Latin America/Mexico

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

Latin American singer Selena Quintanilla’s father sues cruise company for trademark infringement

The lawsuit against cruise company alleges trademark infringement and violation of California’s right of publicity

  • 4mos

Holland & Knight adds 17-lawyer team in Mexico from Sánchez DeVanny

US firm hails ‘transformational  moment’ for LatAm practice as seven partners and team bolster Mexico City and Monterrey offices

‘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

  • 8mos

Cuatrecasas bolsters LatAm presence with Mexico City boutique bolt-on

Integration of four-partner Rico Robles y Libenson sees Spanish heavyweight’s Mexico team exceed 50

Spain’s Cuatrecasas pushes LatAm platform with partner hires in Peru and Mexico

Corporate lawyer Diego Carrión joins in Lima from local firm as tax expert Juan David Mina comes aboard in Mexico City

  • 1yr

Holland & Knight raids DLA Piper for Mexican capital markets team

Six-strong group includes partner Xavier Mangino and senior counsel Elena Ibarrola

DLA Piper hires six-partner team from White & Case in Mexico City

Incoming Alvaro Garza-Galvan has been appointed co-managing partner alongside current partner Diego Martinez

Littler marks tenth anniversary of Mexico launch with third office

US employment law giant sets up shop in industrial hub Saltillo

Greenberg Traurig adds Holland & Knight team to launch labour practice in Mexico City

Partner Leslie Palma joins as a shareholder along with six associates in 'natural progression' for 60-strong office

Linklaters bolsters LatAm presence with dedicated Mexico group

Group set to be led by Spain-qualified managing associate Alberto Garcia Linera

Law firms support Mexico women's strike after profession marks International Women's Day

Hogan Lovells and Gonzalez Calvillo back Mexico protests after avalanche of events worldwide to promote gender equality

Spanish independent ECIJA secures Mexican merger

Chacón & Rodríguez deal adds to ECIJA's growing Latin American network of offices

Kennedys takes Virtual lawyer to LatAm

Innovation expansion continues apace for Kennedys as it takes 'virtual lawyer' platform to Latin America.

Norton Rose Fulbright makes artful moves

In two announcements Nortons celebrates in Mexico City and shows delight in Toronto.

Baker McKenzie breaks down walls in Mexico

Firm launches two internal programmes to break down barriers to healthier work-life balance and inequality in parental leave.

Mexico supreme court ruling undermines telecoms reform

Ruling by Supreme Court undermines reforms intended to weaken billionaire Carlos Slim's hold on market

Jones Day lawyers defect to Holland & Knight in Mexico City

The team is headed up by Luis Rubio who will manage the Holland & Knight office.

Clyde & Co expands with Mexican law firm merger

Clyde & Co is expanding its Latin American presence with the opening of its first office in Mexico via a merger with Mexican law firm Garza Tello & Asociados.

Mexico opens US legal aid centres to fight back at Trump deportation plans

In an historic move Mexico has opened legal aid centres at consulates in 50 US cities in efforts to protect its citizens from President Trump's vows of tough immigration enforcement.