Topic: Strategy and management

Two PPU partners launch new firm in Chile

Two partners from Elite firm Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Chile) – including competition practice head Ignacio Larraín – have left to launch their own outfit, Vial Larraín Femenías.

06 September 2023

Vieira Rezende appoints partner to front environmental group

Vieira Rezende Advogados has hired a partner from Brazilian outfit Lemos e Associados Advocacia to lead its environmental practice group.

06 September 2023

Demarest nabs infrastructure partners from Vieira Rezende

Demarest Advogados has recruited two partners from Vieira Rezende Advogados to strengthen its infrastructure and project finance practice area.

05 September 2023

Argentina’s ZBV absorbs local firm to boost digital law offering

Highly Recommended firm Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados (ZBV) has launched a tech-focused practice group by incorporating local boutique Altmark & Brenna Abogados y Consultores.

05 September 2023

Brazil’s Nelson Wilians hires CARF vice president as partner

One of Brazil’s largest law firms by headcount – Nelson Wilians & Advogados Associados – has hired one of the the vice presidents of the National Administrative Counsel for Tax Appeals (CARF) as partner.

05 September 2023

Basham expands IP partnership with hire

Mexico's Basham, Ringe y Correa has hired a partner from fellow Highly Recommended firm BC&B - Law and Business, boosting its intellectual property practice.

04 September 2023

Brazilian firm Rossi Maffini adds partner to head new energy group

Rossi, Maffini, Milman & Grando Advogados has hired a partner from local outfit LUC Advogados | Contencioso & Arbitragem to head its newly-launched energy practice.

04 September 2023

The fruits of international exposure

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2024

Global perspectives, high-quality advice and a deep understanding of international businesses are crucial features Latin American law firms need to reach for the top of the legal market. Latin Lawyer speaks to the region’s elite firms about how international exposure through LLMs and associate exchange programmes enrich their lawyers and help their firms gain a competitive edge and grow to new levels.

01 September 2023

Rolim Goulart appoints six partners in promotion round

Brazilian firm Rolim Goulart Cardoso Advogados has strengthened its corporate, litigation and tax offerings by promoting six of its lawyers to the firm’s most senior rank.

01 September 2023

Ianda Lopes revs up Uber Brazil as new GC

Uber Brazil’s new general counsel has set the wheels of its legal department in motion like never before. In an interview with LACCA, Ianda Lopes explores the role Uber plays in supporting Brazil’s gig economy, ways that artificial intelligence can complement human talent and making diversity a priority when choosing external counsel.

31 August 2023

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