23 May 2019
Partners sit at the top of the law firm pyramid structure and they have the biggest pay packets. The fact that women are in the minority in most law firm partnerships in Latin America – and indeed the world – is the main reason behind the gender wage gap in the legal profession. Here, we list four common explanations put forward to explain why more women don’t rise through the ranks to become partners.
16 November 2018
EY Law has bolstered its office in the Dominican Republic, recruiting five lawyers from a local firm to complement its existing tax team.
05 July 2018
EY Law (Costa Rica) has hired a lawyer from labour boutique BDS Asesores as manager.
19 April 2018
Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami, Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega in Panama City, and EY Law (Costa Rica) have helped UK car showroom company Inchape acquire a Costa Rican counterpart for US$284 million.
21 March 2018
There are nine law firms in the Costa Rican chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250, making it the largest in the Central American section. Costa Rica is also home to some of the biggest firms in the region. BLP (Costa Rica) has 86 lawyers, while Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has a headcount of 80, more than double their counterparts in the other four countries. The country’s strong business community and political stability have enabled law firms to grow and deepen their specialisations.
06 March 2018
Telecoms company Liberty Latin America has hired EY Law (Costa Rica) to acquire a majority stake in Televisora de Costa Rica subsidiary Cabletica for US$250 million.