Work Area: Litigation

Dominican firm Headrick Rizik promotes three to partner

Highly Recommended Dominican firm Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has boosted its litigation and corporate and M&A practices by promoting three lawyers to partner.

06 December 2021

White & Case boosts Mexico office with promotions

Highly Recommended White & Case SC has appointed a local partner and a counsel in Mexico City by promoting two associates, adding firepower to its global arbitration and litigation practices.

03 December 2021

Estudio Bunge adds four partners with PAGBAM hire and promotions

Argentine firm Estudio Bunge – Bunge, Smith & Luchía Puig Abogados has hired a counsel from Elite firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) as partner and promoted three lawyers to its senior rank, increasing its partner count by more than half.

30 November 2021

Prieto promotes three lawyers to counsel

Highly Recommended Chilean firm Prieto has promoted three lawyers to counsel, strengthening its banking and finance, investment funds and administrative litigation practices.

26 November 2021

Court upholds Occidental fine over Ecuadorean oil field

A US court has confirmed an award requiring Occidental Petroleum to pay more than US$500 million to its Chinese-owned former partner in an oil block in Ecuador, rejecting arguments that an arbitrator’s failure to disclose a professional relationship with a member of the award creditor’s counsel team amounted to a “fraud”.

22 November 2021

Cescon Barrieu appoints eight new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has added firepower to several departments by promoting seven lawyers to its senior rank and hiring a practitioner from Stocche Forbes as partner.

12 November 2021

US firm Rimon expands in Colombia

Rimon Law has expanded its Bogotá office by hiring three partners and a group of associates from recognised Colombian competition outfit Ibarra Abogados, rebranding to Ibarra-Rimon with the move.

05 November 2021

BMA nabs restructuring partner from Tauil & Chequer

Brazilian firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has hired a partner from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown, bolstering its restructuring and insolvency group.

03 November 2021

Supreme Court ruling brings seismic victory for Mexican earthquake app

Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has helped Mexican seismology app SkyAlert successfully overturn a government ruling that previously prohibited it from using technology to send earthquake alerts to the public after the Supreme Court this month found that rule to be unconstitutional.

22 October 2021

DLA Piper helps Groupon defeat consumer protection case in Chile

Chilean social network and advertisement platform Needish has hired DLA Piper Chile to defeat claims brought against it by Chile’s Servicio Nacional del Consumidor (Sernac), a government agency responsible for protecting consumer rights.

21 October 2021

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