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Latin America Group

Through our experience acting on significant matters across Latin America we have forged close relationships with clients, local counsel and other local players and authorities, working seamlessly to provide rapid and top-quality advice tailored to the specific needs of our clients.

Above all, we appreciate that Latin America is not a homogenised region and every country requires a unique approach.

Our Latin America Group is comprised of an experienced Latin American international team drawn from other offices across our international network. Led from our Madrid and New York offices, we coordinate the activities of our lawyers worldwide in order to continue to develop our practice in the region to the fullest extent.

Our team comprises native Spanish and Portuguese speakers including lawyers from the region who have worked in private practice, in-house and for governmental institutions. This provides us with the advantage of understanding the relevant legal, commercial and political issues, meaning we are well-placed to deliver appropriately tailored legal advice on inbound and outbound matters, focused mainly on the following: 

Services

  • Corporate / M&A
  • Finance
  • International arbitration / disputes and ADR
  • Projects

Sectors

  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Mining 

We seek to facilitate access for our clients in Western Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Russia to opportunities in Latin America and apply our specialist international transactional and dispute resolution experience to the specific situation. We have significant expertise in our Australian and Asian offices, from which we have helped many of our clients establish a presence and do business, following the ever-increasing flows of capital from these regions into Latin America. We are also experienced in advising clients from Latin America that are investing in other parts of the world, notably Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

News

Stay up to date with the latest news from our Latin America Group office.
27 March 2019

LATIN LAWYER 250 NAMES HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS A LEADING INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM IN THE REGION

13 November 2017

Alumni Matters 2017, the Herbert Smith Freehills Alumni Magazine, is out now

13 October 2016

Survey: Corporates taking action on human rights

05 July 2016

Herbert Smith Freehills announces full year financial results for 2015/16

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