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CMS announces largest-ever global partner promotions

CMS has made up 49 new partners in 2019, marking the firm's largest-ever round of global partner promotions. The new partners span 23 cities across Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, and sit across a wide range of practice and sector groups. This year, women account for 47% of all CMS promotions globally.

CMS Executive Chairman Cornelius Brandi says:

“The law firm of the future will be different to the one today. Then, as now, people will always be the most important factor. Clients trust experts who can provide them with business-focused legal advice they can act on. All our newly-appointed partners have a deep understanding of the sectors and business environments our clients operate in and can provide them with the support they need to deal with existing and future challenges.”

The full list of new partners are:

Austria
Andrea Potz - Employment & Pensions (Vienna)

Belgium
Virginie Frémat - Corporate (Brussels)

Bulgaria
Dimitar Zwiatkow - Banking & Finance (Sofia)

Chile
Rodrigo Campero - Dispute Resolution (Santiago)

Croatia
Jelena Nushol - Banking & Finance (Zagreb)
Marija Zrno - Corporate/M&A (Zagreb)

France
Benoît Bailly - Tax (Paris)
Jean-Charles Benois - Tax (Paris)
Mathieu Daudé - Tax (Paris)
Bruno Dondero - Corporate/M&A (Paris)
Christophe Leclère - Tax (Paris)
Arnaud Reygrobellet - Banking & Finance, Commercial (Paris)               
Nicolas Riou - Tax (Paris)

Germany
Dr Daniel Otte - Corporate/M&A (Cologne)
Christoff Soltau - Competition & EU (Hamburg)
Dr Peter Wende - Dispute Resolution (Stuttgart)

Mexico
César Lechuga Perezanta - Corporate/M&A, Real Estate (Mexico City)
Luis Fernández Lagunas - Energy, Corporate/M&A (Mexico City)

Peru
Cecilia Vargas - Employment (Lima)
Miguel Viale - Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Project Finance (Lima)

Poland
Łukasz Dynysiuk - Corporate/M&A, Tax (Warsaw)
Marek Oleksyn - Intellectual Property (Warsaw)                                                                                  

Portugal
Fernando Cruz Trinca - Commercial (Lisbon)
Nuno Figueirôa Santos - Tax (Lisbon)

Slovakia
Petra Čorba Stark - Corporate/M&A (Bratislava)
Michal Hut'an - Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure (Bratislava) 

Ukraine
Tetyana Dovgan - Corporate/M&A (Kyiv) 

United Arab Emirates
Rob Flaws - Technology and Media (Dubai)

United Kingdom
Paula Kidd - Energy - Oil & Gas (Aberdeen)
Carol Nisbet - Real Estate (Aberdeen)
Robert Jones - Insurance - Contentious (Bristol)
Mark McMurray - Planning (Glasgow)
Jenny Walker - Infrastructure & Projects (Edinburgh)
Lauren Alder - Tax (London)
Gordon Anton - Corporate/M&A (London)
Lindsey Barrett - Real Estate (London)                                        
Johanna Clarke - Pensions (London)
Anna Cope - Employment (London)                                    
Caitlin Heard - Intellectual Property (London)                
Josie Hearnden - Real Estate Finance (London)   
Tom Jameson - Corporate/M&A (London)   
Eleanor Murray - Real Estate Disputes (London)                   
Jenny Nanalal - Financial Services & Products - Risk Transactions (London)  
Thomas Siggers - Banking & Finance - Corporate and leveraged finance (London)
Anna Soilleux-Mills - Technology & Media (London)
Pippa Tasker - Financial Services & Products - Regulatory (London)
Alaina Wadsworth - Insurance - Contentious (London)
Tanya Francis - Real Estate (Manchester)
Rebecca Roffe - Planning (Sheffield)

                          

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