Market: Nicaragua

Are legal teams as diverse as they think?

Featured in Diversity 2018

LACCA’s first diversity survey has revealed that just over half of in-house counsel feel their legal teams are “extremely diverse” or “very diverse.” But the fact that a third of respondents say they have felt prejudice at work suggests there’s still room for improvement in making diversity a widespread reality.

03 August 2018

Ethics and compliance: Leadership’s toughest challenge?

Jed Hepworth has spent nearly 40 years working on international matters at Cargill, Inc, the biggest privately held corporation in the US, and 20 of those as Latin American general counsel. With a team of 70 professionals around the region, he reflects on the crucial role of leadership in promoting business ethics and compliance.   

27 July 2018

Spanish firm enters Central America, the DR and Panama

Spanish firm ECIJA has merged with four firms in Central America, the Dominican Republic and Panama, expanding its presence in Latin America.

17 July 2018

Spanish security company expands to Central America

Spain’s Prosegur has hired Garrigues (Colombia) in Bogotá and EY Law in Central America to acquire Grupo Almo’s security transport business.

13 July 2018

Latin Lawyer Elite Survey 2018

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2018

In a fast-changing world, the Latin Lawyer Elite firms of 2018 have shown themselves willing to take innovative steps to defend their leading positions.

24 May 2018

Sfera commits to regionalisation with El Salvador and Nicaragua openings

Costa Rica-based Sfera Legal has absorbed Ayala & Betancourt in San Salvador and hired a former Consortium Legal associate in Managua to open offices in both countries today.

15 May 2018

Latin Lawyer 250 country by country: Nicaragua

Regional firms also dominate the Nicaraguan chapter of the Latin Lawyer 250. Here, two firms compete for the top spot in terms of headcount: Consortium Legal (Nicaragua) and García & Bodán (Nicaragua). They both have almost double the number of lawyers of their nearest rivals.

23 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

BLP increases female numbers at senior level

One in three partners at Central American firm BLP are now women after a promotion in Nicaragua and a hire in Costa Rica, bucking regional diversity norms.

20 February 2018

Artificial lawyers

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2017

A survey of Latin Lawyer Elite firms by Latin Lawyer and law firm consultancy Adam Smith, Esq has found overwhelming enthusiasm for AI with one in three already trialling or using the technology. But how AI will transform the legal space proved more divisive. Tom Muskett-Ford reports

29 January 2018

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