Topic: Strategy and management

Shearman hires LatAm private equity counsel

Shearman & Sterling LLP has strengthened its Latin America and private equity groups by hiring the legal head of Avant Energy as counsel in Houston.

12 February 2021

Demarest partner launches labour boutique

Former partner and head of labour litigation at Demarest Advogados – Marcello Della Mônica Silva – has left to launch a boutique in Brazil.

12 February 2021

TozziniFreire hires tax and litigation partners

Brazil’s TozziniFreire Advogados has strengthened its tax and litigation practices by hiring a partner from Stocche Forbes Advogados and the general counsel of logistics company Rumo.

10 February 2021

Ex-Trench Rossi labour partner joins Schmidt Valois

Brazilian firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has strengthened its labour practice by hiring Trench Rossi Watanabe’s former labour co-head as partner.

09 February 2021

L O Baptista restocks disputes practice with hires

Following the recent departure of its entire arbitration group, L O Baptista Advogados has incorporated two Brazilian firms – giving it two arbitration partners and a corporate lawyer of the same rank – as it continues to form a new, multidisciplinary disputes practice.

08 February 2021

DLA Piper arbitration partner rejoins Argentine state team

Mariana Lozza has left the partnership at DLA Piper to return to the Argentine Treasury Attorney General’s Office, where she will lead the state’s defence in international arbitrations.

08 February 2021

Cascione Pulino adds infrastructure and corporate partners

Brazil’s Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados has hired a public law partner from a local boutique to lead its infrastructure practice, while also promoting a corporate and M&A lawyer to its senior rank.

05 February 2021

Partners leave DLA Piper Chile to relaunch NLD Abogados

DLA Piper (Chile) partners Paulo Larraín and José Pablo Dulanto have left along with a group of lawyers to re-establish their former firm – NLD Abogados – less than three years after joining the international firm’s platform.

04 February 2021

Gómez-Pinzón appoints Lina Uribe to front M&A practice

Colombian Latin Lawyer Elite firm Gómez-Pinzón has appointed partner Lina Uribe to lead its corporate and M&A practice, making her one of the only women partners to hold that position in Colombia.

04 February 2021

Shearman arbitration leaders to launch new firm

A group of partners from Shearman & Sterling LLP’s international arbitration practice – including former practice heads Emmanuel Gaillard and Yas Banifatemi and prominent Colombian partner Ximena Herrera-Bernal – are leaving the firm to launch a new disputes boutique.

02 February 2021

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