Topic: Strategy and management

Ex-Basham M&A head joins SMPS

Mexico’s SMPS Legal has recruited former Basham, Ringe y Correa partner Daniel Del Rio to bolster its M&A, finance and compliance practices.

05 July 2022

Flor Bustamante hires antitrust partners in Ecuador

Ecuadorean firm Flor Bustamante Pizarro & Hurtado has established an antitrust department by incorporating a local firm, appointing two new partners with the move.

05 July 2022

LatAm counsel leaves Shearman for Hunton Andrews Kurth

US firm Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by hiring a counsel from Shearman & Sterling LLP, adding to a string of recent departures from the latter firm’s regional practice group.

04 July 2022

Sánchez Devanny recruits Ritch Mueller partner

A banking partner of Ritch Mueller y Nicolau, SC has joined fellow Highly Recommended Mexican firm Sánchez Devanny to co-head its financial services practice.

04 July 2022

Trench Rossi promotes six to partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has strengthened several practice areas by elevating six senior associates to its senior rank.

01 July 2022

Benites Vargas hires tax head in Peru

Highly Recommended Peruvian firm Benites, Vargas & Ugaz Abogados has recruited a partner from global law firm ONTIER’s Lima office as head of its tax department.

01 July 2022

SiqueiraCastro hires environmental partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has strengthened its environmental and sustainability practice by hiring a legal manager from BRK Ambiental as partner.

30 June 2022

Emilio Nicolás Vogelius: 12 January 1951 – 22 June 2022

Argentine law firm Beccar Varela reported last week that partner Emilio Nicolás Vogelius, who co-led the firm’s arbitration and life sciences departments, had passed away.

30 June 2022

Setting up shop in a time of crisis

Opening a law firm during uncertain times might seem like a risky strategy, yet many lawyers took the bold decision to open a new office in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. Latin Lawyer spoke to partners from some of the firms that launched over the last two years, learning about the importance of technology to overcome challenges, how to create a law firm culture whilst working from home as well as unexpected surprises from their opportunistic arrival into the market.

29 June 2022

Zang Bergel adds finance partner and appoints new firm head

Argentine Highly Recommended firm Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has elected Francisco Roggero as its new managing partner, replacing Carolina Zang, and hired a corporate finance lawyer from Beretta Godoy to its senior rank.

29 June 2022

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