23 November 2017
Andrés Dacosta has returned to Colombian labour boutique Godoy Córdoba Abogados member of Littler Global to co-lead its litigation department after almost two decades away from the firm.
06 February 2017
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.
30 June 2016
Corporate lawyers in Colombia say an expected peace deal between the government and the left-wing paramilitary group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will boost investment, but warn that integrating the guerrillas into society and mainstream politics will not be straightforward.
02 March 2016
Godoy Córdoba Abogados member of Littler Global has merged with fellow Colombian labour boutique Buriticá & Buriticá Abogados and added a former Supreme Court of Justice magistrate as partner, bolstering a partnership that has almost tripled over the last six months.
05 August 2015
Labour and employment boutique Godoy Córdoba Abogados has promoted two associates to the partnership, bringing the firm’s total partner count to five.
06 July 2015
Littler Global member firm BDS Asesores has established a new office in Nicaragua, completing a rapid regional expansion strategy across Central America.
24 November 2014
Bogotá labour boutique VS+M Abogados – which was founded a year ago by former Godoy Córdoba Abogados partner Diego Felipe Valdivieso Rueda – has merged with two other small firms, Rico Lara Abogados and Lombana & Lombana Abogados.
20 May 2014
Costa Rican firm BDS Asesores has announced its union with a Honduran firm, allowing Littler Mendelson PC, the US labour and employment firm it became a member of last year, to further strengthen its Latin American coverage.
09 April 2014
In the final of our series of market analyses to coincide with the launch of the new Latin Lawyer 250 we turn our attention to the international firms operating in the region, and how their strategies played out in 2013.
12 March 2014
Five months after inking mergers with labour boutiques in Colombia and Costa Rica, US labour firm Littler Mendelson PC is continuing its incursion into Latin America with the hire of a dual US-Brazil qualified associate from White & Case LLP as partner, aimed at boosting its visibility in the region’s largest jurisdiction.