Work Area: Law Department Management

Mexican boutique to close as founding partner retires

Mexican antitrust firm Castañeda y Asociados is set to shut down after 28 years when its founder Gabriel Castañeda retires in June.

01 February 2023

LACCA Awards: nominate now!

The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association will honour the very best of the regional in-house community this year during the Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year awards ceremony. Nominate your favourite general counsel and legal departments.

30 January 2023

Get the C-suite to buy-in to better avoid risks

GCs in Latin America say it is important to keep C-suite members in the loop when it comes to risk management, arguing that having the business leadership on your side will help avoid risks.

30 January 2023

Gómez-Pinzón elects new managing partner

Colombian Elite firm Gómez-Pinzón has announced that Mauricio Piñeros has replaced José Luis Suárez as its managing partner.

30 January 2023

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

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