Work Area: Law Department Management

Miranda & Amado elects new co-managing partner

Peruvian Elite firm Miranda & Amado has elected Mauricio Raffo – the head of its disputes practice – as co-managing partner, replacing outgoing Alberto Delgado

28 July 2022

Gunderson Dettmer opens São Paulo office

Venture capital-focused US law firm Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP is betting on increased work in Latin America with an outpost in São Paulo.

22 July 2022

Bruchou and Funes de Rioja announce tie-up

Argentine Elite firm Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has merged with respected local labour boutique Funes de Rioja & Asociados.

19 July 2022

Making the magic happen

Diversity without sufficient focus on inclusion is undermining efforts to reverse a legacy of discrimination in hiring policies, according to panellists at LACCA's annual São Paulo meeting.

12 July 2022

D&I: Don’t tick boxes, think outside of them

Managing partners need to demonstrate that they are committed to their pledges to boost diversity and inclusion at their firms, or they may lose out on the best talent – and top clients – heard delegates at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Leadership meeting in São Paulo.

12 July 2022

Think globally, act locally

Cutting edge technology is rarely associated with in-house legal departments, but a growing contingent of GCs across Latin America are recognising the importance of legal technology to boost efficiency, enhance creativity and even generate new business opportunities.

11 July 2022

Setting up shop in a time of crisis

Opening a law firm during uncertain times might seem like a risky strategy, yet many lawyers took the bold decision to open a new office in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic. Latin Lawyer spoke to partners from some of the firms that launched over the last two years, learning about the importance of technology to overcome challenges, how to create a law firm culture whilst working from home as well as unexpected surprises from their opportunistic arrival into the market.

29 June 2022

Zang Bergel adds finance partner and appoints new firm head

Argentine Highly Recommended firm Zang, Bergel & Viñes Abogados has elected Francisco Roggero as its new managing partner, replacing Carolina Zang, and hired a corporate finance lawyer from Beretta Godoy to its senior rank.

29 June 2022

Bofill Mir hires general manager and appoints director

Three months after the partners of Chilean firm Bofill Mir & Álvarez Jana Abogados went their separate ways, one of the breakaway firms – Bofill Mir Abogados – has appointed a new corporate director and hired a general manager.

17 June 2022

Talent under siege: retaining a generation

Lawyers today aren’t prepared to wait around decades for promotions or tolerate unstimulating working conditions. These were some of the quickly-evolving ‘generational concerns’ of young talent highlighted by managing partners at Latin Lawyer’s Elite Meeting earlier this month. Partners agreed that firms need to take the priorities of this generation seriously, or risk losing talent for good.

30 May 2022

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