The Legal 500 Latin America 2021 – rankings success for Kennedys

We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 Latin America has seen us build on our 2020 achievements.

Kennedys has been ranked as a ‘top tier’ firm for insurance in Peru, along with being ranked as a ‘leading firm’ for insurance in Chile, Colombia and Mexico. Associate office, F. Torres Advogados was also ranked as a ‘leading firm’ for insurance in Brazil.

In The Legal 500 Latin America guide to outstanding lawyers across the region, two of our partners were named in the elite ‘Leading Individuals’ list - Mario Diemoz (Chile) and Marco Rivera (Peru). Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza (Peru) and Monica Tocarruncho (Colombia) received the accolade of ‘Next Generation Partner’, alongside Alonso Barreda (Peru), who was recognised as a ‘Rising Star’. In addition, 15 lawyers were recommended in the rankings editorials.

In addition, Kennedys’ Latin America regional hub in Miami was recommended in the ‘City focus: Miami’ section, which distinguishes the importance of Miami as a gateway to Latin America and the firm’s contribution to this market.

Kennedys have been recommended as a ‘Top Tier Firm’ in the following practice area:

  • Insurance (Peru)

Kennedys were also ranked in a further three practice areas:

  • Insurance (Chile)
  • Insurance (Colombia)
  • Insurance (Mexico)

Kennedys lawyers recommended in The Legal 500 Latin America 2021 editorials are as follows:

  • Alonso Barreda: Rising Star and recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Peru)'
  • Catalina Botero: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Colombia)'
  • Mario Diemoz: Leading Individual and recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Chile)'
  • David Gonçalves: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Mexico)'
  • Alex Guillamont: Recommended lawyer for 'City focus: Miami (Miami)'
  • José Antonio Gutiérrez: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Chile)'
  • Michael Hennessy: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Mexico)'
  • Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza: Next Generation Partner and recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Peru)'
  • Gian Carlo Lorenzini: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Chile)'
  • Marco Rivera: Leading Individual and recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Peru)'
  • Kodiak Semsch: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Peru)'
  • Monica Tocarruncho: Next Generation Partner and recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Colombia)'
  • Fabio Torres: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Brazil)'
  • Alberto Torres: Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Mexico)'
  • Anna Weiss: Recommended lawyer for 'City focus: Miami (Miami)'

For the full rankings, please see The Legal 500 website.

The Legal 500 Latin America is a leading guide to law firms across the region. The rankings are based on a series of criteria that highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.