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Chambers Latin America 2024 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Latin America 2024 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Chambers Latin America 2024 Webinar

Watch the guide launch webinar and discover key findings from this year's research and learn what is new on this release of the guide.

About the Chambers Latin America Legal Guide 2024

Welcome to the Chambers Latin America Guide 2024. Search the top legal talent in Latin America using the search functionality above. 

Chambers Latin America ranks and reviews the best law firms and lawyers across the region, offering indispensable market-leading insights for those looking to discover the most suitable providers of legal help when it really matters.  

The rankings for the guide are based on the in-depth research our dedicated team of researchers conduct throughout the year, all designed to help individuals make informed decisions when purchasing legal services.  

Law firms of all sizes across key practice areas are covered in our legal rankings.  

For a look at our methodology and submission process, please visit our methodology page here

Chambers Latin America Guide 2025 Submissions

Submissions for the Chambers Latin America 2025 Guide are now open, you can view the full schedule here.  

For the 2025 guide, we are delighted to announce we will have 5 new sections: Peru: Consumer Law, Chile: Compliance, Chile: Shipping, Mexico: Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime and Mexico: General Business Law – Queretaro.

Keep up to date with all of your relevant submission deadlines throughout the year and get personalised submission reminders in your calendar here

Watch our From Submission to Ranking webinar to learn more about this year's upcoming research and best practices for submissions. 

Chambers Latin America Guide 2024: Highlights

Gender Diversity in Latin America 2024

We strive to work with law firms to ensure that diversity and inclusion play an important role in their organisations. Our vision is a world where important legal matters are always addressed with the best intelligence and professional expertise, wherever it exists.   

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our company values, which is why we are pleased to report that progress has been made in improving the number and relative proportion of women ranked in Chambers Latin America.  

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24.4%
of unique ranked lawyers are women
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Key jurisdictional highlights
• Dominican Republic: the most equal jurisdiction in terms of unique ranked women and individual rankings awarded to women.
• Of the largest economies in Latin America, Peru and Colombia are the strongest performers in terms of diversity and inclusion.
• Chile and Mexico show the greatest room for improvement in diversity and inclusion when analysing the percentages of ranked women and individual rankings awarded to women. Having said this, on raw numbers, the picture is more encouraging.

Chambers Latin America 2024: Summary

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703
Unique ranked firms
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2,047
Total departmental rankings awarded
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4,278
Unique ranked individuals

Jurisdictions covered in Chambers Latin America 2024

Chambers Latin America covers a total of 19 jurisdictions, spanning Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, as well as all Spanish-speaking countries in South America. We also provide coverage through our Central America-wide and International Counsel sections.  

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19
Latin American jurisdictions covered including Cuba and Puerto Rico
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1 Regional section
Central America-wide
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1 International section
International Counsel
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200
Practice areas covered

Chambers Latin America 2024 Submissions

We are pleased to report an increase in the number of submissions and referees this cycle.

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4,012
Submissions
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65,219
Referees

The Chambers Latin America 2024 in-depth research ran from September 2022 to May 2023.

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New Practice Area for Chambers Latin America 2023: Public Law in Mexico
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Meet the Chambers Latin America Editorial Team
Meet and connect with the dedicated Latin America Editorial team who are responsible for analysing the legal market across Latin America and discover which section each member of the team oversees.

Reforma: In Conversation with Mónica Tantaleán, Latin America Research Director
Read about a recent article covering the research and ranking statistics from the Chambers Latin America guide and rankings for 2022.

Diversity and Inclusion statement
Read our statement to learn about how we have worked to ensure diversity is a key factor when conducting research for our rankings and the positive stats we have seen in this release of our legal rankings.

Meet the Chambers Legal Research Team

Monica Tantalean Chambers Latin America Editor
Mónica Tantaleán
Research Director
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José Maritano
Research Manager: Bolivia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela
Contact José
Gianluigi Esposito
Research Manager: Central America-wide, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua
Contact Gianluigi
Carlos Contreras
Principal Research Specialist, Mexico and International Counsel
Contact Carlos
Alejandra Wilchez
Principal Research Specialist
Contact Alejandra

About our Legal Rankings

To provide GCs, In-house Counsel and other law firm clients with the most detailed analysis of the best law firms in Latin America, our Research Analysts speak to clients/referees to hear of first-hand experiences working with submitting law firms, allowing our coverage of these top law firms and lawyers to reflect the market.  

In our 2024 rankings, we showcase the top legal talent in Latin America across many practice areas including employment law, business law and more.

To learn more about our methodology into our research and rankings click here.  

In-Depth Overviews

Jurisdiction
ECUADOR: An Introduction

 The current Ecuadorian government began its administration with a clear intention to boost the loc...

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MEXICO: An Introduction

 The Mexican economic and political landscape has been deeply impacted in the past 12 months by bot...

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PERU: An Introduction

 Peru’s macroeconomic fundamentals remain strong, despite stormy waters such as COVID-19 and politi...

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VENEZUELA: An Introduction

Venezuela’s outlook for 2023 seems to be much better than for  previous years. 2022 saw GDP growth ...

Practice Area
ARGENTINA: An Introduction to Banking & Finance

 Argentina is one of the largest economies in Latin America, with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of...

Practice Area
ARGENTINA: An Introduction to Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

 The first issue to be addressed in any overview of the status of the Argentine mining industry – a...

Practice Area
ARGENTINA: An Introduction to Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

 Around 13 years ago, Argentina’s upstream industry was facing significant challenges, marked by a...

Practice Area
CHILE: An Introduction to Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Historically, a notable lack of confidence existed regarding companies in a state of insolvency, th...

Practice Area
CHILE: An Introduction to Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

The parties to a given dispute may only resort to arbitration if they have agreed to do so in an ar...

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