Work Area: Litigation

Botelho Advogados hires Demarest lawyer as partner

A former Demarest Advogados lawyer has joined Brazilian law firm Botelho Advogados as partner, strengthening its disputes, data protection and IP practice areas.

23 July 2021

Pillsbury nabs LatAm-focused partner from Baker McKenzie

US law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has strengthened its disputes offering in Latin America by hiring an arbitration partner from Baker McKenzie LLP.

21 July 2021

Consortium Legal adds three partners in Guatemala

Consortium Legal (Guatemala) has expanded its partnership by close to a third, hiring two partners and promoting one across its tax, energy and litigation practices.

20 July 2021

Baker McKenzie adds partner in Argentina

Baker McKenzie (Argentina) has added firepower to its dispute resolution practice by promoting one lawyer to partner.

19 July 2021

How technology elevates in-house counsel

Featured in Technology 2021

LACCA's technology survey shows Latin American corporate counsel are becoming more reliant on data analytics, AI and machine learning. What could advanced technological innovation mean for the space these lawyers occupy within their companies?

15 July 2021

Dias Carneiro boosts labour practice with promotion

Brazilian law firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has appointed its fourth new partner in a month, promoting a labour and employment counsel to its senior rank.

15 July 2021

Machado Meyer hires from SiqueiraCastro

Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has bolstered its consumer protection offering by hiring a partner from local firm SiqueiraCastro.

12 July 2021

Holland & Knight tax partner returns to Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig LLP has boosted its Latin America practice in Miami with the addition of two lawyers focused on the region, including tax practitioner Seth Entin, who returns to the firm as shareholder.

29 June 2021

Court upholds fine against Alcatel for corruption in Costa Rica

France’s highest court has rejected an appeal by telecoms company Alcatel-Lucent against a €150,000 (US$182,000) fine it received for paying bribes in Costa Rica in the early 2000s.

29 June 2021

Dutch court overturns ruling in Petrobras fraud suit

A Dutch court has reversed its decision to exclude certain claimants from a class action brought on behalf of investors in Petrobras who suffered losses due to the Lava Jato corruption scandal - after it emerged the Brazilian company had taken conflicting positions on the applicability of an arbitration clause.

22 June 2021

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