Work Area: Pro bono

Latin Lawyer-Vance Center pro bono survey deadline extended

The deadline for Latin Lawyer and the Cyrus R Vance Center for International Justice’s annual pro bono survey has been extended by a week.

29 August 2018

Multinationals lead the way in gender pay

Featured in Diversity 2018

While nearly 80% of legal teams have diversity policies in place specifically addressing gender inequality in the workplace, LACCA’s research shows that male lawyers continue to outnumber women in senior positions and only 12% of Latin American companies have conducted pay gap analysis, suggesting the glass ceiling is still very much in place in companies across the region.

24 August 2018

DLA Piper advises Brazilian families separated at US border

DLA Piper LLP in Chicago, Baltimore, Los Angeles and Minneapolis has successfully challenged the US government’s decision to separate two Brazilian boys from their fathers after they crossed the US-Mexican border to seek asylum in the US.

01 August 2018

Brazilian bar demands action on children separated at US border

Siqueira Castro Advogados’ managing partner and a Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) colleague have led calls by the OAB for Brazil to take protective custody of 51 Brazilian children separated from their parents at the US border.

02 July 2018

Baker ups pro bono pledge in Latin America

Baker McKenzie LLP has announced that all seven of its Latin American offices are now signatories of the Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas (PBDA).

27 June 2018

LACCA Awards nominations– last chance to vote!

Don't forget to nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for LACCA’s 5th annual awards ceremony by the end of the day!

22 June 2018

Berkemeyer backs entrepreneurship scheme with pro bono support

BKM | Berkemeyer has signed a deal with the Paraguayan ministry of industry and trade to provide free legal assistance to small and medium businesses.

22 May 2018

TozziniFreire and Cascione Pulino in pro bono housing deal

TozziniFreire Advogados has worked pro bono to help securitisation company Grupo Gaia complete an innovative debentures issuance that uses blended finance to support social housing projects in Brazil.

13 April 2018

Baker McKenzie grows in Mexico with hires

Baker McKenzie (Mexico) has added two partners in Mexico City and Monterrey, as well as investing in its corporate social responsibility area.

11 April 2018

Pro bono profile: Alianza Pro Bono

Featured in 12th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer’s 12th annual charity awards ceremony is being held in aid of three of the region’s pro bono clearing houses, including Alianza Pro Bono in Peru.

09 April 2018

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