Estudio Echecopar, member firm of Baker McKenzie International, received four awards at the 2024 Women in Business Law Americas Awards, which took place on 13 June at the Union League Club in New York. The awards recognize our Firm's excellence and commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal field.

"As a firm, we are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can thrive, and these awards are a reflection of the efforts and actions we take every day to promote our value of diversity and inclusion inside and outside the firm. We will continue to strive to make every member of our firm feel valued and to take concrete actions to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in our firm," said Juan Carlos de los Heros, Managing Partner.

Estudio Echecopar stood out in the following categories:

  • Firm of the Year in Peru, for the fifth straight year, recognizing its outstanding work and contribution to the promotion of inclusive policies and initiatives in the Peruvian legal field.

  • Firm of the Year in Career Development in Latin America, demonstrating its commitment to the professional growth and development of its lawyers and collaborators

  • Firm of the Year in Gender Diversity in Latin America, highlighting its focus on gender diversity and the promotion of an inclusive environment

María del Carmen Tovar, partner, was recognized for the second consecutive year as Arbitration Lawyer of the Year in Latin America. Her outstanding track record and skills in the arbitration field make her a leading figure in the legal community.

On the other hand, Baker McKenzie was also recognized as International Firm of the Year in Latin America, consolidating its position as a leading firm in the region.

"These awards are a clear affirmation of the exceptional accomplishments of our attorneys, as well as our Firm's innovative contributions and firm commitment to advancing gender equality in the legal industry," said Inés Baca, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Chair for Latin America.

To receive the awards on behalf of our Firm, Inés Baca, lead partner of the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee for Latin America, and María del Carmen Tovar, international arbitration partner, were present at the ceremony