Work Area: Law Department Management

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

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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

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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

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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

Diversity Survey: Onwards and upwards

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There has been slow but steady improvement when it comes to the number of black and indigenous lawyers at the region’s leading firms, but much more can be done to boost change. Latin Lawyer speaks to practitioners in Brazil about why firms need to go beyond the stats and work together to break barriers and step outside of comfort zones.

07 December 2022

Research shows slim improvement to women partner numbers

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Female representation in the partnership of Latin Lawyer 250 firms is on the rise, but progress has been sluggish with only a marginal increase reported over the past six years.

06 December 2022

Latin Lawyer Diversity Survey: a look at the results

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Latin Lawyer’s latest research shows that while the majority of lawyers are largely satisfied with the level of diversity at their law firms, the glass ceiling remains an undeniable truth for female practitioners when it comes to reaching the senior ranks, and black and indigenous lawyers continue to be heavily underrepresented across Latin America.

05 December 2022

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