Legal Business

Baker & McKenzie and DLA Piper bet on Mexico’s growing legal market

DLA combines with local firm while Baker & McKenzie boosts its Mexican office

Mexico’s legal market has seen steady growth as President Enrique Peña Nieto’s package of reforms, including widespread tax breaks and the opening up of the energy sector to foreign companies, liberalises the economy. Last month saw both DLA Piper and Baker & McKenzie seek to capitalise on that growth by making strategic hires to broaden their offerings.