D’Empaire in Venezuela has strengthened its finance and corporate practices with a lateral hire.
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.
Venezuelan law firm Araquereyna has launched WIDÚ Legal, an online platform designed to help companies and individuals fill out legal documents and applications.
Araquereyna believes Venezuela’s double-digit recession will force its government to open the oil and gas sector to new investment, leading the firm to recruit a former CMS foreign associate to head its energy and natural resources practice.
While 2016 marked the rise of populism in the US and Europe, in Latin America business-friendly administrations took the reins of several of the region’s countries. With this in mind, law firms stocked up departments in preparation for an expected uptick in transactional work. Latin Lawyer takes a look at the most significant of these developments.
Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque has promoted an IP partner, continuing a rare promotion spree amid Venezuela's deepening political and economic malaise.
Gustavo Reyna, one of D’Empaire Reyna Abogados’ founding partners, has retired from the firm he created after 44 years and is taking up a partner position at Araquereyna.
As we round up our tour of the region’s legal markets following the publication of the 18th edition of Latin Lawyer 250, today we look at Venezuela.
Latin Lawyer’s 10th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Fundación Pro Bono Venezuela (Provene).
Mergers can often be the most efficient way for a law firm to gain a foothold in a new jurisdiction, establish a new practice area or simply better serve existing clients. But laying the foundations for a successful marriage often requires partners to accommodate vastly different management styles and strategies. Vincent Manancourt asks partners across the region for their top tips on ensuring a lasting union