Latin America’s growth may have slowed in recent years in the wake of low global mineral prices, but Latin Lawyer’s second associate salary survey reveals that most firms across the region are continuing to offer their young talent above-inflation rises and generous bonuses to keep them within the fold. However, our results also reveal broad variation in the generosity of these pay packets; both between firms in different jurisdictions and within the same market too.
Also in this magazine, we report from Latin Lawyer’s 8th Annual Oil & Gas conference on the potential benefits for the industry since President Donald Trump’s election victory in the US and gathered managing partners of the country’s leading firms to discuss the impact on the Mexican government’s raft of far-reaching legislative reforms on the legal market.
Elsewhere, Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Machado Meyer Advogados founding partner Antonio Meyer reflects on his rise to the top of Brazil’s legal profession since embarking on a career on a whim as a young student.
In this magazine:
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Antonio Meyer, Machado Meyer Advogados
- Associate Salary Survey: Determining what talent is worth in monetary terms is tricky proposition
- Defying Expectations roundtable: How local law firms survived the second wave of international firms entering the market
Latin Lawyer 8th Annual Oil & Gas Conference roundup:
- Trump may be good for LatAm’s energy space
- The US can cover Mexico’s refining needs
- Deeds not Words: the Diversity and Inclusion in the Latin American Legal Profession Conference
- Antitrust Advances: An update from Argentina
- Deal Digest
- Community News