project management, Pam Woldow of Edge International - who presents at both LACCA's annual regional meetings, in Miami and São Paulo - gives us her take on how to make LPM work

The one man global legal department
The one man global legal department

The one man global legal department

10 August 2011

Providing in-house legal advice from what is officially an external position, for a company with offices strewn across the continents and time zones, what is that like? Armando Tirado, a Venezuelan working in London, talks to Marieke Breijer about these elements and how they shape his day-to-day life

New and proven reserves
New and proven reserves

New and proven reserves

27 July 2011

Irrespective of a flurry of hires between law firms, the up-and-coming stars of the oil and gas bar in Rio de Janeiro are in-house counsel, finds Clare Bolton

A peek at Teva
A peek at Teva

A peek at Teva

27 July 2011

Earlier this year, Israeli company Teva, the world's largest generic drug maker, expanded its manufacturing business in Peru through the acquisition of Infarmasa. Here the company's country legal manager, Walter Cobos, talks to Marieke Breijer about his work and the company's consolidation in the Peruvian market.

BAT Man
BAT Man

BAT Man

13 July 2011

Marcio Fernandes is assistant general counsel to British American Tobacco, based in the group's central London offices. Here he talks to Marieke Breijer about why he enjoys the challenge of working with a controversial product in a largely unfriendly environment.

Bringing it together
Bringing it together

Bringing it together

05 July 2011

Martin Lythgoe, the new associate general counsel at Duke Energy International, talks to Marieke Breijer about how his role stands at the junction of the company's legal and business objectives

The new Paulistanos
The new Paulistanos

The new Paulistanos

10 June 2011

While moving a company's regional HQ to São Paulo may make sense from a business perspective, running a legal team from the city remains challenging, finds Clare Bolton

Legal fishing
Legal fishing

Legal fishing

02 June 2011

A flourishing yet precarious sector, Peru's multi-billion fishery industry is central to the Peruvian economy, where fishmeal is the second-largest export product after copper. Here Marieke Breijer talks to the legal team of Copeinca, one of the country's main fishmeal and fish oil producers

Why would you fire your law firm? and other key questions
Why would you fire your law firm? and other key questions

Why would you fire your law firm? and other key questions

02 June 2011

The International Bar Association (IBA) recently invited some leading in-house counsel working in Latin America to address an audience of IBA members at two events in the region, and the speakers had some useful insights to offer both in-house and law firm lawyers.

Inside a Brazilian private equity fund
Inside a Brazilian private equity fund

Inside a Brazilian private equity fund

02 June 2011

Marieke Breijer talks to Marcos Lucena, a lawyer as well as a senior investment analyst at Mercatto Capital Partners in Brazil, about the balance between responsibilities in his dual role

No dull ambition
No dull ambition

No dull ambition

02 June 2011

After ten years at Baker & McKenzie, Valeria Chapa moved in-house to become Honeywell's general counsel for Latin America. Here she talks to Marieke Breijer, explaining what it's like to start afresh, and sets out her way forward