Norton Rose promotes 23 to counsel

May 17, 2010 Norton Rose has promoted 23 lawyers to counsel in the firm’s first round of counsel promotions since the merger with Australia's Deacons. Of the 23, five lawyers have joined the firm's special counsel ranks in Sydney and Melbourne.

Three lawyers were promoted in the Paris office, while there were two new counsel in each of the Italy, Germany and Bahrain offices, and one in each of the Hong Kong, Singapore, Warsaw and Amsterdam offices.

Seven of the promotions are in dispute resolution, six in banking, six in corporate - including two in insurance - two in tax, one in real estate, and one in competition.

The details of the counsel promotions are as follows:

Special counsel

Dispute resolution
Ben Allen - Sydney
Dean Kambovski - Melbourne
Dylan McKimmie - Melbourne

Insurance
Toby Biddle - Sydney
Nicholas Andrew - Sydney

Of counsel

Banking
Andrea Sassi - Milan
Arun Velusami - London
Joanne Emerson - Bahrain
Selene Tan - Singapore
Arnaud Belisaire - Paris
Karine Tollemer - Paris

Corporate
Claire O'Donnell - London
Donatella De Lieto Vollaro - Milan
Petra Breur-van der Beek - Amsterdam
Sebastian Karpe - Frankfurt

Dispute resolution
Adam Vause - Bahrain
Charlotte Winter - London
Marie Kwok - Hong Kong
Malgorzata Patocka - Warsaw

Tax
Caroline Sommer - Paris
Frank Wietschorke - Frankfurt

Real estate
Karen Fielding - London

Competition
Totis Kotsonis - London

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