Norton Rose Fulbright announces 46 promotions globally

Global Press release - People January 2, 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has today announced 46 partner promotions worldwide. These promotions are effective as of January 1, 2019.

The promotions are being made across ten of Norton Rose Fulbright’s global practice groups: corporate, M&A and securities (13); banking and finance (10); antitrust and competition (4); intellectual property (4); dispute resolution and litigation (4); employment and labour (3); insurance (2); projects (2); real estate (2); risk advisory (1) and tax (1).

Female partners account for 39 per cent of the promotions globally (18 out of 46).

Peter Martyr, global chief executive commented:

“I am delighted to welcome the new partners who will play a key role in the future development of the business. These promotions underline our commitment to our industry strengths and practice areas. The partners will continue to support clients across our sectors and help achieve the firm’s global ambitions. Congratulations to all those promoted.”

Details of the partner promotions are below.

Australia – effective January 1, 2019

  • Claire Forster (antitrust and competition, Sydney)
  • Lisa Koch (banking and finance, Sydney)
  • Paulina Moncrieff (insurance, Sydney)

Canada – effective January 1, 2019

  • Chantal Arsenault (employment and labour - immigration, Montreal)
  • John Cassell (dispute resolution and litigation, Calgary)
  • Daniel Daniele (intellectual property, Toronto)
  • Bernard Gaudreau (tax, Quebec)
  • Emmanuel Grondin (corporate, M&A and securities, Montreal)
  • Caroline Larouche (dispute resolution and litigation, Montreal)
  • Matthew Lippa (banking and finance, Toronto)
  • Matthew Longstaff (banking and finance, Calgary)
  • Lincoln Mitchell (corporate, M&A and securities, Calgary)
  • Oliver Moore (real estate, Ottawa)
  • David Ng (intellectual property, Toronto)
  • Meghan Stewart (corporate, M&A and securities, Montreal)

Europe – effective January 1, 2019

  • Simon Cudennec (banking and finance, Paris)
  • Jan Duyvensz (dispute resolution and litigation, Amsterdam)
  • Matthew Foster (corporate, M&A and securities, London)
  • Sebastian Frech (corporate, M&A and securities, Munich)
  • Clementine Hogarth (corporate, M&A and securities, London)
  • Harriet Jones-Fenleigh (dispute resolution and litigation, London)
  • Hussain Kubba (corporate, M&A and securities, London)
  • Marco Niehaus (corporate, M&A and securities, Frankfurt)
  • Sophie O’Connor (corporate, M&A and securities, London)
  • Markus Radbruch (banking and finance, Munich)
  • Susanna Rogers (antitrust and competition, London
  • Caroline Thomas (antitrust and competition, London)
  • Lara White (corporate, M&A and securities, London)

Middle East – effective January 1, 2019

  • Louisa Lynch (real estate, Dubai)

United States – effective January 1, 2019

  • James M. Berger (projects, Los Angeles)
  • Brandon Byrne (corporate, M&A and securities, Dallas)
  • Joseph Giannini (banking and finance, New York)
  • Jorge Gutierrez (corporate, M&A and securities, Dallas)
  • Stephanie Leibe (banking and finance, Austin)
  • James V. Leito IV (insurance, Dallas)
  • Jamila S. Mensah (employment and labour, Houston)
  • Uyen Poh (banking and finance, New York)
  • Daniel Prati (intellectual property, Houston)
  • Benjamin Ratliff (banking and finance, Dallas)
  • Steven B. Roosa (risk advisory, New York)
  • Amanda L. Rosenberg (projects, Los Angeles)
  • Eliot Turner (antitrust and competition, Houston)

For further information, please contact Norton Rose Fulbright's global media team.

Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright 

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.

Recognized for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through its global risk advisory group, the firm leverages its industry experience with its knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, aiming to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see


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