Work Area: Law Department Management

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Carolina Flores

In the latest interview for our International Women's Day series this week, Carolina Flores, co-managing partner at Arias (Costa Rica), speaks to Latin Lawyer about how the legal industry is still dominated by men and why a cultural shift is needed to level the playing field in Latin America.

10 March 2022

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Maria Cristina Cescon

In the third of our five-part series celebrating International Women’s Day this week, Latin Lawyer speaks to founding partner of Brazilian law firm Cescon, Barrieu, Flesch & Barreto Advogados, Maria Cristina Cescon, about the personal challenges she has faced as a woman in the industry and the initiatives that law firms can take to improve gender parity at the top.

09 March 2022

International Women’s Day Q&A series: Claudia Barrero

Latin Lawyer speaks to Claudia Barrero of Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría (Colombia) about what it takes to be a woman at the top of the legal industry, the important role clients play in achieving gender equality at law firms and why there is still a long way to go in Latin America.

07 March 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Law Firm Leader of the Year Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: José Luis Suárez Parra of Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón.

14 February 2022

Latin Lawyer announces Specialist Law Firm Leader Award

Featured in 16th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Specialist Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Luis Vinatea of Peru’s Vinatea & Toyama.

10 February 2022

Latin Lawyer Elite survey: finding the right hybrid system

Featured in Latin Lawyer Elite 2022

Latin Lawyer’s latest research into the priorities of the region’s top law firms shows that flexible working is becoming firmly established, but finding the right hybrid model remains a major challenge.

09 February 2022

Dentons appoints new LatAm head

Global law firm Dentons has appointed partner Paloma Gómez as its new CEO of the Latin America and Caribbean region, replacing outgoing head Jorge Alers.

24 January 2022

Littler adds third Mexican location with Saltillo office

Littler (Mexico) has opened its third office in the country, expanding to the north-eastern city of Saltillo.

21 January 2022

DLA Piper Gallástegui swipes six partners from White & Case

Mexican firm DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has scored a coup by hiring six partners from local Highly Recommended outfit White & Case SC.

19 January 2022

Veirano appoints first female managing partner

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has appointed Paula Surerus as its first-ever female managing partner.

13 January 2022

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