Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Herbert Smith Freehills appoints Latin America co-head

Global firm Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted London-based partner Pedro Rufino Carvalho to co-head its Latin America practice group.

20 April 2020

Willkie Farr bolsters LatAm team with Skadden hire

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has hired a corporate and finance lawyer from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as partner, strengthening its Latin America group in Washington, DC.

26 March 2020

YPF Luz gets cross-border financing for thermal plant

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Estudio O’Farrell Abogados in Buenos Aires have helped Argentine power company YPF Luz obtain a US$30 million cross-border loan for a power project.

24 March 2020

Leite Tosto hires new infrastructure head

A former associate of Brazilian Latin Lawyer 250 firm Leite, Tosto e Barros Advogados has returned as partner to lead its energy and infrastructure practice.

19 March 2020

Ex-Baker McKenzie partner opens boutique in Mexico

Former Baker McKenzie (Mexico) partner Carlos Valencia has left to open a transactional boutique that focuses on the manufacturing and telecoms sectors.

17 March 2020

BLP hires Allen & Overy lawyer in Costa Rica

BLP (Costa Rica) has bolstered its projects and banking and finance practices by recruiting a lawyer from Allen & Overy LLP in Washington, DC, to oversee energy and infrastructure projects across Central America.

16 March 2020

Graham Abogados steer Mexican toll road refinancing

Graham Abogados, SC has helped a Mexican motorway concessionaire refinance bonds worth 7 billion Mexican pesos (US$373 million).

16 March 2020

Garrigues appoints infrastructure head in Colombia

Garrigues (Colombia) has hired a partner from local project and infrastructure boutique Arrieta Mantilla & Asociados to lead the firm’s efforts in the area.

11 March 2020

Baraona Fisher and Carey in Chilean-French toll road investment

Baraona Fischer & Cía has helped Chilean fund manager CMB and French investment company Ardian buy a minority stake in two toll roads in Santiago.

10 March 2020

Latham hires projects counsel from DLA Piper

Latham & Watkins LLP has added firepower to its Latin American project finance team by hiring an of counsel from DLA Piper LLP as counsel in Washington, DC.

05 March 2020

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