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.
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.
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.
438 deals worth a combined value of US$58.9bn 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 profiles the 40 Latin American law firms with an eye firmly on the future.
By handling top client accounts at an institutional level, as opposed to leaving them to individual partners, law firms can increase client loyalty and boost revenue. A survey by Latin Lawyer and management consultancy Gulland Padfield suggests there are significant opportunities for firms in Latin America to seize upon client account management as a differentiator. But are the region’s partners ready to share their relationships?
The results of Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s annual pro bono survey suggest a reduction in partner participation in pro bono work, but is there a bigger story behind the numbers?
Here we celebrate 55 “Leading Lights”: law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture