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Americas and Caribbean

Welcome to our Americas and Caribbean section. Here you will find links to the latest regional legal headlines and up and coming events, plus detailed information on the jurisdictions we are currently active in. 

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Join us for 'English Law Week' in Mexico and Colombia September 2019

22 May 2019

Building legal connections between the UK and Latin America

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The First English Law Week in Mexico

15 March 2019

The Law Society partnered with a number of organisations to hold the first ever English Law Week in Mexico City, Mexico. 

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The First English Law Week in Mexico

15 March 2019

The Law Society partnered with a number of organisations to hold the first ever English Law Week in Mexico City, Mexico. 

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Tell us your experiences of providing legal services in the US

14 March 2019

The Law Society is seeking the views and experiences of solicitors and barristers of England and Wales who provide legal services in the USA and who have undertaken or are considering undertaking requalification as an attorney through a US state bar exam.

Opportunity for law firms and in-house legal departments to host a lawyer from Latin America

15 January 2019

We are seeking London based law firms and/or in-house legal departments to host a Latin American lawyer for a one week placement in May

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Latin American Young Lawyers' Exchange Programme - Lawyer and Host Applications now open!Video

7 December 2018By Stephanie Brown

Latin American Young Lawyers’ Exchange Programme - Applications Now Open

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Join us for 'English Law Week' in Mexico and Colombia September 2019

22 May 2019

Building legal connections between the UK and Latin America

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Lex Mex (2018) Returns for the Sixth Instalment!

14 September 2018

Date: Tuesday 2 October Location: London Time: 08:30 – 17:20, followed by a formal dinner from 18:30 – 22:30.

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    Legal life in... New York

    Stéphane Grynwajc, Managing Partner at The Law Office of S. Grynwajc, PLLC, shares his views about his legal life in New York.

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    Legal life in... California

    Alexandra Darraby, Principal of the Art Law Firm and a newly elected officer of the International Law Section of the State Bar of California, shares some perspectives on California.

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    Legal life in... Colombia

    Francisco Urrutia, Partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz and speaker at our Latin America Day for International Marketplace, shares his views about his legal life in Colombia.

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    Legal Life in... Costa Rica

    Carlos Francisco Camacho, Junior Partner at Arias & Muñoz and part of our Latin America delegation for International Marketplace, shares his views about his Legal life in Costa Rica.

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    Legal life in... Rio de Janeiro

    Jorge Eduardo Gouvêa Vieira partner at Escritório de Advocacia Gouvêa Vieira shares his views about his legal life in Rio de Janeiro

  • Legal life in… Panama

    Susana Reyes, partner at Morgan & Morgan in Panama, tells us about legal life in Panama. Susana was a panellist at our ‘Exploring new markets… Panama’ event on 10th November in London discussing opportunities for UK-Panama trade and investment.

  • Legal life in... Peru

    Eduardo Benavides from Berninzon & Benavides in Lima tells us about legal life in Peru and what opportunities there are for UK and Peruvian firms.

  • Legal life in… Chile

    Claire Rason from Morales & Besa in Santiago tells us about legal life in Chile and opportunities for UK firms in the market. Claire is a speaker at the Law Society’s International Marketplace conference on 9 July in London.

  • Legal Life in... Canada

    Amanda Hunter from Hicks Morley in Toronto tells us about legal life in Canada and what opportunities are there for co-operation with UK law firms. Amanda is a speaker at the Law Society’s International Employment conference on 14 October.

  • Legal life in... Argentina

    Pablo Ferraro-Mila is a partner at Argentine firm Gonzalez and Ferraro-Mila.

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Americas and the Caribbean

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The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

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Your contacts for this region are Ben Stevenson and Stephanie Brown

Ben Stevenson

International Policy Adviser: Americas and Caribbean

ben.stevenson@lawsociety.org.uk

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International Policy Assistant: The Americas, Africa and the Middle East

stephanie.brown@lawsociety.org.uk