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About Chambers Latin America

Chambers Latin America ranks the top law firms and lawyers across the region, offering indispensable insights for those looking to discover the most suitable providers of legal services. 

The rankings for the guide are based on the in-depth research our dedicated team of researchers conduct throughout the year, all designed to help individuals make informed decisions when purchasing legal services. 

Firms of all sizes across key practice areas are covered in our legal rankings. 

For a look at our methodology and submissions process, please visit our methodology page here.

Chambers Latin America 2023 Launch Webinar
Watch the guide launch webinar and discover key findings from this year's research and learn what is new on this edition of the guide
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Research Updates

The research schedule for the 2024 edition of the guide is now available here. We would like to share a reminder that the next deadline for several practice areas is on 9th September 2022.

Chambers Latin America 2023: A Summary

The Chambers Latin America 2023 in-depth research ran from September 2021 to May 2022. 

Unique ranked firms
Total departmental rankings awarded
Unique ranked individuals
Total individual rankings awarded

Our Jurisdictions

Chambers Latin America covers a total of 19 jurisdictions, spanning Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, as well as all Spanish-speaking countries in South America. We also provide coverage through our Central America-wide and International Counsel sections. 

Latin American jurisdictions covered
Including Cuba and Puerto Rico
1 regional chapter
Central America-wide
1 international chapter
International Counsel
Practice areas covered

Chambers Latin America 2023: What’s new?

4 New developments this year
Chile: New “The Elite“ and “Highly Regarded“ tables in Corporate/M&A
Mexico: New "The Elite“ and “Highly Regarded” tables in Corporate/M&A
Mexico: New Public Law table
Ecuador: New Public Law table

Latin America 2023 Submissions

We are pleased to report an increase in the number of submissions this cycle. 


Gender Diversity in Chambers Latin America 2023

We strive to work with law firms to ensure that diversity and inclusion play an important role in their organisations. Our vision is a world where important legal matters are always addressed with the best intelligence and professional expertise, wherever it exists.  

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of our company values, which is why we are pleased to report that progress has been made in improving the number and relative proportion of women ranked in Chambers Latin America. 

of individual rankings were awarded to women
of unique ranked lawyers are women
Key jurisdictional highlights
• Dominican Republic: the most equal jurisdiction in terms of unique ranked women and individual rankings awarded to women.
• Of the largest economies in Latin America, Peru and Colombia are the strongest performers in terms of diversity and inclusion.
• Chile and Mexico show the greatest room for improvement in diversity and inclusion when analysing the percentages of ranked women and individual rankings awarded to women. Having said this, on raw numbers, the picture is more encouraging.

Legal Topics for Chambers Latin America

New Chambers Latin America Research Director
Read about the updates made to the Chambers Latin America team and the appointment of Jonathan Block as the new Research Director.

New Practice Area for Chambers Latin America 2023: Public Law in Mexico
Chambers Latin America announces Public Law as a new practice area for Mexico. Based on conversations with key practitioners and clients in the Mexican legal market, Public Law research will cover the relationship between individuals, private government, and other public or regulatory bodies.

Meet the Chambers Latin America Editorial Team
Meet and connect with the dedicated Latin America Editorial team who are responsible for analysing the legal market across Latin America and discover which section each member of the team oversees.

Reforma: In Conversation with Mónica Tantaleán, Latin America Research Director
Read about a recent article covering the research and ranking statistics from the Chambers Latin America guide and rankings for 2022.

Diversity and Inclusion statement
Read our statement to learn about how we have worked to ensure diversity is a key factor when conducting research for our rankings and the positive stats we have seen in this edition of our legal rankings.

Meet the Research and Editorial team

Jonathan Block Chambers Latin America Deputy Editor
Jonathan Block
Research Director (interim)
Contact Jonathan
Theo Resnikoff Chambers Latin America Deputy Editor
Theo Resnikoff
Research Manager: Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Contact Theo
Gianluigi Esposito
Research Manager: International Counsel (formerly Latin America-wide), Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico
Contact Gianluigi
Monica Tantalean Chambers Latin America Editor
Mónica Tantaleán (currently on maternity leave)
Research Director
Contact Mónica
Chambers Author
Carlos Contreras
Research Manager (interim) - Central America-wide, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Carlos Contreras
Chambers Latin America 2023 e-Edition

Chambers Latin America 2023 e-Edition available to download soon.

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Indepth Overviews


ECUADOR: An Introduction

By Pérez Bustamante & Ponce


MEXICO: An Introduction

By Nader Hayaux & Goebel


CHILE: An Introduction to Bankruptcy/Restructuring

By Nelson Contador & Compañía Abogados


CHILE: An Introduction to Dispute Resolution: White-Collar Crime

By Bofill Escobar Silva Abogados


CHILE: An Introduction to Environment

By Vergara Galindo Correa Abogados


CHILE: An Introduction to Labour & Employment

By Provoste Matamala Abogados


ECUADOR: An Introduction to Tax

By Almeida Guzmán & Asociados

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Guide Resources

How-to Chambers Latin America (English)
How-to Chambers Latin America (English)
During this webinar, we will be addressing frequently asked questions around submissions and providing guidance for the submission process.
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Chambers Latin America Awards 2021
Chambers Latin America Awards 2021
These awards reflect on law firm’s celebrated accomplishments and successes over the past 12 months across Latin America