The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.
Some 150 Latin American and international law firms have helped companies in the region raise more than US$200 billion through nearly 800 debt and equity capital markets deals throughout 2018, according to Latin Lawyer data.
Law firms that stand out for the pro bono work done by their lawyers and for their efforts to build a lasting pro bono infrastructure, both internally and in their legal market.
There are some clear front runners in the M&A space, as our country league tables illustrate. With big global firms still featuring in the large majority of high-value transactions in Latin America, how does a local firm’s international strategy affect its referrals and deal flow?
57 deals worth a combined US$2.8bn in 2017
In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.
Latin Lawyer announced the winners of its Deal of the Year Awards at its charity dinner in São Paulo last night, in the presence of a record 250 leading names of the Latin American legal community.
The complete shortlist for Latin Lawyer's 10th annual Deal of the Year Awards is now available here.
As last year, we have selected 50 Leading Lights from our survey respondents, celebrating law firms whose efforts towards pro bono during 2012 stood out. The list consists of firms that we feel deserve to be put in the spotlight thanks to their contribution to the development of a pro bono culture in Latin America
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