Work Area: Pro bono

TozziniFreire works pro bono for collective lending platform

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped non-profit Sitawi Finanças do Bem structure Brazil’s first online collective investment platform for social and environmental projects.

19 July 2019

Vance Center event tackles aftermath of Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy”

The Vance Center has held its latest “Keep Families Together” workshop, attracting both US and Latin American pro bono lawyers who want to help migrant families separated at the Mexican-US border.

09 July 2019

Marval launches pro bono website

Argentina’s largest firm Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal has launched a pro bono website, which will showcase the firm’s pro bono work in detail and offer free legal tutorials.

03 July 2019

Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana takes part in local pro bono challenge

Chile’s Bofill Mir & Alvarez Jana Abogados has participated for the first time in a challenge organised by local clearing house Fundación Pro Bono, where it has chosen to provide legal support for a local hospital and its elderly patients.

10 May 2019

Latin Lawyer announces beneficiaries of upcoming charity awards ceremony

Featured in 13th Annual Awards

Funds raised from Latin Lawyer’s 13th annual awards ceremony next week will go to Instituto Pro Bono in Brazil, Pro Bono Chile Foundation and Venezuela's ProVene.

02 April 2019

Paz Horowitz helps IP programme’s first Ecuadorian beneficiary

An Ecuadorian inventor has become the first to benefit from the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Inventor Assistance Programme (IAP), which connected the inventor with law firm Paz Horowitz Abogados for pro bono patent advice.

04 March 2019

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Featured in 13th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: Fundación Desafío Levantemos Chile, for its work reconstructing areas damaged by one of the most devastating fires in Chilean history.

27 February 2019

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award

Featured in 13th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce this year’s winner of its Latin Lawyer Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award: Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados.

25 February 2019

Latin Lawyer and the Vance Center’s 2018 Pro Bono Survey

Featured in Pro bono 2018

The findings from the 2018 Latin Lawyer – Vance Center pro bono survey are testament to the great strides Latin America has made to adopt pro bono into its legal culture.

25 January 2019

The scene is set

Featured in Pro bono 2018

From the determined strength of pro bono coordinators to the collaborative efforts of law firms (played out increasingly across borders), the results of our annual pro bono survey demonstrate how pro bono is weaved into the fabric of Latin America’s legal market. The work being done around the region showcases the outstanding achievements of lawyers and clearing houses working together. Now, the challenge is to engage even more lawyers in the fight to bring access to justice to all.

25 January 2019

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