The 2019 Latin Lawyer Elite firms are profiled here. Each have carved out their own paths towards excellence and demonstrate unique areas of strength.
For a law firm to be more than a short-lived success, it must be able to guarantee its survival with each handover between different generations of partners. The managing partners of Elite firms reveal how they prepare ahead of time to contend with the reality of partner succession.
For the past two years, many UK law firms have been compelled to publicly disclose the difference between what they pay male and female lawyers. Gender pay gap reporting can be a blunt instrument, but acknowledging a problem is the first step to solving it. We consider the implications for Latin America’s legal market.
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.
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.
In its mission to spread pro bono throughout Latin America, the Vance Center has focused on supporting the development of local clearing houses. Here, we explore how these organisations are taking pro bono to the next level
Here we list 56 “Leading Lights”: law firms who responded to our survey and whose pro bono efforts during 2016 stood out
Vincent Manancourt looks at the latest findings from our research into which foreign institutions Latin America’s business lawyers are choosing for further study
Managing partners across Latin America are fond of describing legal talent as their most valuable asset, but determining what this talent is worth is far trickier. Latin Lawyer's second Associate Salary Survey reveals that despite firms paying their associates many multiples of their country's average monthly salary, there is striking variation in the structure and generosity of these pay packets.