Topic: Strategy and management

Herbert Smith Freehills appoints new LatAm co-head

UK-Australian law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed New York-based partner Edward Dougherty as new Latin America co-head.

20 July 2021

Dentons enters Ecuador as Paz Horowitz tie-up becomes official

Global law firm Dentons has completed its combination with Ecuadorean Latin Lawyer 250 firm Paz Horowitz Abogados, opening the doors to Dentons Paz Horowitz today.

19 July 2021

Brazil’s MAMG and Mattos Filho to offer extended parental leave

MAMG Advogados has launched a parental leave scheme that entitles all its lawyers to six months of leave when they become parents, while Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has extended an existing parental leave scheme for secondary caregivers from 20 to 60 days.

19 July 2021

Baker McKenzie adds partner in Argentina

Baker McKenzie (Argentina) has added firepower to its dispute resolution practice by promoting one lawyer to partner.

19 July 2021

How technology elevates in-house counsel

Featured in Technology 2021

LACCA's technology survey shows Latin American corporate counsel are becoming more reliant on data analytics, AI and machine learning. What could advanced technological innovation mean for the space these lawyers occupy within their companies?

15 July 2021

Nader Hayaux hires partner from SMPS Legal

Mexican Latin Lawyer Elite firm Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has added firepower to its tax practice by hiring a partner from local outfit SMPS Legal.

15 July 2021

Dias Carneiro boosts labour practice with promotion

Brazilian law firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has appointed its fourth new partner in a month, promoting a labour and employment counsel to its senior rank.

15 July 2021

MoFo nabs finance team from DLA Piper, bolsters LatAm offering

US firm Morrison & Foerster LLP has strengthened its cross-border finance and infrastructure capabilities in Latin America by hiring two lawyers from DLA Piper LLP as partners.

14 July 2021

BMA adds white-collar crime partner

Brazil’s BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has strengthened its white-collar crime and investigations practice by hiring a former in-house compliance manager as partner.

14 July 2021

Trench Rossi appoints two partners

Brazilian law firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has added two new members to its partnership by hiring a data protection and technology law partner from local firm Vinhas e Redenschi Advogados and promoting a senior labour associate.

13 July 2021

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