Work Area: Pro bono

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Remember to take part in Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice's joint annual pro bono survey. Read on to find out how to participate.

30 September 2022

Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: Aguilar Castillo Love

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Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) received Latin Lawyer’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award earlier this year. We spoke to the firm about its work on the winning initiative, the Talamanca project, which has helped integrate local indigenous communities into Costa Rica’s formal economy.

24 August 2022

Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award: Beccar Varela

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Beccar Varela in Argentina received Latin Lawyer’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award earlier this year in São Paulo. We spoke to the firm about what it takes to build a successful pro bono practice in today’s climate.

23 August 2022

DOTY Awards: Argentine clearinghouse says funding comes at crucial time

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Comisíon Pro Bono Argentina said that the donation it is receiving as a beneficiary of Latin Lawyer’s Deal of the Year Awards ceremony in São Paulo will be used to help underprivileged areas of the population exercise their fundamental rights.

17 August 2022

DOTY Awards: Brazilian clearinghouse says donation will benefit local communities

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At Latin Lawyer’s Deal of the Year Awards in São Paulo this year, clearinghouse beneficiary Instituto Pro Bono Brazil spoke about how it is promoting access to justice throughout the country.

16 August 2022

DOTY Awards: Mexican clearinghouse says funding is vital

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At Latin Lawyer’s Deal of the Year Awards in São Paulo this year, clearinghouse Centro Mexicano Pro Bono spoke to us about how its organisation will benefit from the donation it received as a beneficiary of the event.

15 August 2022

Vance Center and Fundación Barra Mexicana launch rule of law initiative

The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice in New York and Mexican pro bono clearinghouse Fundación Barra Mexicana (FBM) have created a joint committee to examine challenges to democratic institutions and the rule of law in Mexico and the US.

22 June 2022

Dominican firm Ulises Cabrera appoints partner and signs PBDA

Dominican law firm Ulises Cabrera has promoted a corporate associate to partner, just a week after signing the Pro Bono Declaration for the Americas (PBDA).

08 April 2022

Latin Lawyer announces beneficiaries of charity awards ceremony

Funds raised from Latin Lawyer’s 16th annual awards ceremony will go to Brazil’s Instituto Pro Bono, Comisión Pro Bono Argentina and Centro Mexicano Pro Bono.

04 April 2022

Mijares launches pro bono practice with PBDA signing

Mexican Elite firm Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has launched a pro bono practice and signed the Vance Center’s Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas (PBDA).

24 March 2022

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