Work Area: Employment & Labor

Littler enters Brazil with Chiode Minicucci partnership

Global labour boutique Littler Mendelson, PC has established a footprint in Brazil for the first time by partnering with local labour and employment firm Chiode Minicucci Advogados.

09 December 2020

Pinheiro Neto promotes five to partner

Pinheiro Neto Advogados has announced the promotion of five lawyers to the partnership in preparation for 2021, during which managing partner Alexandre Bertoldi believes Brazil’s economy will bounce back from a troubling year.

01 December 2020

Ex-labour head returns to Cescon Barrieu from Mattos Filho

Dario Abrahão Rabay has returned to Brazil’s Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados to co-lead its labour practice, after four years as partner at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados.

27 November 2020

Baker McKenzie partner and Japan desk head join Monterrey firm

Monterrey-based firm Fegamo & Vasaf has hired a group of lawyers from Baker McKenzie (Mexico), including a labour partner and the head of the firm’s Japan desk, just a few months after merging with another local outfit.

11 November 2020

Ex-superior labour court judge joins Chiode Minicucci in Brazil

Brazilian labour boutique Chiode Minicucci Advogados has hired a former long term judge of Brazil’s superior labour court as a consultant.

19 August 2020

Labouring over Argentina’s new employment scenario

Featured in Covid-19: managing in a crisis

The employment paradigm in Argentina has shifted as a result of the covid-19 pandemic, and legal teams have new labour issues to handle. But what has shaped the “new normal” for labour lawyers and how can they handle it? Alejandro Liporace, labour relations legal manager at energy company YPF, investigates.

27 July 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Spain’s ECIJA continues LatAm expansion with Brazil and Ecuador

Spanish firm ECIJA has added to its existing footprint in Latin America and launched offices in Brazil and Ecuador by incorporating local outfits.

26 June 2020

Does covid-19 spell long-term changes to Brazilian labour relations?

To ease the financial burden on Brazilian companies during the covid-19 pandemic, the government has implemented various labour measures allowing businesses to reduce their workforce, while the government steps in and covers a portion of employees’ wages. Felsberg Advogados partner Maurício Pepe De Lion and senior associate Rafael Borges say the measures have saved millions of jobs and believe an extension of some of the initiatives could be beneficial.

26 June 2020

Aguilar Castillo Love hires partner in Costa Rica

Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has bolstered its labour practice by recruiting a partner from a local firm.

19 June 2020

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