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Litigation

Mattos Engelberg hires two partners in Brazil

Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Mattos Engelberg Advogados has hired two lawyers as partners, strengthening its disputes practice.

Machado Meyer makes eight new partners

Holland & Knight promotes four in LatAm practice

Features

International Lawyer of the Year: David Williams

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP’s David Williams built his legal career in Latin America off the back of early exposure to the region, managing to successfully navigate his firm’s Latin American practice through a constantly changing political and economic environment. He is 2018’s recipient of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award.

Interested third party

The growth of arbitration as a means to settle disputes in Latin America presents an opportunity for third-party funding to thrive, resulting in greater access to justice, particularly for cash-strapped claimants. But teaming up with a third-party financier can also raise novel concerns that must be considered at the outset. Zachary Krug, senior investment officer at Woodsford Litigation Funding in London, and Leonardo Viveiros, chief legal officer at Brazil’s Leste Litigation Finance, present the pros and cons

Strategy & management

Survival techniques

Against the backdrop of Venezuela's escalating economic and political crisis, Emilio Demetriou-Jones spoke with partners from two of the country's law firms to find out how they are coping.

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Coming of Age

These firms have professional notices in the Latin Lawyer 250

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Mar 24

Latin Lawyer Live 11th Annual Oil & Gas

Tue, 24th Mar 2020

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Apr 30

Latin Lawyer - GAR Live 4th Annual Arbitration Summit - committed to gender diversity

Thu, 30th Apr 2020