Topic: Strategy and management

White & Case expands LatAm group in Mexico and New York

White & Case LLP has strengthened its Latin American offering by promoting five lawyers to the partnership in its Mexico City and New York offices as part of a global promotion round.

20 November 2023

Beccar Varela promotes partner in labour practice

Argentine firm Beccar Varela has strengthened its labour and social security offering by promoting one of its senior associates to partner.

16 November 2023

Pro bono: champion diversity to thrive

Featured in Pro bono 2023

Firms where lawyers are cut from the same socio-economic cloth may struggle to unlock their pro bono potential by failing to understand the specific needs of marginalised groups. To better understand this, Latin Lawyer spoke to firms in Latin America about the successes and lessons learned from pro bono projects with transgender and non-binary people.

15 November 2023

González Calvillo announces Monterrey office

Mexican Elite firm González Calvillo SC has revealed plans to inaugurate an office in Monterrey, targeting nearshoring, energy, litigation, ESG and regulatory work.

14 November 2023

Beccar Varela’s María Fernanda Mierez gets IBA pro bono award

The IBA has presented María Fernanda Mierez, partner at Argentine law firm Beccar Varela, with its 2023 pro bono award, recognising her long commitment to the development and provision of free legal aid.

14 November 2023

Pinheiro Guimarães adds environmental firepower

Brazil’s Pinheiro Guimarães has recruited two environmental law partners from Dannemann Siemsen Advogados, appointing one as practice head, as the firm seeks to meet “exponential” growth in the market.

13 November 2023

PAGBAM introduces inclusive family leave policies

Argentine Elite firm Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) has announced a series of new family and parental policies for the firm’s staff members, including 15 days of paternity leave and paid leave for adoptive parents.

10 November 2023

NHM Advogados boosts IP and aviation groups with counsel hires

NHM – Nogueira, Haret, Melo & Maroli Advogados has hired two counsel to strengthen its intellectual property and aviation law offerings, including a former Johnson & Johnson in-house lawyer.

10 November 2023

Dentons appoints compliance head in Chile

Dentons has hired the former compliance officer of Chilean brewer Compañía Cervecerías Unidas (CCU) as partner and practice head in Santiago.

09 November 2023

Bofill Mir adds first capital markets director with HD Legal hire

Chile’s Bofill Mir Abogados has strengthened its capital markets offering by appointing a senior associate from Highly Recommended firm HD Legal as a director.

08 November 2023

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