Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Madhavi Gosavi as head of banking and finance for Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA), effective January 1, 2022.
Madhavi will succeed Chris Brown, who has held the leadership role since 2019. With her appointment, Madhavi will also assume a position on the firm’s EMEA management committee. She joins four new committee members, including head of Hong Kong Psyche Tai, head of Singapore Yu-En Ong, head of Paris George Paterson and global co-head of information governance, privacy and cybersecurity Ffion Flockhart.
Madhavi Gosavi commented: “I am excited and enthused to take over the leadership of our EMEA banking and finance team which is one of the leading practices in the market. The opportunities for Norton Rose Fulbright ahead are vast and I am look forward to working with our clients and our banking partners to build on our global platform.”
Peter Scott, managing partner, Europe, Middle East and Asia, commented: “At a time of profound change for our firm and our clients, we need strong and dynamic leadership to drive forward our banking and finance practice. Madhavi is an outstanding lawyer and, with her wealth of experience, we will continue to deepen our capabilities and enhance the value we provide to clients.
“We are also delighted to welcome four new members to our EMEA management committee whose practice and management experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow our firm for the future, drive collaboration and help our clients navigate their most pressing challenges around the world.
“In line with our commitment to improve diversity at all levels in our business, it’s great that we have achieved equal representation of men and women in our new leadership team with over a third of members from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds.”