Topic: Strategy and management

PPU elects new regional management

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría has put a new management model in place and elected Colombia-based Martín Acero as new regional managing partner across Chile, Colombia and Peru.

03 November 2020

Posse Herrera appoints infrastructure director

Colombia’s Posse Herrera Ruiz has strengthened its infrastructure practice by hiring an in-house lawyer from local construction group El Cóndor as director.

03 November 2020

Bomchil poaches three partners and of counsel from Alliani & Bruzzon

Argentine law firm Bomchil has hired a group of lawyers from oil and gas specialist Alliani & Bruzzon – including esteemed partner Pablo Alliani – as part of the firm’s strategy to expand its service offering.

02 November 2020

Brazilian boutique hires former AB InBev disputes and compliance head

Brazilian disputes boutique Marchini Botelho Caselta Advogados has hired a former chief compliance officer and litigation head of drinks giant Anheuser-Busch InBev to lead its arbitration and compliance groups.

30 October 2020

Giving up the ghost: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

In shining a spotlight on issues that have been bubbling under the surface for years, the covid-19 pandemic and the pressure it puts on client appetite for costly legal services is a chance for progressive law firms to rethink entirely how they value what they do. In doing so, they can remodel themselves into organisations of the future.

29 October 2020

At crisis point: Latin Lawyer's 2020 fees survey

Featured in Fees 2020

The average hourly rate charged by Latin American law firms is falling. Data suggests this was the case even before the onset of the economic crisis induced by covid-19, particularly for associate rates. As firms consider creative means to serve challenged clients, prices are likely to reduce even further.

28 October 2020

DLA Piper adds antitrust firepower in Chile

DLA Piper (Chile) has strengthened its antitrust offering by hiring a lawyer from the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) as counsel.

28 October 2020

LatAm-focused VC boutique hires Akerman partner

US venture capital boutique PAG Law has set up a permanent office in New York by hiring a partner from Akerman LLP's Latin America group to lead it.

27 October 2020

Down but not out: the future for law firm offices

A recent Latin Lawyer survey of more than 100 Latin American law firms indicates a significant proportion – one in five – have opted not to reopen their offices after closing earlier this year in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Those that have reopened are operating at much-reduced capacity, with safety precautions in place. Our survey highlights changing attitudes towards office life and the chief concerns partners have about remote working.

26 October 2020

Argentina’s Tavarone Rovelli makes first internal promotion

Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani has made its first partner promotion, strengthening the Argentine firm's flagship banking and finance practice.

23 October 2020

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