Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause and Dentons have launched their previously announced combination in Uruguay under the name, Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga. The combination positions the firm as the largest global law firm in the country and part of the first truly Pan-Latin American and the Caribbean law firm.
Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana & Brause specializes in the banking and finance, corporate and M&A, energy, infrastructure, labor law, litigation and dispute resolution, natural resources and real estate areas, among others. Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has over 10,000 lawyers across 183 offices worldwide.
"Since entering Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016, Dentons has rapidly scaled its presence by combining with market-leading firms across the region. Our launch in Uruguay further strengthens the position for Dentons to become the leading global law firm in the region," said Jorge Alers, CEO of Dentons' Latin America and the Caribbean region.
"The launch of Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga in Uruguay today means that we can now connect our clients to Dentons' global platform and offer them an agile, seamless 'one firm' experience across Latin America and the Caribbean and around the world," stated Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga, managing partner of Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga.
So far this year, Dentons has launched Dentons Bingham Greenebaum and Dentons Cohen & Grigsby in the USA, Dentons Kensington Swan in New Zealand and Dentons Lee in South Korea, as well as opened an office in St. Lucia.