Australia: Norton Rose Fulbright announces 51 partner promotions globally
Last Updated: 7 May 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.

Asia
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)

Australia
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)

Canada
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)

Europe
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)

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