Work Area: Pro bono

Pro bono: Clearing the way

Featured in Pro bono 2020

As clearing house membership reaches an all-time high, the institutions across the region acting as the go-between for law firms and pro bono projects are reinventing themselves, adapting to the times to provide first-class responses to those most in need. They are plugging gaps, as well as making pro bono networks more inclusive.

22 February 2021

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center's Pro Bono Survey 2020

Featured in Pro bono 2020

The latest results from our annual research indicate that despite a year of unique and severe challenges, law firms are as committed as ever to doing pro bono. We report on what firms are doing to push their efforts to the next level.

22 February 2021

Rodrigo Elías works pro bono in ventilator project

Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has helped a group of companies design and manufacture ventilators for covid-19 patients with severe respiratory difficulties without the financial means to be treated in private clinics.

23 October 2020

Last chance to take part in pro bono survey

The deadline for Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice’s annual pro bono survey is tomorrow, Friday 9 October. Read on to find out how to participate.

08 October 2020

Kirkland & Ellis initiative tackles poverty in Honduras

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

A charitable organisation co-founded by a partner and an analyst of Kirkland & Ellis LLP has launched a new initiative to deliver necessary supplies to families affected by the covid-19 crisis in Honduras.

18 June 2020

Bruchou behind covid-19 pro bono initiative in Argentina

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has helped the Argentine Ministry of Health implement a project to raise funds and strengthen local hospitals by providing equipment to fight the covid-19 pandemic.

08 April 2020

Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana recognised for pro bono efforts

Chile's Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados (BMAJ) has been awarded the Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year for 2019 by local clearinghouse, Fundación Pro Bono Chile, in recognition for its sponsorship of the latest winner in the clearinghouse’s annual Desafío Pro Bono competition.

19 March 2020

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award

Featured in 14th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce this year’s winner of its Latin Lawyer Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award: Greenberg Traurig, SC in Mexico.

09 March 2020

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Featured in 14th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: the Heliópolis community project, which has been recognised for its work providing legal assistance and other services to people living in one of São Paulo’s largest favelas.

27 February 2020

Celebrating equality: Social Responsibility Award

Having an effective corporate social responsibility programme is about working collaboratively across departments to form an enriched company culture that advocates for the rights of minorities. Beverage multinational Diageo does just that and is this year’s winner of LACCA’s Social Responsibility Award. GCs Sandra Lalli and Patricia Barbelli tell LACCA about the company’s trailblazing reputation for setting firsts across the world when it comes to diversity, inclusion and equality.

10 February 2020

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