A&O promotes 16 lawyers across global network

March 2, 2014 Allen & Overy has promoted 16 lawyers to the partnership across its global network, with effect from 1 May 2014.

The International Capital Markets practice saw the greatest number of new partners, with six promotions in total. There were four promotions in each of the Litigation and Banking practices, and two promotions in the Corporate department.

Managing Partner Wim Dejonghe commented: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome these talented individuals to the partnership. This is a major achievement in any lawyer’s career, but their deep understanding of their clients and markets, their expertise and enthusiasm make them excellent candidates.”
The details of the promotions are as follows:

Australia – Perth
David Christensen – Banking

Australia – Sydney
Michael Shepherd – Litigation

Germany – Frankfurt
Martin Scharnke – ICM

Hong Kong
Amit Singh – ICM
Ross Stewart – ICM
Matt Bower – Litigation

Netherlands – Amsterdam
Katinka Middelkoop – Corporate

United Arab Emirates – Dubai
Michael Diosi – Banking
David Foster – Corporate
Bilal Ahmad – ICM

UK – London
Troy Edwards – Banking
Guy Antrobus – ICM
Luke Lewis – ICM
Alice Englehart – Litigation
Mahmood Lone – Litigation

USA – New York
Sami Mir – Banking

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