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Corporate Lawyers and Multinational Corporations in Latin America and Spain: 1990–2015

  • Manuel Gómez
  • Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo
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Abstract

This book explains the changes that have occurred in the provision of high-end corporate legal services in 15 Latin American countries and Spain between 1990 and 2015. We use the term high end to denote sophisticated, complex, and generally costly legal work demanded by multinationals, large domestic corporations, and other business clients. This type of work is usually performed by teams of prestigious lawyers and other professionals through large or mid-sized multiservice or highly specialized firms with more than one office and an internal organizational hierarchy. Other lawyers offer their professional services through small and highly specialized (boutique ) law firms. These lawyers and the law firms to which they belong are the main providers of legal services in the corporate world and are precisely the focus of this collective work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel Gómez
    • 1
  • Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida International University College of LawMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Universidad MetropolitanaCaracasVenezuela

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