Work Area: Law Department Management

Last call for Who represents Latin America’s biggest companies?

Today is the last chance to take part in LACCA's annual research into which law firms represent the largest and most important companies in Latin America.

05 December 2022

More GCs are pressuring firms to improve D&I efforts

A growing number of corporate legal departments in Latin America are evaluating their external counsel based on their commitment to diversity and inclusion, so law firms would do well to take stock – not only to keep clients happy, but also to stay competitive.

14 November 2022

LACCA Diversity Survey: A look at the results

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Corporate legal departments are becoming increasingly diverse, but the level of ethnic diversity remains low and there continues to be a gap between large female workforces and male-dominated senior positions.

09 November 2022

Getting to the root of it

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It’s clear that promoting diversity and inclusion has been high on the agenda for companies across Latin America, but representation of lawyers from black, indigenous or other minority ethnic groups remains low in legal departments.

09 November 2022

Holding firms to account

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With more than a quarter of corporate legal departments in Latin America saying they have formal diversity policies in place for their external counsel hires, in-house lawyers are reinforcing their position to put pressure on the region’s law firms to improve their diversity and inclusion efforts.

09 November 2022

Making it to the top

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Family friendly policies and flexible working arrangements can only go so far in promoting women’s access to leadership roles. LACCA takes a look at the importance of male allies and why instituting a culture of measurement and accountability is paramount to the advancement of women on their journey to the top.

09 November 2022

Q&A: Aline de Menezes Santos

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UBS general counsel Aline de Menezes Santos speaks to LACCA about the status of diversity and inclusion initiatives in Brazil, her experience in the male-dominated world of GCs and the role played by legal departments in creating and implementing successful diversity programmes.

09 November 2022

GCs meet in Miami to discuss ESG, risk management geopolitical risks and diversity

In-house lawyers at LACCA Live Miami exchanged ideas on how legal departments can most efficiently navigate the choppy waters of geopolitical risk and economic uncertainty, as well as highlighting trends in ESG and digitisation.

06 October 2022

LACCA São Paulo: Dealing with a crisis

In a look back at LACCA São Paulo, speakers share their top tips on how to manage an unforeseen crisis.

06 October 2022

Latin Lawyer Elite survey: Political uncertainty is driving work for the region’s top firms

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Despite rising political and economic uncertainty in many of Latin America’s largest jurisdictions, managing partners are reporting a spike in new clients and workloads, according to Latin Lawyer’s latest research into the practices of the region’s leading law firms.

20 September 2022

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