Work Area: Private Banking & Wealth Management

Post-coronavirus wealth taxes could be a case of when, not if

The financial strain of the covid-19 pandemic has forced governments in Latin America to dig deep to cover costs. As a growing debt pile looms ever larger, some countries in the region are floating a tax on the wealthy to help foot the bill, one of several ways private wealth counsel in the region is evolving. Emily Darby reports on a practice area experiencing big changes.

29 June 2021

Ulhôa Canto’s private client team leaves to launch boutique

Respected private client partner Humberto Sanches has left Brazil’s Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados after nearly 25 years at the firm to launch a boutique, taking the entire practice with him.

03 December 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Azevedo Sette makes three partners after major hire

In the same month that it announced the arrival of prominent compliance partner Isabel Franco, Azevedo Sette Advogados has promoted three of its lawyers to partner, boosting its labour, litigation and private wealth departments.

22 May 2019

L O Baptista hires from Mattos Filho and consulting firm

After nearly 25 years as a partner at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, Marcelo Trussardi Paolini has joined L O Baptista Advogados to help establish the firm’s private client sub-practice.

15 April 2019

Mattos Engelberg hires from Madrona and Veirano

Mattos Engelberg Advogados in Brazil has recruited associates as partners from competitors Madrona Advogados and Veirano Advogados for its tax and compliance divisions.

01 April 2019

Holland & Knight adds fourth LatAm partner in two months

Holland & Knight LLP continues its hiring spree, recruiting a tax partner from Greenberg Traurig LLP in Miami for its Latin America offering and private wealth practice.

04 March 2019

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