Work Area: Litigation

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

Bichara boosts disputes group with SiqueiraCastro hire

Brazilian law firm Bichara Advogados has bolstered its litigation and arbitration offerings by hiring a partner from fellow Latin Lawyer 250 firm SiqueiraCastro.

18 June 2021

Robalino Law adds three partners in Ecuador

Less than a month after launching its fourth Ecuadorian office, Robalino Law has boosted its disputes, labour, IP and natural resources departments by promoting three lawyers to partner.

16 June 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Sergio Bermudes

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

During his acclaimed career Sergio Bermudes has spearheaded important judicial precedents in Brazil, at the same time as instructing and shaping the next generation of litigation talent. He wins one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards.

15 June 2021

Pellerano & Herrera partner joins DMK in the Dominican Republic

Dominican law firm DMK Abogados has appointed two disputes partners by rehiring a former senior associate and adding a partner from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Pellerano & Herrera.

15 June 2021

Dias Carneiro bolsters tax and disputes with triple partner hire

Brazil’s Dias Carneiro Advogados has appointed three new partners to its tax and disputes departments by hiring from local outfits Vidigal Neto Advogados and Muriel Medici Franco Advogados.

07 June 2021

Stocche Forbes hires from BMA in tax and disputes expansion

Brazil’s Stocche Forbes Advogados has strengthened its tax and litigation departments by hiring two new partners, including one from Latin Lawyer Elite firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão.

04 June 2021

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