Herbert Smith promotes 13 lawyers to partnership

April 28, 2011 Herbert Smith has promoted 13 lawyers to the partnership in its annual promotions round – down from 18 last year.

The firm has made up six lawyers in London, two in Hong Kong and one in each of its Beijing, Tokyo, Riyadh, Moscow and Madrid offices. Only three of the promoted lawyers are female.

Senior partner Jonathan Scott said: "All our new partners are highly talented lawyers who will bring new skills to our global partnership and serve the firm's clients well in coming years. The international spread of the promotions reflects the changing shape of the global economy, the importance of emerging markets and clients' needs to have advisers across the business centres of Europe, the Middle East and Asia."

The details of the promotions are as follows:
Melody Chen - US securities, Beijing
Alberto Frasquet - Corporate, Madrid
Amanda Hale - Technology, media and telecoms, London
Daniel Hudson - Corporate crime and investigations, London
Adil Hussain - Islamic finance, Riyadh (on secondment to associated firm Al Ghazzawi Professional Association)
Emma Kratochvilova - Contentious construction, Tokyo
Hilary Lau - Energy, Hong Kong
Rupert Lewis - Banking litigation, London
Danila Logofet - Energy, Moscow
Andrew Moir - Intellectual property, London
Andre Pretorius - EU/competition, London
David Rosen - Real estate, London
Jason Sung - Corporate, Hong Kong

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