Baker McKenzie took home top honors yesterday at the Chambers Latin America Awards 2019, winning Regional South America Practice of the Year. The recognition draws on research from Chambers Latin America, and identifies quality across key practice areas, exceptional client service, and impressive strategic growth.
Chair of Baker McKenzie for Latin America, Jaime Trujillo stated, “We are elated to have received this acknowledgement. It is a welcomed validation of Baker McKenzie’s deep roots, industry-specific focus and capacity to provide clients with top-tier legal counsel locally and across borders regardless of the economic or geopolitical challenges facing their jurisdiction. Moreover, the award is an endorsement of our talent’s commitment to providing quality work from the day-to-day to complex cross-border deals and validates our taking the lead on diversity and inclusion initiatives, pro-bono work, and innovation.”
This year’s Chambers Latin America Awards ceremony took place at the Loews Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida on Friday, November 22nd.
Baker McKenzie reaffirmed its position as Latin America’s most-ranked law firm in the 2020 edition of Chambers Latin America, with 88 practice areas and 170 individual lawyers receiving recognition. Half of the Firm’s rankings are in the coveted Band 1 and Band 2 categories of the independent legal directory, a testament to the Firm’s unique structure and capacity to adapt to constantly changing legal environments.
With offices in Argentina, Brazil*, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela, Baker McKenzie has been Latin America’s go-to law firm for sophisticated industry insights since becoming the first international law firm to establish an office in the region in 1955.
* Trench Rossi Watanabe, a Brazilian law firm in cooperation agreement with Baker McKenzie