Ahead of the publication of the 2020 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a look at the results to find out who Latin America’s leading law firm partners are, as voted for by in-house counsel.
García & Bodán has promoted three lawyers to partner, strengthening the firm’s tax team in Nicaragua and its IP and energy practices in Honduras.
The regionalisation of the Central American legal market is plain to see in the Honduran chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, where only two of the seven firms are still single market players: Melara & Asociados and Bufete Mejía & Asociados.
Crowell & Moring in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, DC, has helped Honduran renewables company Pacific Solar Energy obtain a US$93 million loan.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP in New York and García & Bodán (Honduras) have helped the government of Honduras issue sovereign bonds worth US$700 million in the state’s first cross-border issue in three years.
García & Bodán’s Guatemala City, Managua, San Salvador and Tegucigalpa offices have helped Hilton Princess Hotels restructure a bridge loan granted by Scotiabank’s Salvadorean branch.
Latin Lawyer continues its overview of Latin America’s leading business law firms, as analysed in the 18th edition of the Latin Lawyer 250, with a look at the major developments in Honduras.
García & Bodán (Guatemala) has merged with local firm Asensio, Andrade, Flores & Asociados, adding a new managing partner after more than a year without any partners in the country and quadrupling its total headcount.
Latin Lawyer continues with its overview of the region’s leading business law firms in Latin America, as analysed in the 17th edition of Latin Lawyer 250. Today the focus is on Honduras.
With the launch of three new regional players in the past two years, the Central American legal market seems in the midst of a “second wave” of regional expansion. Joe Rowley talks to new entrants, established players and independent firms about the challenge of navigating the region’s shifting legal landscape and what the future may hold as Central America’s economies continue to internationalise