Work Area: Law Department Management

Talent under siege: retaining a generation

Lawyers today aren’t prepared to wait around decades for promotions or tolerate unstimulating working conditions. These were some of the quickly-evolving ‘generational concerns’ of young talent highlighted by managing partners at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Meeting earlier this month. Partners agreed that firms need to take the priorities of this generation seriously, or risk losing talent for good.

30 May 2022

Which law firms were the most popular in 2021?

As companies weathered the ongoing economic and social aftershocks offset by the covid-19 pandemic, they relied on external counsel to guide them through the uncertainties of 2021. The latest Who Represents Latin America’s Biggest Companies? research, a study published by Latin Lawyer’s affiliate publication LACCA, reveals the most popular law firms among the region’s largest corporations.

21 April 2022

Who represents Latin America's biggest banks 2021: the full list

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks?

For the first time, LACCA conducts research into which law firms advise Latin America’s largest banks, as ranked by assets. We present the companies that make up our top 50, as well as their preferred external counsel.

19 April 2022

A disruptive force: The rise of fintech

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks?

As the fintech boom continues to disrupt traditional financial services in Latin America, LACCA takes a look at how the trend is driving the need for more specialised legal services able to keep pace with innovation across the region.

19 April 2022

Deal Focus: Banco do Brasil’s first social bond issuance

Featured in Who Represents Latin America's Biggest Banks?

Amidst the boom of sustainability-linked issuances in Latin America, LACCA speaks to the team at Banco do Brasil about the work that went into the company’s first ever social bond issuance and why it’s important for financial institutions to be at the forefront of ESG initiatives.

19 April 2022

Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2021: the full list

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2021?

In its landmark annual research into which law firms advise Latin America’s largest 100 corporates, as ranked by revenue, LACCA presents the companies that make up our top 100, as well as their preferred external counsel.

11 April 2022

Hiring firms: What it all comes down to

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2021?

There is certainly no “one-size fits all” when it comes to hiring legal services, but a fundamental shift in business interactions resulting from the pandemic has led many GCs to value fast, frequent and efficient communication as much as expertise.

11 April 2022

Standing out from the crowd

Featured in Who represents Latin America's biggest companies 2021?

Going the extra mile to meet client needs is paramount, but law firms gaining and maintaining an edge over the competition in Latin America’s bustling legal sector are those that are showing a true commitment to diversity, according to the region’s leading GCs.

11 April 2022

Greenberg Traurig appoints LatAm co-chair

US firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has appointed shareholder Antonio Peña as co-head of its Latin America practice.

01 April 2022

Bruchou elects first female executive committee member

Argentine Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has elected partner Lucila Winschel to its executive committee, which for the first time has no founding partner among its members.

01 April 2022

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