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Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

05 February 2020

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.

The migration train
The migration train

The migration train

03 February 2020

Perhaps no other image best captures the desperation of Latin America’s poorest and most vulnerable migrants than that of La bestia, a freight train route commonly used by Central American migrants to reach the US. On their journeys to new lives, people on the move in Latin America face legal uncertainty, vulnerability and alienation. This has necessitated an unprecedented need for pro bono counsel from lawyers, finds Latin Lawyer.

A balancing act
A balancing act

A balancing act

28 November 2019

Lawyers don’t tend to leave a career in private practice to go in-house for the money, instead they’re often after better equilibrium between their professional and personal lives. Nowadays, law firms are competing better with companies on the work–life balance they offer their associates, but how successful are their efforts?

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms
Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

Latin Lawyer Elite: the firms

03 September 2019

The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018
Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

Latin Lawyer capital markets league table 2018

08 April 2019

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.

The roadmap
The roadmap

The roadmap

25 January 2019

It has been a decade since the launch of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas, a call to action to expand pro bono across Latin America. We ask lawyers who wrote the declaration about its influence on the evolution of pro bono in the region and what’s needed for the next 10 years.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

25 January 2019

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.

IPO league tables
IPO league tables

IPO league tables

10 September 2018

Based on Latin Lawyer’s data, some US$12.28 billion was raised through 20 IPOs in Latin America last year, but 2018 is looking less promising.

Leading Lights
Leading Lights

Leading Lights

21 December 2017

Here we list 56 “Leading Lights”: law firms who responded to our survey and whose pro bono efforts during 2016 stood out

Leading lights
Leading lights

Leading lights

05 December 2016

Here we celebrate 55 “Leading Lights”: law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture