Mexico City-based partner Juan Francisco Torres Landa, who was named head of Hogan Lovells’ Latin America practice in July, talks about the challenges of his new role, and those the entire region faces as it grapples with the human and economic costs of the COVID-19 pandemic
Ecuadorian law firm Heka Law incorporated Cristina Viteri as a partner and the new head of its litigation and arbitration practice in June, and who tells us about the use of arbitration in the country and the challenges posed by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
In February, law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe hired Christina Maccio, a firstchair trial lawyer and leading litigator for the energy sector, and who is a fluent Spanish speaker with extensive experience representing companies in Latin America and Europe, as a partner in its Houston office, as part of the law firm’s efforts to maintain […]
Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto announced the opening of an office in Tokyo in 2019, and here the new office’s managing partner, Yuka Ono, talks about how the full-service firm is a pioneer in the Asian country by opening up more business opportunities between Japan and Brazil, and between Asia and the Americas.
Law firm Garrigues is a market leader in Peru, but how does it manage to stay at the leading edge amid the strong competition from local firms? Óscar Arrús, the firm’s lead partner in the South American country, explains.