Australia: Norton Rose announces 33 global promotions ahead of US combination
Last Updated: 4 May 2013
  • Follows on from eight Fulbright & Jaworski promotions

Leading international legal practice Norton Rose has today announced 33 partner promotions globally including, in South Africa, six promotions to director.

For the second consecutive year, female partners accounted for a strong percentage of all promotions (42% this year and 44% last year).

25 promotions were made across Norton Rose's three global practice groups of corporate (12), banking (7); litigation and dispute resolution (6) with a further three in employment and labour; two in antitrust, competition and regulatory; one in intellectual property and one in occupational health, safety and security. This year's promotions to partner also include Helen Masters, office of the general counsel in London, who has been with the practice for over 20 years and first qualified into commercial litigation following a traineeship at Norton Rose.

Peter Martyr, Global Chief Executive, Norton Rose, commented:

"The partner promotions reflect the international strength and diversity of our practice, which will grow again significantly in June when we combine with Fulbright & Jaworski."

Details of the international partner promotions are below.


Alison Baxter (banking, London)
Ian Giles (antitrust, competition and regulatory, London)
Sascha Grimm (corporate, Frankfurt)
Frank Henkel (corporate, Munich)
Eleanor Martin (banking, London)
Helen Masters (office of the general counsel, London)
Daniel Metcalfe (banking, London)
Katrin Scheicht (employment and labour, Munich)
Andrea Spellerberg (banking, Munich)
Maren Stölting (corporate, Munich)


Wilson Ang (litigation and dispute resolution, Singapore)
Winnie Chan (corporate, Hong Kong)


Chris Cruikshank (banking, Sydney)
Nigel Deed (corporate, Sydney)
Andrew Riordan (litigation and dispute resolution, Melbourne)
Alena Titterton (occupational health safety and security, Canberra)
Dominic Townsend (corporate, Brisbane)


Dominic Dupoy (litigation and dispute resolution, Montréal)
Andres Garin (litigation and dispute resolution, Montréal)
Karen Jensen (employment and labour, Ottawa)
Ryan Keays (corporate, Calgary)
Allison Kuntz (litigation and dispute resolution, Calgary)
Pierre-Christian Labeau (corporate, Québec City)
Marianne Plamondon (employment and labour, Montréal)
Anna Wilkinson (intellectual property, Toronto)

South Africa

Jason van Dijk (antitrust, competition and regulatory, Cape Town)
Sandile Khoza (litigation and dispute resolution, Durban)
Ismail Laher (corporate, Johannesburg)
Zano Nduli (corporate, Johannesburg)
Christina Pretorius (corporate, Johannesburg)
Christine Rodrigues (banking, Johannesburg)

Middle East

Paul Mansouri (banking, Abu Dhabi)

Latin America

Sergio Casinelli (corporate, Caracas)

On 3 June, Norton Rose will combine with leading US law firm Fulbright & Jaworski which recently announced eight promotions to partner across five of its US offices, and one promotion in Hong Kong.

With 3800 lawyers and 54 offices, including 11 in the USA, Norton Rose Fulbright will be one of the world's largest legal practices, with significant depth of expertise in all leading business and financial centres globally.

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