Find the Top Lawyers and Law Firms in the Chambers Latin America Guide

Chambers uses in-depth research to rank the top law firms and lawyers across Latin America. Chambers rankings provide the most reliable recommendations, to help you make an informed decision when purchasing legal services. Please see our methodology page for further information on how we carry out our research. 

Chambers Latin America 2021

The Chambers Latin America 2021 in-depth research ran from September 2019 to May 2020.

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Chambers Latin America covers a total of 20 jurisdictions, spanning Mexico; Central America; the Caribbean and Brazil, as well as all Spanish-speaking countries in South America. We also provide regional coverage through our Latin America-wide and Central America-wide sections. There are a total of 240 practice areas covered.

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Practice areas covered in Chambers Latin America 2021

We cover at least two practice areas in each jurisdiction and our largest jurisdiction, Brazil, boasts 41 specialist practice areas. Brazil and Mexico also contain regional tables, reflecting the work of firms based all over their respective countries.

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Our Central America-wide section ranks law firms based in Central America who carry out work across the isthmus. Whereas the Latin America-wide sections rank international counsel working on Latin American matters across the region.

New in this release

This release includes 1063 ranked firms and 5671 individual rankings, of which 708 are up-and-coming, star associate or associate-to-watch rankings.

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Chambers Latin America 2021 covers three new practice areas:

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Corporate M&A in Brazil is now divided into two separate rankings.

Infographic of the new Corporate M&A divide in Chambers Latin America 2021