Topic: Strategy and management

Clifford Chance's LatAm disputes head goes solo

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena has left his position as head of Latin American disputes at Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, to go solo as an arbitrator based in Uruguay.

17 November 2020

PAGBAM opens in Chile with Schwenke & Cía tie-up

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has reached an integration agreement with Chilean law firm Schwencke & Cía, in what is thought to be the first time an Argentine firm has opened an operational office outside its home country.

16 November 2020

Ex-Cascione Pulino partner sets up criminal law boutique

Former Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados partner Leonardo Magalhães Avelar has left the firm to launch a white-collar crime boutique, bringing one other lawyer from his former firm with him.

16 November 2020

Dorsey & Whitney poaches LatAm co-chair from Akerman

US firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP has boosted its Latin America offering in New York by hiring Akerman LLP’s regional co-chair, adding to other departures from the latter’s Latin America group in recent months.

13 November 2020

Baker McKenzie partner and Japan desk head join Monterrey firm

Monterrey-based firm Fegamo & Vasaf has hired a group of lawyers from Baker McKenzie (Mexico), including a labour partner and the head of the firm’s Japan desk, just a few months after merging with another local outfit.

11 November 2020

Argentina’s Berton Moreno + Ojam splits

After three years as one entity Argentine IP firm Berton Moreno + Ojam has split into Berton Moreno IP Law and Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum.

09 November 2020

ECIJA expands in Brazil, Costa Rica and Guatemala

Spanish firm ECIJA has added to its existing footprint in Latin America by recruiting five partners in Brazil, including hires from Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados and Veirano Advogados, and one partner from Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica), while also absorbing a firm in Guatemala.

06 November 2020

Last chance to tell us which of Latin America's top 100 companies your firm represents

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association (LACCA) is conducting its annual research into which law firms are regularly retained by the region's largest 100 companies.

06 November 2020

Santiváñez adds corporate partner and counsel in Peru

Peruvian energy specialist Santiváñez Abogados has strengthened its corporate offering by hiring a name partner and an attorney from Auler & Pinto Abogados.

05 November 2020

Partner returns to Latham from US development bank

A former Latham & Watkins LLP partner has re-joined the firm after a stint at US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), adding to its Latin America group.

04 November 2020

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