Topic: Strategy and management

Lazo Abogados hires ex-Echecopar of counsel

Highly Recommended Peruvian outfit Lazo Abogados has hired a banking and finance partner from Porto Legal, just days before the former firm rebranded amid the departure of two partners.

03 August 2023

Deloitte partners leave to launch Fisher Phillips Mexico office

Four partners and a group of lawyers from Deloitte Legal (Mexico) have left the firm to join the newly launched Mexican outposts of US labour boutique Fisher Phillips.

03 August 2023

Cescon Barrieu nabs MAMG founding partners

A team of lawyers from Brazil’s MAMG Advogados – including two of its founding partners – have joined Elite firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados, boosting its dispute resolution practice.

02 August 2023

Machado Meyer appoints two partners

Brazilian Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has hired a lawyer from KPMG and a senior associate from Mattos Filho as partners, strengthening its compliance and investigations and life sciences practices.

01 August 2023

Debevoise boosts LatAm group in New York

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has promoted an associate to counsel in its M&A and private equity practices, adding firepower to its Latin America group.

01 August 2023

GC of the Year: Thalles Paixão

Thalles Paixão, winner of LACCA’s General Counsel of the Year Award, skilfully navigated telecoms company Oi through its first judicial reorganisation, setting invaluable precedents for the practice of corporate recovery in Brazil. Speaking to LACCA, the GC unpacks the key successes of the process and explains how building a “close-knit” team of internal and external lawyers is the antidote to crisis.

31 July 2023

Kuri Breña adds partner with promotion

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Kuri Breña Sánchez Ugarte y Aznar has bolstered its finance and M&A practices by promoting a lawyer to the partnership.

31 July 2023

Baker McKenzie elects new managing partner in Argentina

Baker McKenzie has announced that Guillermo Cervio will replace Adolfo Durañona as managing partner of its Argentine operations.

31 July 2023

Veirano boosts white-collar crime offering with hire

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has hired an associate from Duarte Garcia, Serra Netto e Terra Advogados as partner and co-head of its investigations, white-collar crime and money laundering prevention practices.

28 July 2023

Chile’s HD Legal adds compliance firepower

Chilean firm HD Legal has promoted a partner in its compliance and white-collar crime area, marking the first woman to join its senior rank.

28 July 2023

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