Market: Mexico

Von Wobeser adds new tax head with partner and counsel hire

Mexican outfit Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has strengthened its tax offering by hiring a partner and counsel from a local boutique.

17 January 2023

Pro bono: Building bridges

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Fostering collaboration between law firms and building relationships with local clearinghouses is crucial for Latin American outfits to make their pro bono practices more successful. Firms may compete with one another to win M&A or capital markets mandates, but pro bono practices must work together to help those most in need.

13 January 2023

Several firms help Puerto Rican fintech land US$615 million loan

BLP in San José and Guatemala City and Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City have helped Puerto Rican payment processing company Evertec secure a US$615 million credit line.

13 January 2023

Pro bono: The road to progress

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Engagement in pro bono work in Latin America grows every year and law firms across the region are consolidating their offerings by taking important steps to further institutionalise their practices, but our research suggests much more needs to be done to get lawyers involved.

12 January 2023

Sainz appoints two counsel in Mexico

Mexico’s Sainz Abogados has made two new counsel by hiring from local outfit Kavanagh Gorozpe and promoting an associate, strengthening its litigation and arbitration practices.

11 January 2023

Cuatrecasas absorbs Rico Robles in Mexico

Cuatrecasas (Mexico) has incorporated Rico, Robles, Libenson, SC along with its four partners, strengthening the firm's M&A and litigation practices.

10 January 2023

Ritch Mueller hires from Hogan Lovells

Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has added firepower to its environmental and regulatory practices by recruiting a partner from Hogan Lovells (Mexico), which recently appointed an IP counsel.

09 January 2023

Mexico's SMPS boosts ESG practice with Old Navy counsel

Mexican outfit SMPS Legal has bolstered its compliance and environmental, social and governance (ESG) offerings by hiring an in-house lawyer from US clothing retailer Old Navy, a subsidiary of GAP.

09 January 2023

Mexican supermarket Chedraui snaps up low-cost retailer

Robles Miaja Abogados has helped Mexican supermarket operator Chedraui acquire Arteli, a local chain of discount supermarkets.

09 January 2023

AgroFibra goes public in rare Mexican IPO

Mexican agriculture-focused investment fund AgroFibra has hired Holland & Knight (Mexico) to make its 977 million pesos (US$49 million) initial public offering on the local stock exchange.

06 January 2023

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