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About Latin Lawyer and LACCA

Latin Lawyer and the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) are the definitive sources of news and analysis for private practitioners and in-house counsel in Latin America’s business legal market.

LACCA brings together leading in-house counsel working in the region, affording them the opportunity to interact, share ideas and best practice, and network with peers across Latin America. By shining a light on in-house counsel needs through our regular briefing, LACCA also provides content that can help private practitioners shape their service offer to provide the best value to clients.

Membership of the association is free for lawyers working in-house and directly employed at a company on a full-time basis, who do not offer their services for a fee. Private practitioners can read LACCA content through the Latin Lawyer premium subscription.

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Latin Lawyer has been providing comprehensive coverage of the region’s legal market for almost two decades. Besides keeping readers up-to-date with a daily news email briefing, Latin Lawyer content is available online and through a magazine.

Our daily news briefing is a must-have source of information for lawyers practising in the region. Latin Lawyer's independent team of journalists provides news and in-depth analysis of law firm community news and deals and cases, as well as legal and policy developments across the region.

Latin Lawyer is a first port of call for law firm leaders in the region seeking information on management strategy. Thanks to over 20 years of independent research, we produce un-rivalled analysis and surveys of Latin American law firm management and financials. Alongside this, we produce regular league tables, country profiles, interviews and roundtable discussions.

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Research and benchmarking

The Latin Lawyer editorial team provides intensive practice area research in the form of the Latin Lawyer 250: Latin America's leading guide to business law firms. This guide provides an annual review of the legal marketplace across multiple Latin American jurisdictions, complete with analysis of the Latin American practices of international law firms.

Complementary to the Latin Lawyer 250, our flagship guide, we also publish Latin Lawyer National. This includes firms that provide cost-effective repeat services alongside those concentrating on high-value strategic advice and covers a wider range of cities and states. The guide serves as a key tool for in-house counsel, who increasingly require multiple legal service providers.

Latin Lawyer also annually publishes the Latin Lawyer Elite, a group of around 40 firms in the region, who are the leaders in their markets not only for the work they do but also for the way in which they are led and managed. The leaders of these firms work with us on high-level research and meetings to discuss critical issues for the profession.

LACCA provides detailed analysis of the best law firms in the region through LACCA Approved - Latin America's leading private practitioners as voted for by the region's leading corporate counsel. LACCA's Thought Leaders brings together the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of Latin America’s foremost lawyers in a single publication, and comprises those Approved lawyers who obtained the highest number of nominations from corporate counsel and other market sources.

Insight from practitioners

Free-to-view, Latin Lawyer Reference provides answers to key legal and regulatory questions in Latin America on major practice areas. Leading practitioners and local counsel provide insight in over twenty practice areas, including Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Arbitration and Bank Financing. The interactive format allows for quick-and-easy comparisons across jurisdictions.

Latin Lawyer and LACCA’s Guides provide in-depth analysis of Latin America’s main industries from leading practitioners. They are an essential tool for in-house legal teams and their external legal advisors, created by bringing together pre-eminent authors to provide the latest and best approaches to the myriad issues confronted in the region’s most important areas of business.

Events

Latin Lawyer holds sector or practice area-specific live events across the region debating the latest hot topics. Speakers from throughout the region and beyond discuss and present their ideas in front of a live audience generating ground-breaking content. Take a look at our upcoming events.

LACCA holds annual regional and local meetings, gathering in-house counsel of leading companies for a high-level discussion of the key issues in running a legal department in Latin America today. Take a look at our upcoming events.

Awards

Latin Lawyer and LACCA hold annual awards ceremonies attended by the region’s leading practitioners. The events celebrate the achievements of lawyers working on the region’s most interesting transactions and cases, as well as recognising individual practitioners from law firms and in-house legal teams.

Latin Lawyer and LACCA are part of Law Business Research Limited, an independent, multi award-winning publisher of research, data and analysis on international business law and international legal markets.