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CMS announces 31 partner and two director promotions globally

Frankfurt, 29 April 2016. CMS has added 31 partners across 22 offices globally, in addition to two director appointments in Scotland. Women represent over 39% of the firm’s promotions, spread across a number of practice areas and jurisdictions.

CMS Executive Chairman Cornelius Brandi adds, “Expanding and deepening our expertise so that we can deliver a first-class client service is key to CMS’s future success. With the naming of 31 new partners in 22 offices, we continue to ensure that our clients receive the support they need, both in their own jurisdictions and across borders.”

Partner promotions across CMS for 2016 include:

Banking & International Finance
Curra Munuera (Madrid, Spain)
Elitsa Ivanova (Sofia, Bulgaria)
Jenny Allan (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Corporate and Commercial
Alexandra Rohmert (Paris, France)
Darina Baltadjieva (Sofia, Bulgaria)
Jack Letson (Glasgow, United Kingdom)
Marija Tesic (Belgrade, Serbia)
Mirko Daidone (Tirana, Albania)
Nick Blair (London, United Kingdom)
Olga Belyakova (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Dr. Richard Mayer-Uellner (Cologne, Germany)
Tessa Penninks (Utrecht, Netherlands)

Competition & EU
Raško Radovanović (Belgrade, Serbia)

Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Jean-Fabrice Brun (Paris, France)

Employment and Pensions
Audrey Bertolotti (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Carsten Domke (Frankfurt, Germany)
Dr. Jens Winter (Vienna, Austria)

Energy, Environment, Projects and Construction
Graeme Clubley (Aberdeen, United Kingdom)
Jeremie Witt (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Piotr Ciolkowski (Warsaw, Poland)
Sarah King (London, United Kingdom)


Restructuring & Insolvency
Alexandre Bastos (Paris, France)
Daniel Kamke (Düsseldorf, Germany)
Carole Dessus (Lyon, France)

Real Estate
Caroline van Hulsteijn (Utrecht, Netherlands)

Anne-Sophie Rostaing (Paris, France)
Tobias Schneider (Stuttgart, Germany)

Technology, Media and Communications
Dr. Reemt Matthiesen (Munich, Germany)
Rogier de Vrey (Utrecht, Netherlands)
Tom De Cordier (Brussels, Belgium)

John Craske and Fiona Letham, who lead the Legal Services Unit (LSU) at CMS, have also been promoted to the role of ‘LSU Director’, with effect from 1 May. The LSU currently comprises 30 paralegals, located in Glasgow and Edinburgh, and in the three years since its launch has more than tripled in size.

The LSU was set up in response to the needs of CMS clients who wanted innovative resourcing solutions and better value from their legal advisers, particularly around the resourcing of repeat, volume and process led legal work. The team provides legal support services to CMS lawyers and clients in the UK and internationally.

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Press Release 31 partner, 29/04/2016
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