Topic: Strategy and management

TozziniFreire continues hiring spree with two new M&A partners

Just weeks after announcing senior-level hires, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited two partners from local firm Landi, Rodrigues, Nakano e Giovannetti – LRNG, strengthening its corporate and M&A department.

16 June 2021

Robalino Law adds three partners in Ecuador

Less than a month after launching its fourth Ecuadorian office, Robalino Law has boosted its disputes, labour, IP and natural resources departments by promoting three lawyers to partner.

16 June 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Sergio Bermudes

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During his acclaimed career Sergio Bermudes has spearheaded important judicial precedents in Brazil, at the same time as instructing and shaping the next generation of litigation talent. He wins one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards.

15 June 2021

Pellerano & Herrera partner joins DMK in the Dominican Republic

Dominican law firm DMK Abogados has appointed two disputes partners by rehiring a former senior associate and adding a partner from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Pellerano & Herrera.

15 June 2021

Ex-Grupo Modelo counsel joins Von Wobeser as partner

Mexican law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has hired the former vice president of legal and corporate affairs at brewing company Grupo Modelo as partner and co-head of the M&A practice – marking the firm’s first-ever lateral partner hire.

14 June 2021

Lobo de Rizzo promotes three to partner in Brazil

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has added firepower to its tax, M&A, compliance and antitrust groups by promoting three lawyers to its senior rank.

14 June 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Armando Arias

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Armando Arias, regional managing partner of Central American law firm Arias – and the recipient of one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards – pioneered the regional model that so many of the firm’s competitors have sought to emulate.

10 June 2021

Cescon Barrieu opens public law practice with Tauil & Chequer hire

Brazilian law firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a partner from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to lead its new administrative law department.

10 June 2021

International Lawyer of the Year: Manuel Garciadiaz

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Manuel Garciadiaz, head of the Latin America practice and corporate partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP – and this year’s winner of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award – has worked on some of Brazil’s most high-profile equity offerings during his career and has been at the forefront of the country's latest capital markets boom.

09 June 2021

Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year: Paulina Riquelme Pallamar

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Paulina Riquelme Pallamar, founding partner at Eelaw in Chile – and this year’s winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award – is the only female lawyer in the country to found a firm dedicated exclusively to environmental law.

08 June 2021

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