Topic: Strategy and management

King & Spalding hires Jones Day LatAm partner

Prominent project finance and banking partner Fradyn Suárez has left Jones Day for King & Spalding LLP’s newly-inaugurated Miami office, bringing firepower to its Latin American offering.

13 July 2022

Claudio Undurraga Abbott: 21 July 1940 – 9 July 2022

Chilean firm Prieto has reported that Claudio Undurraga Abbott, one of its founding partners, passed away last week.

13 July 2022

Making the magic happen

Diversity without sufficient focus on inclusion is undermining efforts to reverse a legacy of discrimination in hiring policies, according to panellists at LACCA's annual São Paulo meeting.

12 July 2022

D&I: Don’t tick boxes, think outside of them

Managing partners need to demonstrate that they are committed to their pledges to boost diversity and inclusion at their firms, or they may lose out on the best talent – and top clients – heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Leadership meeting in São Paulo.

12 July 2022

Tauil & Chequer continues hiring spree

Brazil’s Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has strengthened its restructuring and disputes teams by appointing one partner and a counsel with hires from local Elite firm TozziniFreire Advogados and US outfit Baker Botts LLP.

12 July 2022

Peru’s Vinatea & Toyama joins global labour network

Peruvian boutique Vinatea & Toyama has joined labour and employment law alliance Ius Laboris, which has several leading Latin American law firms among its members.

12 July 2022

ESG in a tropical climate

GCs in Brazil say local companies are adopting and adapting global best practice to fill gaps in ESG regulations at home.

11 July 2022

Think globally, act locally

Cutting edge technology is rarely associated with in-house legal departments, but a growing contingent of GCs across Latin America are recognising the importance of legal technology to boost efficiency, enhance creativity and even generate new business opportunities.

11 July 2022

Pinheiro Neto makes rare counsel hire

Brazilian Elite firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados has hired a former CADE prosecutor as counsel in its antitrust team.

11 July 2022

Lobo de Rizzo adds two disputes partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Lobo de Rizzo Advogados has appointed two dispute resolution partners by hiring from CMT – Carvalho, Machado e Timm Advogados and ASBZ Advogados.

11 July 2022

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