Herbert Smith promotes 18 lawyers to partnership

April 23, 2010 Herbert Smith has promoted 18 lawyers to the partnership, bringing their worldwide partner numbers to 272.

Senior partner David Gold said: “I congratulate our new partners. Together with the strong sector expertise and international experience that will support our strategic progress, they bring to the partnership that distinctive spread of contentious and transactional capability for which we are well known.

“We’ve enjoyed a good start to 2010, as demonstrated by our top ranking in the first-quarter M&A league tables and the string of high-calibre partners we’ve recruited over the last few months. This latest intake of talent into the partnership will help maintain our momentum and provides further grounds for our confidence in the future.”

The details of the new partners are as follows:

Hammad Akhtar, insurance (non-contentious)
Karen Anderson, financial services regulatory and litigation
Susannah Cogman, corporate crime and contentious regulatory Steve Dalton, energy
Kim Dietzel, EU/competition
Jeremy Garson, general commercial litigation
Nik Kiri, financial services regulatory and litigation
Chris Parker, arbitration
Simon Tysoe, energy
Tim West, investment funds
John Whiteoak, contentious restructuring and insolvency

Nina Bowyer, energy
Emmanuelle Cabrol, arbitration
Erwan Poisson, general dispute resolution

Gavin Margetson, general dispute resolution, Tokyo
Lewis McDonald, energy, Singapore
Paul Scarr, general corporate, Abu Dhabi
May Tai, arbitration, Shanghai

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