Willkie Farr & Gallagher has promoted a Brazilian corporate and financial services partner to lead its Latin America practice after the group chair left for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Anna Martini Pereira, who is qualified in Brazil and New York, has been at Willkie Farr since she joined as a foreign associate in 2017 from Mattos Filho, Brazil’s largest law firm.