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Norton Rose Fulbright announces 51 partner promotions globally | Global law firm | Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright announces 51 partner promotions globally

April 27, 2015

Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has today announced a total of 51 partner promotions worldwide.

Female partners account for a significant percentage of all global promotions (19 out of 51 promotions, or 37per cent).

The appointments include nine promotions to the South African equivalent of director and a patent agent promotion in Canada, to the partnership.

The promotions are being made across ten of Norton Rose Fulbright’s global practice and industry groups; corporate, M&A and securities (15); banking and finance (11); dispute resolution and litigation (11); employment and labour (5); intellectual property (3); tax (2); antitrust and competition (1); regulation and investigations (1); occupational health, safety and security (1); and public interest (1).

Peter Martyr, global chief executive, Norton Rose Fulbright, commented:

'This year's promotions underline our strategy of continued investment in our core markets, and I am pleased to welcome the new partners and directors who will play a key role in our future. Our industry strengths continue to be the focus for our lawyers as a route to advising our clients on the matters that most affect them and, as such, these incredibly talented individuals will further support our clients and our own ambitions, representing the newest generation of leadership at Norton Rose Fulbright.”

Details of the global partner promotions are below.

Tassanai Kiratisountorn (banking and finance, Bangkok)
Nicky Davies, (banking and finance, Singapore)
Vicky Jones (banking and finance, Singapore)
Kate Sherrard (banking and finance, Singapore)
James Parker (corporate, M&A and securities, Hong Kong)
Allan Yee (corporate M&A and securities, Hong Kong)
Craig Loveless (corporate, M&A and securities, Singapore)
Stephen Woods (corporate, M&A and securities, Singapore)

Marshall Bromwich (corporate, M&A and securities, Brisbane)
Ben Smits (corporate, M&A and securities, Sydney)
Fiona Wallwork (corporate, M&A and securities, Sydney)
Tom Martin (occupational health, safety and security, Perth)

Robert Froehlich (corporate, M&A and securities, Calgary)
Trent Mercier (corporate, M&A and securities, Calgary)
Mathieu Deschamps (corporate M&A and securities, Montréal)
Evelyn Li (corporate M&A and securities, Toronto)
Heidi Reinhart (corporate M&A and securities, Toronto)
Rahool Agarwal (dispute resolution and litigation, Toronto)
Daniel McDonald (employment and labour, Toronto)
Jill Daley (intellectual property, Toronto)
Alexandre Daoust (intellectual property, Québec)

Matt Hardwick (banking and finance, London)
Alex Wass (banking and finance, Paris)
Karsten Kühnle (corporate, M&A and securities, Frankfurt)
Jan Jakob Peelen (dispute resolution and litigation, Amsterdam)
David Harris (dispute resolution and litigation, London)
Jason Hungerford (dispute resolution and litigation, London)
Katie Stephen (dispute resolution and litigation, London)
Charlotte Winter (dispute resolution and litigation, London)

South Africa
Desiree Reddy (banking and finance, Johannesburg)
Alishka Singh (banking and finance, Johannesburg)
Yushanta Rungasammy (corporate, M&A and securities, Johannesburg)
Ross Forgan (disputes resolution and litigation, Johannesburg)
Daniel McConnell (dispute resolution and litigation, Johannesburg)
Siphokazi Bosi (employment and labour, Durban)
Jonathan Jones (employment and labour, Johannesburg)
Sabu Sangoni (employment and labour, Johannesburg)
Liesl Williams (public interest, Johannesburg)

United States
Neely Agin (antitrust and competition, Washington, DC)
Bryon Farnsworth (banking and finance, Denver)
Anna Lee (banking and finance, New York)
Daniel Tristan (banking and finance, Houston)
Natasha Khan (corporate, M&A and securities, Houston)
Tarifa Laddon (dispute resolution and litigation, Los Angeles)
Mark Emery (dispute resolution and litigation, Washington, DC)
Jeffrey Webb (dispute resolution and litigation, San Antonio)
Shafeeqa Watkins Giarratani (employment and labour, Austin)
Daniel Leventhal (intellectual property, Houston)
Mark Faccenda (regulation and investigations, Washington, DC)
Robert Morris (tax, Houston)
Ron Scharnberg (tax, Houston)

For further information please contact:

Europe, Middle East and Asia
Heledd Phelps-Brown, Head of PR
Tel: +44 (0)20 7444 2890; Mob: Mob: +44 77 0297 1352

Candice Collins, Communications Manager
Tel: +27 (0)11 685 8630; Mob +27 (0)79 892 9369

Stuart Lennon, Marketing and Communications Manager, Asia
Tel +852 3405 2306; Mob +852 6462 3631

Alex Boxsell, Manager - Corporate Communications
Tel +61 2 9330 8165

Peter Zvanitajs, Public Relations Manager (English press)
Tel: +416 216 1871; Mob: +416 553 5789

Elisabeth Besson, Senior Public Relations Adviser (Québec region/French press)
Tel: T : +1 514.847.4349

Carole Guettier, Business Development Project Manager
Tel +33 1 56 59 52 75

Katrin Gneiting, PR and Communications Manager
Tel +49 (0)89 212148 339

The Netherlands
Judith Roelofs, Business Development Manager
Tel +31 20 4629305; Mobile +31 6 29594619

United States
Dan McKenna, Director of Media Relations
Tel: +1 713 651 3576

Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

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