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Pro bono: Leading Lights
Pro bono: Leading Lights

Pro bono: Leading Lights

01 March 2021

Here we celebrate “Leading Lights”, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey
At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

28 October 2020

The average hourly rate charged by Latin American law firms is falling. Data suggests this was the case even before the onset of the economic crisis induced by covid-19, particularly for associate rates. As firms consider creative means to serve challenged clients, prices are likely to reduce even further.

Pellerano Nadal and Headrick Rizik advise on DR cigar factory deal
Pellerano Nadal and Headrick Rizik advise on DR cigar factory deal

Pellerano Nadal and Headrick Rizik advise on DR cigar factory deal

05 June 2020

Pellerano Nadal Law & Consulting in Santo Domingo has helped investment consortium Allied Cigar Corporation buy British tobacco company Imperial Brands’ assets in the Dominican Republic as part of a global transaction worth US$1.1 billion.

Blackstone gambles on Cirsa purchase
Blackstone gambles on Cirsa purchase

Blackstone gambles on Cirsa purchase

15 May 2018

Seven firms have confirmed their role in Blackstone’s acquisition of Spanish-based gaming corporation Cirsa from the company’s founder in a cross-border deal that involved multiple Latin American jurisdictions.

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Dominican Republic
Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Dominican Republic

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Dominican Republic

22 March 2018

The Dominican Republic is not seeing the same record level of economic growth as it has done in recent years, but it still reported a more than respectable 5% growth for 2017, a figure that looks to be sustainable for 2018.

Headrick behind Western Union deal
Headrick behind Western Union deal

Headrick behind Western Union deal

02 March 2018

Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has helped Dominican financial services company Vimenca renew its 29-year agreement with US money transfer provider Western Union.

DR solar project gets loan
DR solar project gets loan

DR solar project gets loan

26 January 2018

DR&R Abogados y Consultores Fiscales in Santo Domingo has helped energy company Montecristi Solar FV obtain a loan for the construction of a 57 megawatt solar power plant.

Headrick Rizik promotes transactional and disputes lawyers
Headrick Rizik promotes transactional and disputes lawyers

Headrick Rizik promotes transactional and disputes lawyers

11 April 2017

Dominican heavyweight Headrick Rizik Alvarez & Fernández has promoted three lawyers to partner, strengthening its transactional and disputes capabilities and increasing its partnership by almost 40%.

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module
Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

Vance Center Lawyers Council launches anti-corruption module

04 April 2017

A civil and economic rights group established by The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice has launched an anti-corruption initiative that will organise private practice lawyers across the Americas to support government efforts to crack down on corruption.

Pro Bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic
Pro Bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic

Pro Bono profile: Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic

23 February 2017

Latin Lawyer’s 11th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearinghouses, including Fundación Pro Bono in the Dominican Republic.