Freshfields promotes 20 to partnership

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted 20 lawyers to the partnership in its annual promotions round, the same number as were promoted last year. This year’s promotions see more non-UK promotions than last year, with 15 partners made up outside of London, compared to 11 last year. There were four promotions in Hong Kong, two in New York and one in Dubai with the remainder spread across Europe. Senior partner Will Lawes said: ‘We’re very excited to have another talented group from a wide range of offices joining the partnership. We’re sure that they’ll all help us drive forward the business of the firm for years to come.” The details of the new partners are as follows: Corporate Doug Bacon (New York) Charles Ching (Hong Kong) Edward Freeman (Hong Kong) Michael Hilton (Dubai) Tobias Larisch (Düsseldorf) Yannick Piette (Paris) Farid Sigari-Majd (Vienna) Doug Smith (London) Patrick Tardivy (Paris) IP/IT Mark Parsons (Hong Kong) Dispute Resolution Matthew Bruce (London) Georgia Dawson (Hong Kong) Gabrielle Gould (New York) Martina de Lind van Wijngaarden (Frankfurt) Finance Ryan Beckwith (London) Mario Hüther (Frankfurt) Mandeep Lotay (Amsterdam) Geoff O’Dea (London) Michael Steele (London) Tax Vincent Daniel-Mayeur (Paris)

Freshfields promotes 20 to partnership Thu, Mar 29, 2012