Work Area: Private Banking & Wealth Management

Holland & Knight adds LatAm private wealth expertise

Holland & Knight LLP has hired a tax partner in Miami, boosting its Latin American private wealth offering.

09 September 2022

Mexican PE snaps up land from US counterpart

US private investment group MSD Capital has hired González Calvillo, SC to sell several land lots to Mexican counterpart Fortem Capital for US$30 million.

24 March 2022

Three firms steer Brazilian credit provider acquisition

Brazilian investment fund Clash has hired local firm ASBZ Advogados to acquire credit provider Intervalor from a subsidiary of German mass media conglomerate Bertelsmann.

03 March 2022

Dias Carneiro appoints partner to new private wealth group

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Dias Carneiro Advogados has launched a private wealth practice and hired a partner from local firm Melcheds Advogados to lead its efforts in the field.

10 February 2022

Von Wobeser appoints three partners and five counsel

Mexican Highly Recommended firm Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has announced the promotion of three partners and five counsel, boosting several departments.

14 December 2021

KLA promotes eight to partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm KLA Advogados has bolstered its tax, corporate and M&A, dispute resolution and wealth management groups by promoting eight senior associates to partner.

13 October 2021

Post-coronavirus wealth taxes could be a case of when, not if

The financial strain of the covid-19 pandemic has forced governments in Latin America to dig deep to cover costs. As a growing debt pile looms ever larger, some countries in the region are floating a tax on the wealthy to help foot the bill, one of several ways private wealth counsel in the region is evolving. Emily Darby reports on a practice area experiencing big changes.

29 June 2021

Ulhôa Canto’s private client team leaves to launch boutique

Respected private client partner Humberto Sanches has left Brazil’s Ulhôa Canto, Rezende e Guerra Advogados after nearly 25 years at the firm to launch a boutique, taking the entire practice with him.

03 December 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Azevedo Sette makes three partners after major hire

In the same month that it announced the arrival of prominent compliance partner Isabel Franco, Azevedo Sette Advogados has promoted three of its lawyers to partner, boosting its labour, litigation and private wealth departments.

22 May 2019

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