Work Area: Litigation

Ex-Sáenz & Asociados partners launch new firm in Central America

A group of partners have left Sáenz & Asociados’ El Salvador office, including arbitration co-head Humberto Sáenz Marinero and corporate head Mario Antonio Sáenz Marinero, to launch a new firm in El Salvador and Guatemala.

08 July 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Ex-Von Wobeser partner joins Creel Abogados in double hire

Mexico's Creel Abogados has bolstered its disputes and transactional practices by hiring two new partners.

29 June 2020

Reed Smith hires Akerman’s Brazil head

Reed Smith LLP has added firepower to its already growing Latin America disputes offering by incorporating the former head of Akerman LLP’s Brazil practice, Felipe Berer.

17 June 2020

UK firm SPG Law rebrands with Brazilian name partners

UK litigation firm SPG Law has rebranded to PGMBM, with three Brazilian lawyers as name partners.

12 June 2020

Mattos Filho announces women-dominated promotion round

Brazilian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has promoted six associates, including five women, to the partnership in São Paulo, strengthening its infrastructure, corporate and M&A, tax, disputes, and capital markets offerings.

10 June 2020

PPU hires new disputes head in Chile

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) has hired a partner from local boutique Vial Larraín Abogados to lead the firm’s disputes practice in Santiago.

10 June 2020

González Calvillo announces new partners and counsel

Mexico's González Calvillo, SC has promoted two senior associates to partner and another three to counsel, strengthening its capital markets, project finance, data privacy, litigation and environmental practices.

03 June 2020

Hakamana becomes first disputes fund in Chile

Latin Lawyer speaks to Francisco Orrego and Carolina Plaza, the president and chief executive officer of Chile’s first disputes fund, Hakamana.

26 May 2020

FTI nabs LatAm advisor from Control Risks in Bogotá

US advisory firm FTI Consulting has bolstered its forensic and litigation team in Colombia by hiring a senior partner from counterpart Control Risks.

18 May 2020

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