Latin America News
Greenberg Traurig further expands Mexico City office
Posted 20 August 2015
Greenberg Traurig's Mexico City office has increased its offering with the addition of three new shareholders. Fernando Orrantia and Antonio A. Robles will lend substantial support to the firm's real estate practice, whilst José Carlos M. de Uriarte brings expertise in the fields of labour and employment, and mergers and acquisitions. The firm is already recommended by Chambers Latin America in a range of practice areas, including Energy and Banking & Finance.
Mayer Brown opens first office in Latin America
Global law firm Mayer Brown LLP has announced the opening of its first office in Mexico City. In the wake of Mexico's recent energy reform, the new practice will focus on serving clients from the country's oil, gas and power industries. Prior to the announcement, the firm revealed that energy partner Francisco Mendez would be joining the partnership, and will handle matters for the firm's clients from both the Mexico City and Houston offices.
Rénault-Nissan and Daimler announce automotive joint venture in Mexico
The French-Japanese auto giant Rénault-Nissan has entered into a joint venture with German company Daimler for the construction and operation of a USD1.3 billion manufacturing plant in central Mexico. Rénault-Nissan was advised by leading firm Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, which is recommended by Chambers Latin America in a range of practice areas, including international trade, tax, and real estate.
AvahLegal opens three new offices and four new partners
AvahLegal has announced the opening of new offices in Cancún, Mérida, and Monterrey, as well as increasing its partner number by four through lateral hires and promotions. AvahLegal is recognised by Chambers Latin America for its prowess in the intellectual property arena.
New firm Vargas Abogados Energéticos launched in Peru
Augusto Vargas leaves Santiváñez Abogados to set up Vargas Abogados Energéticos in Lima, Peru. Chambers Latin America recognises Vargas for his work in energy regulation.
Paul Hastings develops Latin America practice
Paul Hastings expands in Latin America with the addition of Robert Kartheiser, Bruno Soares and Cathleen McLaughlin from Allen & Overy. The Chambers Global, Latin America and USA guides note Kartheiser's projects expertise and McLaughlin for her capital markets experience. Chambers Latin America recognises Soares for his banking expertise work in Brazil. Read more here
Haynes and Boone hires tax partner
Posted 04 March 2015
Edgar Klee joins Haynes and Boone's Mexico City office. Chambers Latin America recognises Klee for his extensive tax work in Mexico. Read more here.
Greenberg Traurig expands Mexico City office
Posted 19 January 2015
Miguel Moisés, José Raz Guzmán and a team of four associates have joined Greenberg Traurig’s Mexico City office after its acquisition of Raz Guzmán Abogados. Both Moisés and Guzmán are recognised by Chambers Latin America for their banking and finance expertise. Guzmán is also recognised for his capital markets and aviation practice. Read more here.