Topic: Strategy and management

Dias Carneiro bolsters tax and disputes with triple partner hire

Brazil’s Dias Carneiro Advogados has appointed three new partners to its tax and disputes departments by hiring from local outfits Vidigal Neto Advogados and Muriel Medici Franco Advogados.

07 June 2021

Stocche Forbes hires from BMA in tax and disputes expansion

Brazil’s Stocche Forbes Advogados has strengthened its tax and litigation departments by hiring two new partners, including one from Latin Lawyer Elite firm BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão.

04 June 2021

Diversity Initiative of the Year Award: Gómez-Pinzón’s extended paternity leave

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer speaks to Gómez-Pinzón partners Natalia García Arenas and Paula Samper Salazar about the firm’s decision to allocate up to four weeks of paternity leave – 20 days more than stipulated by Colombian law. The extended paternity leave policy wins this year’s Diversity Initiative of the Year Award.

04 June 2021

Ex-Ulhôa Canto lawyer returns as of counsel

A former senior associate of Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados has returned to the firm as of counsel, joining the Brazilian outfit’s private wealth practice.

04 June 2021

Four Central American firms launch regional outfit

Latin Lawyer 250 firms QIL+4 Abogados in Guatemala and Melara & Asociados in Honduras have joined forces with Costa Rican law firm Batalla and El Salvador’s Valdés, Suárez & Velasco Abogados to launch a new regional law firm called Alta.

03 June 2021

Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year: Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Featured in 15th Annual Awards

Through Fundación Fabián Ponce Ordóñez – an organisation dedicated to providing free legal help to those in need – Ecuador’s Pérez Bustamante & Ponce has handled over 30,000 pro bono cases (and counting), impacting the lives of more than 150,000 people to date. For championing a resolute commitment to pro bono work in Latin America’s legal community, it is Latin Lawyer’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year.

03 June 2021

TozziniFreire adds energy and regulatory partners

TozziniFreire Advogados has appointed partners by hiring from Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados and Petrobras, adding firepower to its infrastructure, energy and regulatory departments.

02 June 2021

Lefosse nabs partner from Bichara

Brazilian law firm Lefosse Advogados has strengthened its disputes resolution offering by hiring a partner from Bichara Advogados.

01 June 2021

Chevez Ruiz hires partner in Mexico

Mexican law firm Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa y Cía SC has hired a partner from EY Law’s local office, strengthening its corporate and finance groups.

01 June 2021

EY Law hires Gómez-Pinzón partner in Colombia

EY Law has strengthened its corporate offering in Colombia by hiring a partner from local firm Gómez-Pinzón.

28 May 2021

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