Topic: Strategy and management

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: José Luis Suárez Parra of Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón.

14 February 2022

Schmidt Valois hires ex-TozziniFreire partner

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has boosted its energy and infrastructure practice by hiring a former TozziniFreire Advogados partner, who joins after having spent the last year on sabbatical.

14 February 2022

Machado Associados partner joins CGM in Brazil

Brazilian firm CGM Advogados has hired a partner from Highly Recommended Machado Associados to strengthen its tax practice.

11 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Specialist Law Firm Leader Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Luis Vinatea of Peru’s Vinatea & Toyama.

10 February 2022

Dias Carneiro appoints partner to new private wealth group

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has launched a private wealth practice and hired a partner from local firm Melcheds Advogados to lead its efforts in the field.

10 February 2022

Carmigniani Pérez lawyer joins Falconi Puig as partner in Ecuador

Ecuadorean law firm Falconi Puig Abogados has appointed a corporate and disputes partner by hiring an associate from Highly Recommended outfit Carmigniani Pérez Abogados, which recently elevated a litigation lawyer to its senior rank.

10 February 2022

Greenberg Traurig expands LatAm M&A offering in Miami

Greenberg Traurig LLP has added to its Latin American practice group in Miami by hiring a corporate and M&A partner from Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough as shareholder.

09 February 2022

Demarest hires second partner in a week

Brazilian Elite firm Demarest Advogados has hired a litigation specialist to lead its office in Brasília and work on matters before the country’s superior courts.

08 February 2022

Beccar Varela hires environmental law partner

Argentine Elite firm Beccar Varela has added to its partnership by hiring an in-house lawyer from local steel manufacturer Tenaris to lead its environmental law and climate change department.

07 February 2022

Pro bono: On the frontline

Featured in Pro bono 2021

Quédate en casa (“Stay at home”) was the universal slogan echoed by Latin American governments when the covid-19 pandemic erupted in 2020. However, as one United Nations report puts it, the phrase Quédate en casa … si puedes pagarlo (“Stay at home, if you can afford it”) was more befitting a region where millions had no choice but to leave their house or risk freefalling into extreme poverty.

05 February 2022

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