Topic: Strategy and management

Brazilian investment group Patria hires new global GC

Pedro Rufino Carvalho, former co-head of the Latin America practice at UK-Australian firm Herbert Smith Freehills, tells LACCA about what motivated him to return in-house, and why patience and strong communication channels are key to the success of an in-house team.

04 October 2021

PPO, ROBALINO and Altra Legal join Ally Latinx

Latin American law firm network Ally Latinx has expanded in the region by incorporating Bolivian firm PPO Abogados, Ecuador’s ROBALINO and Altra Legal in Paraguay as new members.

01 October 2021

Reed Smith boosts LatAm offering with DOJ attorney

Reed Smith LLP has added firepower to its white-collar crime investigations practice by hiring an assistant attorney and deputy chief of the Department of Justice (DOJ) as partner, bringing Latin American experience to the role.

01 October 2021

Allen & Overy nabs LatAm partner from Arnold & Porter

Allen & Overy LLP has appointed its second Latin America-focused partner in less than a month by hiring arbitration practitioner Gaela Gehring Flores from Arnold & Porter.

30 September 2021

Stocche Forbes counsel joins Freitas Ferraz as partner

Brazilian firm Freitas Ferraz Advogados has strengthened its tax offering by hiring a counsel from Highly Recommended firm Stocche Forbes as partner.

28 September 2021

Bolivia’s PPO hires legal counsel from Shell

PPO Abogados in Bolivia has strengthened its energy and natural resources department by hiring an in-house lawyer from oil company Shell as senior counsel.

27 September 2021

Mattos Engelberg partners join Santos Neto in Brazil

Santos Neto Advogados has appointed two partners and a counsel by hiring three lawyers from Mattos Engelberg Echenique Advogados, strengthening its agribusiness, environmental and tax departments.

23 September 2021

Arias appoints IP partner in Honduras

Latin Lawyer Elite firm Arias (Honduras) has promoted a lawyer to partner, bolstering its IP group.

23 September 2021

Ex-Demarest and Trench Rossi partner opens finance boutique

Helen Naves, a former partner of Demarest Advogados and Trench Rossi Watanabe, has launched a corporate finance boutique in São Paulo.

20 September 2021

SiqueiraCastro hires new real estate head

Latin Lawyer 250 firm SiqueiraCastro has hired a legal director from Brazilian construction company Realibras Urbanismo as partner and head of its real estate practice.

17 September 2021

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