• 102 ranked practice areas in Latin America according to Legal 500, the most of any global law firm
• Top ranked practice area in every Latin American market where the Firm operates
Latin America, September 21, 2018 – Baker McKenzie maintains its leadership standing as the top law firm in
Latin America, according to an independent research by Legal 500. The Firm earned a total of 102 practice rankings, the most of any law firm in the region, including 20 top-tiers. Moreover, Baker McKenzie earned 92 lawyer rankings in Latin America in this year’s edition.
“We are pleased to be recognized as a leading law firm in Latin America. Baker McKenzie’s deep expertise of local regulations and industries, as well as an unrivaled global presence has once again positioned us as the law firm with the most ranked practices in the region. We are thankful for our clients’ continued confidence and for choosing us for their most pressing challenges, which is what allows us to be awarded by independent researchers,” said Jaime Trujillo, Regional Chair of the Firm in Latin America.
The latest Legal 500 rankings awarded Baker McKenzie with top-tier rankings across 20 practice areas in total, with Tier 1 rankings in each jurisdiction where the Firm has a presence. Legal 500 awarded Tier 1 rankings to Baker McKenzie for Banking & Finance (Peru); Competition and Antitrust (Colombia); Dispute Resolution (Peru, Venezuela); Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Colombia); Energy and Natural Resources (Mexico); Energy and Natural Resources: Mining (Chile); Environment (Mexico); Intellectual Property (Colombia, Peru); International Trade and Customs (Mexico); Labour and Employment (Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela); Projects and Infrastructure (Peru); Public Law and Regulation (Peru); Tax (Brazil*, Venezuela); and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (Argentina).
At a Latin American-wide level, the Firm earned rankings in Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, International Arbitration, and Projects and Energy practices.
Baker McKenzie was recently recognized with the most practice rankings of any law firm in Latin America by independent legal directory Chambers & Partners.
* Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm in cooperation agreement with Baker McKenzie