Latin America/Brazil

China decoupling will continue for Western law firms in year ahead

WarwickPlace Legal’s Robert Bata wraps ups his predictions for 2024 with a look at how legal industry trends will pan out in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America

CMS enters alliance with Brazilian firm FAS Advogados

Agreement adds to CMS’s Latin America presence in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru

‘Every reason for optimism’ – new Law Over Borders guide charts arbitration’s growing popularity across the world

Practical online comparative Global Legal Post guide is co-edited by Three Crowns partners Carmen Martinez Lopez and Liz Snodgrass

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Latham, Davis Polk advise on L’Oréal’s $2.5bn acquisition of luxury beauty brand Aēsop

Legal team led by top GC Alexandre Menais oversees brand's largest-ever M&A deal

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‘A time of significant transition' – The Global Legal Post launches international guide to ESG laws and regulations

Practical tool for businesses and their advisers is edited by Debevoise’s Ulysses Smith and features contributions from array of top firms

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'The private client landscape is changing faster than ever' – The Global Legal Post launches private client law guide

Edited by Katten’s Joshua Rubenstein, Law Over Borders' comparative guide will explore post-Covid climate for high-net-worth individuals

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Lefosse hires partner to lead compliance, investigations and white collar practice

Adriana Dantas joins with three lawyers from her boutique in São Paulo

Brazil's Lefosse in growth mode as six made up in latest round

Partner headcount at one of the country's biggest firms tops 55 following promotions and a recent spate of lateral hires

Lefosse hires infrastructure partner from Brazilian peer Stocche Forbes

Miriam Signor will head up project finance and project development at the firm

Milbank brings associate pay race into 2022 with hike for first years to $215k

Baker McKenzie, Cadwalader, McDermott and Steptoe & Johnson among first to fall in to line as firms battle to retain associates

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News | US

Almost a third of global companies expect disputes to increase in 2022, study finds

Covid and Cybersecurity-related rifts seen as biggest threats, Baker McKenzie report shows

The Global Legal Post launches online fashion law comparative guide

First of new series of Law Over Border guides showcases fast-developing fashion law

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News | UK

DLA Piper's Brazil affiliate hires five-lawyer team from Mayer Brown's local ally

Four partners and one senior associate set to advance Campos Mello's environmental and sustainability work

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Spain's ECIJA steps up Latin America expansion with six-partner hiring spree

Madrid-based firm adds five partners in Brazil and one in Costa Rica

Brazilian lawyer returns with team

Tauil & Chequer strengthens environmental practice with return of partner Luiz Gustavo Bezerra who helped establish practice in 2014.

A fond farewell present to Brazilian judges

Judges benefit from political spat as Brazil's outgoing president gives significant pay rise to judges in snub to successor.

Andersen Global Adds Legal Services in Brazil

A Brazil office expands the consultancy firm's Latin American offer.

Marfrig beefs up US business

Linklaters and Lefosse Advogados advises on the deal which is going ahead despite Brazilian company Marfrig's US beef ban.

Pomerantz recovery on behalf of Petrobras investors reaches $3 billion

A $50 million settlement with Britain's largest pension fund, followed a previous $2.95 billion deal agreed earlier this year.

Pinheiro Neto celebrates 75th with sexuality-themed exhibition

The Brazilian law firm has joined forces with MASP to show the sexually-themed works of French post-Impressionist artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.