Topic: Strategy and management

Holland & Knight hires Garrigues counsel as partner in Bogotá

Holland & Knight (Colombia) has appointed a counsel from fellow Highly Recommended firm Garrigues (Colombia) as partner and head of its capital markets and financial services regulation departments.

22 February 2022

Pillsbury hires renowned litigator from McKool Smith

US law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by adding highly-respected litigator Willie Wood to its disputes practice in Houston.

21 February 2022

SiqueiraCastro hires public law partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has added a public law partner in São Paulo, betting on rising activity in infrastructure projects.

18 February 2022

Vieira Rezende reinforces ESG offering with ex-Shell IHC

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Vieira Rezende Advogados has bolstered its environmental law and ESG groups by appointing an in-house lawyer from energy company TechnipFMC as partner.

18 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Diversity Initiative of the Year Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Latin Lawyer Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Mexico’s González Calvillo, SC for several impactful initiatives implemented under the firm’s newly-launched Diversity and Inclusion Forum in 2021.

17 February 2022

Lawyer returns to Morales & Besa as natural resources head

Chilean Elite firm Morales & Besa has welcomed back a former associate to lead its environmental, mining and natural resources department as partner, while also promoting a lawyer to its senior rank and head of energy law.

17 February 2022

LatAm partner promotions nearly doubled at year-end

Latin Lawyer has recorded an astonishing 93% increase in end-of-year partner promotions at Latin American law firms, while the share of women partner appointments also increased compared to last year’s figures.

16 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Lifetime Achievement Awards

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards: Francisco Pinheiro Guimarães Neto of Brazil’s Pinheiro Guimarães and Humberto Medrano of Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados.

15 February 2022

EY Law corporate partner leaves for Damma in Peru

Peruvian law firm Damma Legal Advisors has launched a corporate, project and infrastructure department and hired Juan José Cárdenas from EY Law (Peru) as the new group’s practice head.

15 February 2022

Barros & Errázuriz lawyer joins Alamos & Squella as labour head

A senior associate has left Chilean Elite firm Barros & Errázuriz Abogados to join two-year-old outfit Alamos & Squella Abogados as partner and head of its labour group.

15 February 2022

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