Clifford Chance promotes 22 lawyers to partnership

May 4, 2010 Clifford Chance has announced this year’s promotions, making up 22 new partners across the London, New York, Dubai, Moscow, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Duesseldorf, Brussels, Moscow and Warsaw offices. This year’s promotions fugures are higher than last year, when 17 new partners were made up, but are down from 2008, when 35 were made up.

The litigation, corporate and finance practice groups have seen the biggest number of promotions, with six new partners in each group. Two of the new partners are in capital markets, and there is one new partner both the real estate and tax groups.

The details of the promotions are as follows:

Corporate
Han Ming Ho, Singapore
Nicholas Rees, London/Moscow
Stefan Sax, Frankfurt
Sumesh Sawhney, London
Torsten Syrbe, Moscow
Tim Wang, Beijing

Finance
John Dawson, London
Bert de Maeyer, Brussels
Anne Drakeford, London
John MacLennan, London
Loren Richards, Frankfurt
Jason Young, New York

Capital markets
Leng-Fong Lai, Tokyo
Gareth Old, New York

Litigation and dispute resolution
James Abbott, Dubai
Carlo Giampaolino, Rome
Cameron Hassall, Hong Kong
Alvin Khodabaks, Amsterdam
Michael Kremer, Dusseldorf
Kelwin Nicholls, London

Real estate
Daniel Kopania, Warsaw

Tax, pensions and employment
Avrohom Gelber, New York

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