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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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Latin American Young Lawyers' Exchange Programme Video

7 December 2018

Latin American Young Lawyers’ Exchange Programme

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FinTech, tequila, and ethics, all at the first English Law Week in Mexico: Adam Beach CMS guest blog

29 October 2018

English Law Week in Mexico: Read what Adam Beach from CMS, one of the solicitor delegates, had to say about the 3 day event below.

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Latin American Young Lawyers' Exchange Programme Video

7 December 2018

Latin American Young Lawyers’ Exchange Programme

Adam Beach

FinTech, tequila, and ethics, all at the first English Law Week in Mexico: Adam Beach CMS guest blog

29 October 2018

English Law Week in Mexico: Read what Adam Beach from CMS, one of the solicitor delegates, had to say about the 3 day event below.

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The First English Law Week in Mexico

25 September 2018

The Law Society, in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales, Barra Mexicana, ANADE, INCAM, with support of the British Embassy in Mexico, organised the first ever English Law Week in Mexico City, Mexico (3 - 5 September 2018). 

Crisscorssing the pond: Transatlantic issues in legal ethics and law firm regulation

20 September 2018

Date: Friday 9 November 2018. Location: Kimpton Hotel Monaco, 700 F St NW, Washington

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Register now: Breaking into Latin America briefing

16 March 2017

Join us for a Latin America briefing in Birmingham on 20th April.

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ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting

23 February 2017

Join the Law Society at the ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Market visit to Latin America - Register now

17 January 2017

The British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce is organising a trade mission to Colombia, Peru and Chile.

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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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Your contact for this region is Ben Stevenson

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International Policy Adviser: Americas and Caribbean

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