Latin America Submissions

Researchers

Details of researchers are now available.

To learn more about the team behind our research, please visit Meet The Team.


Schedule and deadlines

The research schedule and guidelines for The Legal 500 Latin America 2022 edition are now below.

Client referees deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
Editorial submission deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
Firm interviews conducted: 19th February 2021 – 23rd April 2021
Publication: 20 October 2021

The template document you will need to send submissions can be found here.

The referee spreadsheet can be found here.

To send your submissions to us, please visit submissions.legal500.com and follow the onscreen prompts to send us new documents.

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Update: 15/02/2021
All clients received (by the deadline) will be contacted during the week of the 22nd to the 26th of February.


FAQs and supporting info

Guidelines (English), (Portuguese), (Spanish)

Referees explained

Frequently Asked Questions (English), (Portuguese), (Spanish)

Methodology


Countries

Countries we are researching for Latin America 2022 include:

Update: 17/ 12 / 2020

Due to various approaches and requests we are -albeit slightly belatedly- including the following, additional, new sections to our upcoming round of research:

Argentina: Life sciences and healthcare

Colombia: Compliance and white-collar crime

Paraguay: Competition and antitrust

Peru: TMT (Telecoms / Media / Technology)

ARGENTINA PRACTICE AREAS

  • Banking and finance
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Compliance/White-collar crime
  • Consumer law
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Energy and natural resources: Electricity
  • Energy and natural resources: Mining
  • Energy and natural resources: Oil and gas
  • Environment
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • International trade and customs
  • Labour and employment
  • Life sciences and healthcare (NEW)
  • Public law
  • Real estate
  • Tax
  • TMT

BOLIVIA PRACTICE AREAS

  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Intellectual property
  • Labour and employment
  • Real estate
  • Tax

BRAZIL PRACTICE AREAS

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets
  • Competition and antitrust
  • Compliance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution: Litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Arbitration
  • Energy and natural resources: Electricity (and renewables)
  • Energy and natural resources: Hydrocarbons
  • Energy and natural resources: Mining
  • Environment
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • International trade
  • Labour and employment
  • Life sciences
  • Projects and infrastructure
  • Public law
  • Real estate
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • TMT: Cybersecurity and data privacy
  • TMT: Media
  • TMT: Tech, innovation and digital business
  • TMT: Telecoms
  • Tax: Tax advisory
  • Tax: Tax litigation
  • Tax: Customs

Note: Please only send one combined submission for Tax

  • Transport: Aviation
  • Transport: Shipping
  • Wealth and succession planning
  • White-collar crime and investigations

City Focus

      • Brasilia
        • Government relations
        • Litigation
        • Public law and regulation
        • Tax
      • Belo Horizonte
        • Commercial, corporate and M&A
        • Dispute resolution
        • Labour
        • Natural resources and regulation
        • Tax
      • Curitiba (NEW)
        • Leading firms
      • Manaus (NEW)
        • Leading firms
      • Porto Alegre
        • Commercial, corporate and M&A
        • Dispute resolution
        • Labour
        • Tax
      • Recife (NEW)
        • Leading firms
      • Salvador
        • Leading firms

    CHILE PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring
    • Capital markets
    • Competition and antitrust
    • Compliance
    • Consumer and advertising law
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Data privacy
    • Dispute resolution: arbitration
    • Dispute resolution: litigation
    • Dispute resolution: white-collar crime
    • Energy and natural resources: Electricity and hydrocarbon
    • Energy and natural resources: Mining
    • Environment
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Life sciences
    • Projects and infrastructure
    • Public law
    • Real estate
    • TMT
    • Tax
    • Venture capital

    COLOMBIA PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Capital markets
    • Competition and antitrust
    • Compliance and white-collar crime (NEW)
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Environment
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual property
    • International trade and customs
    • Labour and employment
    • Life sciences
    • Projects
    • Public law
    • Real estate
    • TMT
    • Tax

     

  • City Focus

    • Medellín
    • Cali

    COSTA RICA PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Compliance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Environment
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Projects and infrastructure
    • Real estate
    • Tax

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance (NEW)
    • Corporate and M&A (NEW)
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Environment (NEW)
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Real estate and tourism
    • Tax

    ECUADOR PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Competition and antitrust
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Real estate
    • Tax

    EL SALVADOR PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Intellectual property
    • Tax

    GUATEMALA PRACTICE AREAS

    • Administrative and public law
    • Banking and finance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources/Projects
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour
    • Real estate
    • Tax

    HONDURAS PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance (NEW)
    • Corporate and M&A (NEW)
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and projects (NEW)
    • Intellectual property
    • Tax

    MEXICO PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Bankruptcy and restructuring
    • Capital markets
    • Competition and antitrust
    • Compliance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution: Arbitration
    • Dispute resolution: Litigation
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Environment
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual property
    • International trade and customs
    • Labour and employment
    • Life sciences
    • Mining
    • Projects and infrastructure (plus standalone Construction table (NEW))
    • Real estate
    • TMT
    • Tax
    • Wealth management

    NICARAGUA PRACTICE AREAS

    • Corporate and finance
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Intellectual property
    • Real estate

    PANAMA PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Capital markets
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour (NEW)
    • Offshore
    • Projects and energy
    • Real estate
    • Tax (NEW)
    • Transport: Aviation (NEW)
    • Transport: Shipping

    PARAGUAY PRACTICE AREAS

    • Administrative law
    • Banking and finance
    • Competition and antitrust (NEW)
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Environment
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Tax

    PERU PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Bankruptcy and restructuring
    • Capital markets
    • Competition and antitrust
    • Compliance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Energy and natural resources: Electricity
    • Energy and natural resources: Hydrocarbons
    • Energy and natural resources: Mining
    • Environment
    • Insurance
    • Intellectual property
    • International trade (IT&C)
    • Labour and employment
    • Projects and infrastructure
    • Public law and regulation
    • Real estate
    • Tax
    • TMT (Telecoms / Media / Technology) (NEW)

    PUERTO RICO PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Corporate and commercial
    • Dispute resolution (and bankruptcy)
    • Energy, natural resources and environment
    • Government contracting
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Real estate, hospitality and leisure
    • Tax

    URUGUAY PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Intellectual property
    • Labour and employment
    • Projects and energy
    • Real estate
    • Tax

    VENEZUELA PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Corporate and M&A
    • Dispute resolution
    • Economic regulation
    • Energy and natural resources
    • Environment
    • Intellectual property
    • International trade (IT&C)
    • Labour and employment
    • Public law
    • Real estate
    • Tax

    INTERNATIONAL FIRMS PRACTICE AREAS

    • Banking and finance
    • Capital markets
    • Compliance and investigations
    • Corporate and M&A
    • International arbitration
    • Projects and energy

    City Focus

    • Miami