Work Area: Pro bono

Pro bono profile: Fundación ProBono Colombia

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 Fundación ProBono Colombia.

06 April 2018

Pro bono profile: Brazil's Instituto Pro Bono

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

05 April 2018

Siqueira Castro works pro bono on land rights case

Siqueira Castro Advogados has helped religious organisation the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil protect the land rights of slave descendants, after the Democratas party filed a constitutional claim challenging the descendants' right to settlements founded by former slaves.

23 March 2018

DLA Piper commended for pro bono work by Appleseed

DLA Piper LLP has received the Alexis Rovzar pro bono medal of merit from non-profit organisation Appleseed Mexico Foundation for its contribution to furthering access to justice in Mexico.

06 March 2018

Mattos Filho re-launches pro bono practice, announces non-profit

In what is thought to be a first by a Brazilian law firm, Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has created a standalone pro bono department staffed by lawyers who will focus exclusively on the practice, at the same time announcing the launch of an independent institute tasked with expanding access to justice and legal education in Brazil.

05 March 2018

Latin Lawyer 250: available now!

LACCA’s sister publication Latin Lawyer has published the latest edition of its definitive guide to the leading law firms across Latin America.

02 March 2018

Jones Day pro bono leader becomes partner

Jones Day’s Miami office has promoted a white-collar crime and compliance lawyer – and prominent pro bono leader – to partner.

01 March 2018

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Award 2018

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Latin Lawyer is pleased to present its Pro Bono Award to the clearing houses and lawyers that led the coordinated pro bono response to the powerful earthquake in Mexico last September.

27 February 2018

Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award 2018

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Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Incluir Direito, a joint project between some of Brazil’s top firms and São Paulo’s University Presbiteriana Mackenzie to address the lack of racial diversity in corporate law firms.

23 February 2018

Chilean firms promote gender diversity

Six Chilean firms have hosted the first Vance Center Women in the Profession (WIP) event in Santiago, in a bid to raise awareness of gender and diversity in a legal market that has among the fewest female partners in Latin America.

31 January 2018

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