Work Area: Pro bono

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Project of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winners of the year’s Latin Lawyer Pro Bono Project of the Year Award: Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez SC in Mexico City and US firm Latham & Watkins LLP for helping LGBTQ+ charity The Trevor Project launch in Mexico.

31 January 2023

Pro bono: justice incorporated

For Latin American companies, it is near-impossible to ignore the impact that global issues such as climate change and social inequality have on local communities – so they’re taking matters into their own hands by formalising in-house pro bono programmes.

30 January 2023

Latin Lawyer announces Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award: Guyer & Regules in Uruguay.

30 January 2023

Pro bono: Changing lives in the Gran Chaco

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Lawyers at Argentine firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal tell Latin Lawyer how they helped local foundation Alimentaris launch a fund to provide a sustainable way to help improve the socioeconomic conditions of local communities in the Gran Chaco – one of South America’s most important natural regions.

19 January 2023

Pro bono: Redefining family

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Latin Lawyer spoke to lawyers from Chilean firm Albagli Zaliasnik about how they helped two mothers become one of the first couples in the country’s history to gain equal recognition as parents.

18 January 2023

Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

Featured in Pro bono 2022

To build a successful ESG practice it is necessary for firms to have a healthy balance between paid legal services and pro bono. Latin Lawyer speaks to leading pro bono and ESG practitioners about the intersection of the two practices and how growth in one can benefit the other.

17 January 2023

Pro bono: Leading Lights

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Latin Lawyer is pleased to present our Leading Lights for 2022, the law firms making a noteworthy contribution to strengthening Latin America’s pro bono culture.

16 January 2023

Pro bono: Building bridges

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Fostering collaboration between law firms and building relationships with local clearinghouses is crucial for Latin American outfits to make their pro bono practices more successful. Firms may compete with one another to win M&A or capital markets mandates, but pro bono practices must work together to help those most in need.

13 January 2023

Pro bono: The road to progress

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Engagement in pro bono work in Latin America grows every year and law firms across the region are consolidating their offerings by taking important steps to further institutionalise their practices, but our research suggests much more needs to be done to get lawyers involved.

12 January 2023

Greenberg helps Afghan women’s sports team get asylum in Mexico

Greenberg Traurig SC has provided pro bono legal advice to the players of Afghanistan’s women's national flag football team, as well as their families and coach, helping them obtain political asylum in Mexico.

23 November 2022

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