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.
The D.C Bar’s Global Legal Task Force is recommending some changes to the rules for foreign lawyers wishing to be admitted in Washington D.C., and has issued a public consultation on its proposals.
Apply now to take part in our Brazilian-British Lawyers’ Exchange Programme.The application window has been extended until Friday, 10th March 2017.
The European Commission’s DG Trade is consulting on the modernisation of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Mexico.
Join us for a Latin America briefing in Birmingham on 20th April.
Join the Law Society at the ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting in Washington, DC.
The British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce is organising a trade mission to Colombia, Peru and Chile.
The 5th annual Lex Mex event, organised by the Mexican Chamber of Commerce and The Law Society of England and Wales, will take place on Thursday, 29th September in Chancery Lane.
Stéphane Grynwajc, Managing Partner at The Law Office of S. Grynwajc, PLLC, shares his views about his legal life in New York.
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.
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.
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.
Jorge Eduardo Gouvêa Vieira partner at Escritório de Advocacia Gouvêa Vieira shares his views about his legal life in Rio de Janeiro
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.
Eduardo Benavides from Berninzon & Benavides in Lima tells us about legal life in Peru and what opportunities there are for UK and Peruvian firms.
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.
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.
Pablo Ferraro-Mila is a partner at Argentine firm Gonzalez and Ferraro-Mila.