Alliott Group sponsors 2020 IBA Latin American Regional Forum in Colombia
06 February 2020
Alliance targets further expansion of law firm membership with sponsorship of one of Latin America's premier legal sector events.
Alliott Group, the international alliance of independent professional services firms is pleased to announce that it will be an associate sponsor at the Biennial IBA (International Bar Association) Latin American Regional Forum, a chapter of the IBA which covers all countries in Latin America, as well as Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spanish speaking areas of the Caribbean.
This important forum, titled 'Challenges for the legal industry in the digital age', takes place in the historical port city of Cartagena, Colombia from 25–27 March.
Alliott Group’s Head of Global Business Development; Damien McMenamin and Latin America Membership Development Executive, Sophia Rook-Blackstone will be in attendance to meet with Alliott Group’s Latin American members and other key contacts from within and outside the region in their efforts to forge stronger relationships and raise the profile of the group across Latin America.
Alliott COO, Giles Brake comments:
“Being co-sponsor of this event offers a powerful networking and profile building opportunity for Alliott Group members. With more and more businesses looking to trade and expand internationally, Latin America is an increasingly popular investment destination. With strong trade links, a strategic location and a growing middle-class, the region offers businesses with the right value proposition significant opportunities.
Santiago Lussich Torrendell, the alliance's Latin America Board representative adds:
“The forum enables our members to meet and support each other’s business activities, forge links with other lawyers and in-house counsel in the region and develop strategies to strengthen the group’s Latin American membership. We are focused on building a network of business law and accounting firms that will collaborate to drive cross border business and ensure high levels of client service. A limited number of opportunities to represent Alliott Group exclusively in a Latin American country are still available. Firms interested in joining the alliance are warmly encouraged to contact Damien or Sophia before or during the event for more information”.
Alliott Group in Latin America
Our Latin American law and accounting membership is growing organically at a steady rate with Estudio Nunes & Asociados Abogados, Zancan, Almeida e Silva Advogados, Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda and Consulcamp Auditoria e Assessoria, having joined in the last six months from Argentina, Brazil and Mexico respectively. In addition, Carlos Cristiano Poltronieri partner of accounting firm member in Brazil, Consulcamp Auditoria e Assessoria, was recently appointed to the alliance's Latin America Regional Advisory Committee to help the alliance achieve its growth targets in the region. You can read more here.