Work Area: Projects & infrastructure

Cuatrecasas appoints infrastructure partner in Bogotá

Cuatrecasas (Colombia) has appointed a senior associate from Highly Recommended Peruvian firm Rebaza, Alcázar & De Las Casas as partner in its projects and infrastructure group.

03 March 2022

SiqueiraCastro hires public law partner

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has added a public law partner in São Paulo, betting on rising activity in infrastructure projects.

18 February 2022

Several firms steer largest-ever 4G road financing in Colombia

Colombian infrastructure concessionaire Vial Unión del Sur and its Spanish sponsor Sacyr have enlisted Clifford Chance LLP in Washington, DC, New York and Madrid and Posse Herrera Ruiz in Bogotá to get the country’s largest-ever 4G toll road financing, a deal worth some US$906 million.

18 February 2022

EY Law corporate partner leaves for Damma in Peru

Peruvian law firm Damma Legal Advisors has launched a corporate, project and infrastructure department and hired Juan José Cárdenas from EY Law (Peru) as the new group’s practice head.

15 February 2022

PAGBAM helps extend US$2 billion Argentine railway financing

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen (PAGBAM) in Buenos Aires has helped the China Development Bank extend the terms of a US$2 billion loan to the Argentine Republic for the restoration of a railway project in the north of the country.

15 February 2022

Schmidt Valois hires ex-TozziniFreire partner

Highly Recommended Brazilian firm Schmidt, Valois, Miranda, Ferreira, Agel Advogados has boosted its energy and infrastructure practice by hiring a former TozziniFreire Advogados partner, who joins after having spent the last year on sabbatical.

14 February 2022

Machado Meyer adds firepower to infrastructure practice for 2022

Brazilian Elite firm Machado Meyer Advogados has hired the former GC of Italian construction company Grupo ASTM as partner, bolstering its existing infrastructure practice.

01 February 2022

Pro bono: Healing a country

Featured in Pro bono 2021

Stocche Forbes has provided pro bono legal advice to the São Paulo state government on a project involving Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac to build a factory in Brazil’s most populous city to produce the CoronaVac vaccine. Latin Lawyer spoke to partner Wilson Mello about the firm’s work on the project and the challenges the team encountered.

27 January 2022

Several firms guide European green hydrogen project in Chile

German firm Oppenhoff & Partners and the Santiago offices of Barros & Errázuriz Abogados and Mena y Guijón Abogados have helped Austria Energy Group and Austrian Ökowind enter into a joint venture with Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to develop a green hydrogen project in Chile.

26 January 2022

US investor enters Brazil with infrastructure equity injection

Three Paul Hastings LLP offices have helped US investor Generate Capital make a substantial equity investment in Brazilian concessions group Conasa Infreastrutura in a deal worth over US$71 million.

26 January 2022

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