Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

Morgan & Morgan partner re-elected maritime law association chair

Morgan & Morgan partner Francisco Linares, 48, has been re-elected chair of the influential Panamanian Maritime Law Association (Apademar).

17 May 2018

Rio arbitration panel rules against Venezuela

A US shipbuilder has won nearly US$129 million in a Rio de Janeiro-seated arbitration with Venezuela’s defence ministry over the repair and upgrade of naval frigates, a dispute that began over 15 years ago.

07 March 2018

Sustainable fishing group hires Holland & Knight in Mexico

Holland & Knight (Mexico) has helped a group of Mexican tuna fishing companies acquire a sustainability certification for 36 of their vessels operating in the Tropical Eastern Pacific ocean.

14 August 2017

Tinoco Travieso signs alliance with Girán Abogados

Venezuela's Tinoco Travieso Planchart & Núñez has entered a strategic alliance with local labour and maritime firm Girán Abogados & Asociados.

25 July 2017

Clyde & Co opens in Mexico

UK firm Clyde & Co LLP has expanded its footprint in Latin America by merging with Garza Tello & Asociados, a Mexican law firm specialised in maritime, insurance and energy law.

11 May 2017

Benites Forno in Peruvian port finance agreement

Benites, Forno & Ugaz Abogados has helped Brazilian-Spanish consortium Terminal Portuario Paracas agree finance terms with Peru’s national port authority for the development of the San Martín port in Pisco.

19 December 2016

Chile’s SAAM invests in Costa Rica

SAAM, a Chilean port services company, has bought two concessions in one of Costa Rica’s most important ports for US$48.5 million, taking counsel from Arias & Muñoz (Costa Rica) and Claro & Cía in Santiago.

11 November 2016

Haynes and Boone’s new London office presents LatAm opportunities

The finalisation of Haynes and Boone LLP’s merger with shipbuilding and oil and gas boutique Curtis Davis Garrard hands it an office in the UK capital, with Haynes and Boone SC set to become a strategic link between the new London office and Latin America.

15 September 2016

LACCA Awards – voting now open!

Nominate your favourite in-house lawyers and legal departments for the 3rd annual awards ceremony by Latin Lawyer's sister publication, LACCA.

11 July 2016

Carey and Philippi Prietocarrizosa steer shipping financing

Carey has helped German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd obtain US$57 million to buy two vessels.

11 May 2016

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