Topic: Strategy and management

Cooley targets LatAm VC work with Miami office launch

Cooley LLP has become the latest US firm to open an office in Miami, where it plans to target venture capital work in Latin America.

07 November 2023

Chile’s Barros Silva adds partner to lead tax group

Chilean law firm Barros Silva Varela & Vigil has bolstered its tax offering by appointing one of its associates to lead the practice as partner.

07 November 2023

Galicia adds Meta associate GC as counsel

Mexico’s Galicia Abogados has added firepower to its technology, media and telecoms (TMT) practice by hiring an associate GC from Meta as counsel.

06 November 2023

Balera Berbel and Rivitti e Dias lawyers leave to launch tax boutique

Partners from Brazilian Recommended firms Balera, Berbel & Mitne Advogados and Rivitti e Dias Advogados have left their respective outfits to set up a tax-focused boutique, Lavez Coutinho.

06 November 2023

Simpson Thacher nabs LatAm partner from Vinson & Elkins

Dual-qualified Vinson & Elkins LLP partner Gabriel Silva has left the firm to join the partnership at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, adding firepower to its Latin American M&A practice group.

03 November 2023

Rebaza Alcázar establishes Mexico presence with finance counsel

Peru’s Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas has promoted a Mexico City-based senior associate to counsel in its finance practice, part of the Highly Recommended firm’s plans to target more cross-border work.

03 November 2023

Lexvalor appoints two directors in Ecuador

Ecuadorean firm Lexvalor Abogados has elevated two senior associates to director, boosting its finance and real estate practices.

03 November 2023

Rubio Leguía adds two partners and one consultant in Peru

Peru’s Rubio Leguía Normand has bolstered its corporate, disputes and tax areas by hiring a partner from Estudio Olaechea, appointing a lawyer from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP as consultant and promoting one of its lawyers to the senior rank.

02 November 2023

Gaia Silva Gaede hires former Casa dos Ventos GC as environmental head

Brazil’s Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados has hired the former climate change of counsel at Rolim Goulart Cardoso as partner and head of its newly launched environmental offering.

02 November 2023

Serrano Martínez and CMA merge in Colombia

Colombian Recommended firms Serrano Martínez and CMA – Correa Merino Agudelo have combined their operations, creating a firm of more than 50 lawyers based in Bogotá and Medellín.

02 November 2023

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