Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright announced today the appointment of Michael Godden as head of dispute resolution and litigation for Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA), effective April 1, 2020.
Michael succeeds Peter Scott, who moves into the role of Managing Partner for Europe, Middle East and Asia from today.
Michael Godden, a London-based banking and finance disputes partner, commented:
“I am honoured to take over the leadership of our EMEA dispute resolution and litigation team at what is an unprecedented time for our clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has one of the largest dispute resolution practices in the world and our clients will undoubtedly need our sector focused crisis management, risk management, investigations and dispute resolution skills over the coming year. I would like to thank Peter Scott for the outstanding contribution he has made to growing this important practice and aim to continue the legacy of his tenure and success of our talented team going forwards.”
Peter Scott, who led the EMEA dispute resolution and litigation team since 2016, said:
“Michael is an outstanding litigator who will undoubtedly drive forward our disputes practice, and I look forward to working with him in his new role as well as on our management committee.”
Michael joined Norton Rose Fulbright in 2007 and became a partner in 2009. His practice includes all aspects of banking and finance disputes as well as complex and high-value cross-border civil fraud, asset tracing and enforcement cases.