Topic: Strategy and management

There may be trouble ahead (part two)

In our second round table from Chile, the senior partners of leading law firms discuss how agility is key for survival in uncertain times.

16 July 2009

Bucking the trend

The US legal industry is in crisis, so how is it that Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle is still hiring, asks Rosie Cresswell

08 July 2009

Finding their feet

Bagging a Linklaters partner has given Proskauer Rose's Latin America practice a stamp of authority in the marketplace - what next for this young but ambitious group, asks Clare Bolton

08 June 2009

"Fast, simple and legal"

Hewlett Packard's legal team for Latin America and the Caribbean keeps an eye on efficiency by monitoring performance closely, finds Rosie Cresswell

05 May 2009

The magic touch

The Harvard Law School brand is a powerful tool for its alumni across Latin America - not to mention the immensely powerful and useful network they have to call on throughout their careers, finds Clare Bolton

30 April 2009

Between a rock and a hard place

In-house counsel from across the region share budget cutting solutions at a Latin American Corporate Counsel Association event in São Paulo. By Rosie Cresswell

27 April 2009

Navigating the perfect storm

Increased government scrutiny and the economic crisis are putting general counsel under increasing pressure, agreed the more than 50 corporate counsel who gathered for the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) second regional meeting last month.

17 April 2009

When the first cut isn't the deepest

White & Case LLP is being tested by a recession proving tough for the US legal industry - and in the middle of this is implementing a new global business plan. Practice head Victor Alvarez talks to Clare Bolton about how the Latin America practice will be affected

08 April 2009

The team builders

Wal-Mart Centroamérica’s in-house team is strong, forward-thinking and agile - and has been built from scratch over the past three years. Clare Bolton looks at the process in detail

21 November 2008

Compliance programmes

As the compliance burden grows both in the US and across Latin America, in-house counsel must spend more and more time keeping their programmes up to date. Clare Bolton asks if there is more opportunity for Latin American law firms in guiding their clients through this complex world

07 November 2008

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