Topic: Strategy and management

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

Lefosse launches life sciences group with partner hire

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has hired a partner from local firm Kestener & Vieira Advogados to head its new life sciences and healthcare department.

05 January 2022

Aguilar Castillo Love continues LatAm expansion

Regional firm Aguilar Castillo Love has set up shop in Bolivia by hiring two local partners, marking the firm’s continued expansion into South America.

04 January 2022

Greenberg Traurig hires labour team from Holland & Knight in Mexico

Greenberg Traurig SC has established a labour and employment practice by hiring a partner and six associates from fellow Highly Recommended firm Holland & Knight (Mexico).

04 January 2022

Veirano starts 2022 with eight new partners

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has promoted eight associates to partner, boosting several practice areas in preparation for the new year.

17 December 2021

Dominican firm OMG nearly doubles partnership

Dominican Highly Recommended firm OMG has expanded its partnership by two thirds, promoting four lawyers across multiple departments.

17 December 2021

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