Topic: Strategy and management

Pellerano & Herrera partner joins DMK in the Dominican Republic

Dominican law firm DMK Abogados has appointed two disputes partners by rehiring a former senior associate and adding a partner from Latin Lawyer 250 firm Pellerano & Herrera.

15 June 2021

Ex-Grupo Modelo counsel joins Von Wobeser as partner

Mexican law firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has hired the former vice president of legal and corporate affairs at brewing company Grupo Modelo as partner and co-head of the M&A practice – marking the firm’s first-ever lateral partner hire.

14 June 2021

Lobo de Rizzo promotes three to partner in Brazil

Brazilian law firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has added firepower to its tax, M&A, compliance and antitrust groups by promoting three lawyers to its senior rank.

14 June 2021

Lifetime Achievement Award: Armando Arias

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Armando Arias, regional managing partner of Central American law firm Arias – and the recipient of one of Latin Lawyer’s two Lifetime Achievement Awards – pioneered the regional model that so many of the firm’s competitors have sought to emulate.

10 June 2021

Cescon Barrieu opens public law practice with Tauil & Chequer hire

Brazilian law firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados has hired a partner from Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to lead its new administrative law department.

10 June 2021

International Lawyer of the Year: Manuel Garciadiaz

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Manuel Garciadiaz, head of the Latin America practice and corporate partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP – and this year’s winner of Latin Lawyer’s International Lawyer of the Year Award – has worked on some of Brazil’s most high-profile equity offerings during his career and has been at the forefront of the country's latest capital markets boom.

09 June 2021

Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year: Paulina Riquelme Pallamar

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Paulina Riquelme Pallamar, founding partner at Eelaw in Chile – and this year’s winner of Latin Lawyer’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award – is the only female lawyer in the country to found a firm dedicated exclusively to environmental law.

08 June 2021

Brazil’s CBLM Advogados hires tax partner from Andersen

CBLM Advogados, a Brazilian tax boutique that was set up by three former partners of Latin Lawyer Elite firm Demarest Advogados last year, has bolstered its specialist offering by hiring a partner from the local office of international professional services group Andersen Global.

08 June 2021

Littler incorporates labour boutique in Mexico

Global labour firm Littler Mendelson PC has strengthened its offering in Mexico by absorbing local labour and employment law boutique Bufete Sales Boyoli, adding one new partner.

08 June 2021

Law Firm Leader of the Year: Manuel Galicia

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Determined to build a truly institutionalised law firm that fosters genuine collaboration across teams and between ranks, founder and managing partner Manuel Galicia has made his eponymous firm one of Mexico’s most successful legal providers. He is Latin Lawyer’s Law Firm Leader of the Year.

07 June 2021

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