Work Area: Law Department Management

Cuatrecasas nabs M&A partner from Gómez-Pinzón

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has added firepower to its corporate and M&A team by hiring a partner from Gómez-Pinzón, while its managing partner – Manuel Quinche – has been appointed to the Iberian firm’s renewed board of directors.

04 January 2023

Compass Group hires legal director for Chile

Food services multinational Compass Group has hired Felipe Barrera as the company’s new legal director in Chile. He speaks to LACCA about the legal team’s key role in facilitating the company’s successful operations and why a deep understanding of the business is key.

19 December 2022

Embraer GC: compliance procedures are protecting the business

The top lawyer at Brazilian plane maker Embraer described how its compliance controls protected the company after planned sales to a troubled airline fell through.

19 December 2022

Tips for a successful D&I programme: Q&A with Adilson Moreira

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Latin Lawyer speaks to renowned academic Adilson Moreira about why law firms need to move beyond a rhetoric of inclusion with an eye on public relations, and focus on fostering the right culture to support diversity for the long term.

19 December 2022

Sainz Abogados adds first female partner in double promotion

Mexican firm Sainz Abogados has bolstered its restructuring and dispute resolution practices by promoting two associates to its senior rank, marking the firm’s first-ever female partner appointment.

14 December 2022

Cuatrecasas elects new managing partner in Peru

Cuatrecasas (Peru) has appointed Oscar Trelles as the new managing partner of its Lima office.

14 December 2022

Last chance for Latin Lawyer Individual Awards

Today is the last chance to nominate for Latin Lawyer's Individual Awards.

14 December 2022

Guyer & Regules appoints new co-managing partners

Uruguay’s Guyer & Regules has announced that partner Nicolás Piaggio and accountant Nicolás Juan will replace Nicolás Herrera as the firm’s two new co-managing partners, while the outfit has also unveiled a new executive committee.

13 December 2022

“A matter of democracy:" Q&A with Renata Cubas

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Mattos Filho partner and executive committee member Renata Cubas speaks to Latin Lawyer about the success of the firm’s Soma Talentos programme, the state of racial diversity in the Brazilian legal market and the challenges in overcoming inequality in leadership.

12 December 2022

Diversity Survey: Finding the balance

Featured in Diversity Survey 2022

Latin American law firms are taking steps to promote greater gender equity, but progress at partner level continues to be frustratingly slow and firms must dig deeper to tackle unconscious bias in the talent pipeline in order to rebalance the scales.

08 December 2022

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