The Law Society is holding a Latin America briefing for members across the Midlands who are active or interested in the Latin America region.

Expert speakers will provide intelligence on potential market access and growth sectors across Latin America.

The programme will provide delegates with country overviews, including market activity and practice rights for foreign lawyers, in jurisdictions including Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Central America.

The second session shifts the focus to growth sectors across Latin American as a whole, including:

  • Infrastructure
  • Shipping / maritime
  • Energy
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Arbitration


14:00 - 14:25   Registration and refreshments

14:25 - 14:30   Opening remarks

Speaker: To be confirmed

14:30 - 15:40   Market overview

Chair: Amanda Pinto QC, chair, Bar Council International Committee

Mexico: Yves Hayaux Du Tilly, partner, Nader Hayaux & Goebel and Mexican Chamber of Commerce

Brazil: Vitoria Nabas, counsellor, Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and founding partner, Nabas International

Central America: Ana Irene Delgado, managing partner, Solis Endara Guevaera Delgado London office

Colombia: speaker tbc

16:00 - 17:10   Growth sectors and opportunities Q&A Forum

This forum will see tailored questions from the chair followed by the opportunity for delegates to ask questions.

Ben Stevenson, Policy Adviser for the Americas, Law Society of England and Wales (Chair)

Ana Irene Delgado, Managing Partner, Solis Endara Delgado & Guevera London office

Tania Hoyos, Executive Director, British and Colombia Chamber of Commerce

Frederico Singarajah, barrister, Hardwicke Chambers and secretary, Lex Anglo Brasil

Representative from the Mexican Chamber of Commerce

17:10 - 18:30   Drinks reception



Venue: Mills and Reeve, 78-84 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2AB

Date: Thursday, 20th April - 14.00 - 18.30

This event is free to attend.

Please register here.