Sidley has maintained a valued presence in Latin America for over 50 years. We represent major local and multinational companies, financial institutions, private equity and other investment funds, sovereign governments, and state-owned enterprises in transactions and matters throughout South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
Our Latin America team comprises approximately 60 lawyers firmwide who spend a significant amount of time working on matters in the region, many of whom are able to conduct business in Spanish or Portuguese. We possess an in-depth understanding of local requirements and a perspective that spans borders. In the course of our work, we have developed strong working relationships with local partners in all major jurisdictions.
Our team members are strategically located in key hubs across our global office network, namely in Miami, Dallas, and New York, important financial centers for Latin America, in Houston, the gateway to cutting-edge developments in the energy sector, and in Washington, D.C., where regulatory regimes impact and shape global policy.
“Sidley Austin LLP has a lengthy history of working on headline Latin America transactions, including high-value deals in multiple jurisdictions. It is also known for its expertise in Latin America-focused fund formation, and has been growing notably in the impact-funds segment.”
The Legal 500 Latin America 2023: International Firms, Corporate and M&A