Baker & McKenzie elects two to management board

July 23, 2013 Baker & McKenzie has electing partners Monica Kurnatowska and Helen Bradley to its management board in London. The appointments are for a duration of two years, and bring the number of women on Bakers' eight-member UK board to three.

Kurnatowska and Bradley replace Peter Strivens and former London managing partner Gary Senior who step down after five and ten years on the committee, respectively.

Dispute resolution partner Tom Cassels was also re-appointed to a two-year term, joining chair and London managing partner Paul Rawlinson, HR director Martin Blackburn, chief finance officer Mark Carter, client and business development director Julia Hayhoe and general counsel Jonathan Westwell.

"Such a strong, talented and diverse management team gives me every confidence that Baker & McKenzie London is well placed to make the most of the opportunities and meet the challenges ahead," commented Rawlinson.

On the same day, Baker & McKenzie announced the promotion of 71 new partners worldwide, 32% of whom were female.

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