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Latin America

Latin American countries are experiencing unprecedented growth, reaping the benefits of both political and economic stability. Economies like Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru stand out as safe and reliable places to do business and global markets, including Canada, are taking notice.

McCarthy Tétrault’s Latin American Practice has a history of working together with our clients in the region with industry and cross border specialist teams advising on international transactions and investments. We are advisors to Canadian clients investing in Latin America, and we act as counsel to Latin America companies in accessing the Canadian market. Our team has extensive experience including:

  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Going Public Transactions
  • Investment Structures
  • Project Development
  • Import/Export Systems and Regulations
  • Free Trade Agreements
  • WTO Matters
  • International Disputes.

Our Latin American practice has been built to not only provide our clients market leading expertise, but also deep industry knowledge and a full understanding of local cultural, economic and social nuances that could impact business transactions. Clients can work with team members fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English as well as lawyers qualified to practise throughout Latin America. Highlighted by our success stories below, our teams will help navigate complex legal terrains with specialities including:

  • Mineral Exploration & Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Infrastructure
  • Clean Energy
  • International Trade

Third party recognition

CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA, 2015
Latin America-wide, Projects: Mining: Leading Canadian Firms

  • Projects: Mining: Leading Canadian Firms (Experts Based Abroad) (Band 2)
  • Roger Taplin (Band 3)
  • Frederico Marques (Band 3)

CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2014

  • Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Band 4)
  • Roger Taplin (Band 3)
  • Foreign Expert Based in Canada – Brazil and Latin America-wide, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

CANADIAN LEGAL LEXPERT DIRECTORY 2014

  • Leading Firms
  • Toronto ‘Consistently recommended’
  • Montréal and Vancouver ‘Repeatedly recommended’
  • Leading Practitioner
  • ‘Consistently recommended’ – Jean Charest; Pierre Langlois; Pierre Boivin; Cameron Belsher
  • ‘Repeatedly recommended’ – Gary Litwack; Shea Small; Pierre Renaud; Marc Dorion; Roger Taplin

Please click here to view a list of our representative transactions.

For more information, please contact:

CALGARY

Sony Gill
403-206-5529
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LONDON, UK

Richard Temple
+44 (0)20 7786 5706
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TORONTO

Frederico Marques
416-601-7527
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