Topic: Strategy and management

DLA Piper Gallástegui swipes six partners from White & Case

Mexican firm DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has scored a coup by hiring six partners from local Highly Recommended outfit White & Case SC.

19 January 2022

Cescon Barrieu hires partner from Machado Associados

Brazilian Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has boosted its tax capabilities by recruiting a partner from Highly Recommended Machado Associados, amid ongoing congressional debate of a new bill in the field.

17 January 2022

Veirano appoints first female managing partner

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has appointed Paula Surerus as its first-ever female managing partner.

13 January 2022

Baker Botts hires DLA Piper’s LatAm co-head

Baker Botts LLP has added firepower to its Latin American offering by hiring the co-head of DLA Piper LLP’s regional corporate and finance practice.

12 January 2022

What are Latin America’s GCs prioritising in 2022?

As we begin 2022, GCs expect to see a continuation of many pandemic-era trends, including managing uncertainty, the accelerated use of technology to innovate, the importance of managing hybrid teams and an increasing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters.

11 January 2022

Regulatory compliance ranked highest risk for legal teams

LACCA’s Legal Department Priorities Survey 2022 reveals that regulatory compliance presents the biggest risk area for Latin America’s legal teams, but technology and innovation and political instability are also a top concern.

11 January 2022

Banco Next hires new managing counsel

Digital bank Banco Next has hired Dimitri Queiroz as the company’s new managing legal counsel. He speaks to LACCA about the need to provide fast and creative solutions in Brazil’s booming fintech scene.

11 January 2022

Hogan Lovells nabs LatAm partner from Jones Day

Hogan Lovells LLP has bolstered its projects and infrastructure offering by hiring a partner with extensive Latin American experience from Jones Day, which recently appointed a new M&A partner focused on the region.

11 January 2022

Galicia bolsters labour practice with hire

Mexican Elite firm Galicia Abogados has strengthened its labour litigation offering by hiring a partner from local firm Alvarez, Cantón y Peters Abogados.

06 January 2022

Consortium Legal opens new office in Costa Rica

Consortium Legal (Costa Rica) has opened a new office in the north-western province of Guanacaste, on the country’s Pacific coast. The Elite firm now has two offices in the Central American country.

06 January 2022

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