Sidley has maintained a valued presence in Latin America for over 50 years. We represent major local and multinational companies and financial institutions, private equity and other investment funds, sovereign governments and state-owned enterprises in transactions throughout South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
"They are outstanding. The service adapts to the complexities of the case and covers every legal and regulatory aspect. They can accommodate new elements and incorporate them smoothly into the legal strategy."
Chambers Global, Latin America-Wide 2018
Our Latin America team comprises approximately 60 lawyers firmwide, many of whom are able to conduct business in Spanish or Portuguese, and who spend a significant amount of time working on matters in one or more of the aforementioned jurisdictions.
Many key lawyers on our Latin America team are located in New York City, a key financial center for Latin America, in Houston, Texas, the gateway to cutting-edge trends and developments in the energy sector, and in Washington, D.C., where regulatory regimes impact and help shape global policy.
Our lawyers have assisted clients on a wide variety of legal issues in myriad industries and legal disciplines. Those disciplines include: