Dentons announces light promotions round for UK

March 30, 2018 Dentons has announced its promotions round, with 36 lawyers being made up globally, but just five in the UK.

Of the five UK promotions, four are at Dentons’ London office: Christopher Graf, Christopher Thomson, Simon Elliott, and Tessa Blank. The fifth new member is construction lawyer Jane Miles of the Milton Keynes branch.

UK & Middle East CEO Jeremy Cohen highlighted that in the last year the firm has also made over 50 partner hires, but that “investing in the next generation” is a value the firm adheres to.

Partner promotions in full:

UK
Tessa Blank, dispute resolution and insolvency, London
Simon Elliott, TMT, London
Christopher Graf, competition, London
Christopher Thomson, energy, London
Jane Miles, construction, Milton Keynes

Europe
Dirk-Jan Gondrie, real estate, Amsterdam
Xiaoyi Tang, competition and antitrust, Brussels
Thomas Voss, tax, Frankfurt
Davide Traina, dispute resolution, Milan
Konstantin Tretyakov, dispute resolution, Moscow
Eleanor Johnson, real estate, Prague
Tomas Osička, banking and finance, Prague
Marketa Tvrdá, real estate, Prague
Piotr Staniszewski, real estate, Warsaw

Canada
Morgan Deacon, dispute resolution, Edmonton
Mandy England, trusts, Edmonton
Justine Lee, dispute resolution, Edmonton
Simon Gauthier, corporate, Montréal
Chase Irwin, corporate, Ottawa
Michael Beeforth, dispute resolution, Toronto
Matthew Curtis, employment and labour, Toronto
Jordan Schultz, restructuring, Vancouver

US
Amanda Leech, corporate, Atlanta
Ashley Cox, real estate, Chicago
Kelli Wikoff, tax, Kansas City
Curtis Stefanak, corporate, New York
Kristen Weil, dispute resolution, New York
Susan Banks, health care, Washington DC
Alanna Clair, commercial litigation, Washington DC
Melissa Gomez Nelson, white collar, Washington DC
Benjamin Keane, federal regulatory and compliance, Washington DC

Latin America
Diego Campa, energy, Mexico City

Asia-Pacific
Glenda Lee, corporate, Singapore
Valmiki Nair, corporate, Singapore
Mohamad Rizuan Bin Pathie, corporate, Singapore
Cameron Steele, tax, Sydney

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