Work Area: Litigation

Court rules in favour of WhatsApp in bulk messaging lawsuit

A São Paulo court has ruled in favour of US messaging platform WhatsApp in a lawsuit against Brazilian advertising company Yacows, with a decision that prevents the latter company from sending bulk messages through the messaging app

04 August 2021

Muriel Advogados hires KLA lawyer as partner following split

Brazil’s Muriel Advogados, which recently rebranded as a disputes boutique following the departure of several former name partners, has hired a lawyer from Latin Lawyer 250 firm KLA Advogados as partner.

29 July 2021

Partners leave Brazilian firms Muriel Medici and Santos Neto for new ventures

Several partners have parted ways with Brazilian firms Muriel Medici Franco Advogados and Santos Neto Advogados, branching off to form separate ventures.

28 July 2021

CMS incorporates Colombian firm

Colombian Latin Lawyer 250 firm CMS Rodríguez-Azuero has incorporated its second local firm in less than a month, strengthening its dispute resolution and intellectual property offerings with two new partners.

27 July 2021

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

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