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About Chambers Latin America

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. 

How-to Chambers: Latin America and Brazil
Monica will be addressing frequently asked questions and offering in-depth information and guidance for the submission process.
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Research Updates

The research for Chambers Latin America 2022 has closed and the results will be published on 26 August 2021. The research schedule for our next edition, Chambers Latin America 2023, can be viewed here.

Please note that our "Latin America-wide" chapter is now called "International Counsel" and that we will be researching two new areas this year: Public Law in both Ecuador and Mexico. For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

Guide Coverage

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

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.

20 Latin American jurisdictions covered
Including Cuba and Puerto Rico. Plus 2 regional sections: Latin America-wide and Central America-wide
240
Practice areas covered

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.

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.

This release includes:

1,063
Ranked firms
5,671
Individual rankings
708
Ranked Up-and-Coming, Star Associate or Associate-to-Watch

Chambers Latin America 2021 covers three new practice areas

Latin America-wide: Project Finance
Argentina: Consumer Law
Ecuador: Banking & Finance

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

Meet the Research and Editorial team

Monica Tantalean Chambers Latin America Editor
Mónica Tantaleán
Editor
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Jonathan Block Chambers Latin America Deputy Editor
Jonathan Block
Deputy Editor: Central America-wide, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
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Theo Resnikoff Chambers Latin America Deputy Editor
Theo Resnikoff
Deputy Editor: Argentina, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
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Gianluigi Esposito
Deputy Editor: International Counsel (formerly Latin America-wide), Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico
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Chambers Latin America 2021 e-Edition available to download.

Find the top Lawyer and Law Firms across Latin America 2021 in our e-Edition, now available to download per chapter.

Featured Indepth Overviews

Indepth Overviews

JURISDICTION

COLOMBIA: An Introduction

By Posse Herrera Ruiz

JURISDICTION

MEXICO: An Introduction

By Nader Hayaux & Goebel

PRACTICE AREA

BRAZIL: An Introduction to Bankruptcy/Restructuring

By Felsberg Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

BRAZIL: An Introduction to Corporate/Commercial: South East: Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo

By Freitas Ferraz Capuruço Braichi Riccio Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

BRAZIL: An Introduction to Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

By L.O. Baptista Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

BRAZIL: An Introduction to Life Sciences

By Kestener, Granja & Vieira Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

BRAZIL: An Introduction to Projects

By SABZ Advogados

PRACTICE AREA

CHILE: An Introduction to Bankruptcy/Restructuring

By Nelson Contador & Compañía Abogados

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Guide Resources

Awards: Chambers Latin America Awards 2020
Awards: Chambers Latin America Awards 2020
Recognising and celebrating notable achievements over the past 12 months.
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