Topic: Strategy and management

TozziniFreire hires tech partner from ASBZ Advogados

Brazilian Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados has strengthened its technology and digital law practice by hiring a partner from ASBZ Advogados.

15 July 2022

Lefosse hires insurance partner

Luciana Dias Prado, who has been a partner at both Demarest Advogados and Mattos Filho, has joined the partnership of fellow Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse, strengthening its insurance and private pensions department.

14 July 2022

Womble Bond Dickinson bolsters LatAm practice

Womble Bond Dickinson has hired the head of legal for Latin America at Canadian miner Barrick Gold as partner, boosting its corporate and securities offering in the region.

14 July 2022

King & Spalding hires Jones Day LatAm partner

Prominent project finance and banking partner Fradyn Suárez has left Jones Day for King & Spalding LLP’s newly-inaugurated Miami office, bringing firepower to its Latin American offering.

13 July 2022

Claudio Undurraga Abbott: 21 July 1940 – 9 July 2022

Chilean firm Prieto has reported that Claudio Undurraga Abbott, one of its founding partners, passed away last week.

13 July 2022

Making the magic happen

Diversity without sufficient focus on inclusion is undermining efforts to reverse a legacy of discrimination in hiring policies, according to panellists at LACCA's annual São Paulo meeting.

12 July 2022

D&I: Don’t tick boxes, think outside of them

Managing partners need to demonstrate that they are committed to their pledges to boost diversity and inclusion at their firms, or they may lose out on the best talent – and top clients – heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Leadership meeting in São Paulo.

12 July 2022

Tauil & Chequer continues hiring spree

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its restructuring and disputes teams by appointing one partner and a counsel with hires from local Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and US outfit Baker Botts LLP.

12 July 2022

Peru’s Vinatea & Toyama joins global labour network

Peruvian boutique Vinatea & Toyama has joined labour and employment law alliance Ius Laboris, which has several leading Latin American law firms among its members.

12 July 2022

ESG in a tropical climate

GCs in Brazil say local companies are adopting and adapting global best practice to fill gaps in ESG regulations at home.

11 July 2022

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