Clifford Chance focusses on Asia in 23-strong promotions round

May 4, 2011 Clifford Chance has announced the results of its 2011 partnership promotions round, elevating 23 lawyers to the partnership.

The promotions reflect a strategic goal of boosting the firm’s practice in Asia, making up 12 partners in Asia, eight of whom are based in China.

Managing partner David Childs said in a statement: “These new partners represent the future of the firm. They already play leading roles in the development of our business and in ensuring that Clifford Chance provides the most integrated high-quality client offer of any international law firm. The significant number of promotions in Asia this year, reflects the vibrant nature of our business in the region, which is further bolstered by the enthusiasm and dedication of these individuals.”
The details of the promotions are as follows

Corporate
Mo Al-Shukairy– Dubai
Neeraj Budhwani– Hong Kong
Kelly Gregory– Shanghai
Virginia Lee– Hong Kong
Glen Ma – Shanghai
Dessislava Savova– Paris
Narind Singh– London
Jeroen Thijssen– Amsterdam

Capital Markets
Matthew Fairclough– Hong Kong
Eduardo Garcia– Madrid
Johannes Juette– Singapore
Bruce Kahl – London
Hyun Kim – Hong Kong
Jean Thio – Shanghai

Finance
Paul Greenwell– Hong Kong
Sandy Hall – Abu Dhabi
Maggie Lo – Beijing
Dauwood Malik– Hong Kong
Merrick White– Singapore

Litigation/Dispute resolution
Helen Carty – London
Antonio Golino– Milan

Tax, pensions and employment
Sonia Gilbert– London
Pablo Serrano– Madrid

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