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14 April – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – International law firm Cl…

14 April – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – International law firm Clifford Chance LLP today announced the promotion of 30 lawyers to the partnership, from the firm’s 28-office global network. The new partners in Asia are:

* Scott Bache (Hong Kong) – qualified in Hong Kong and Australia;
specialises in restructuring and insolvency.
* Connie Heng (Hong Kong) – qualified in England & Wales, Hong Kong
and Singapore; specialises in international securities offerings, distressed
debt and structured finance.
* Ling Ho (Hong Kong) – qualified in Hong Kong and England & Wales;
specialises in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property.
* Joan Janssen (Singapore) – qualified in Singapore and England &
Wales; specialises in international debt and equity capital markets.
* Ting Ting Tan (Shanghai) – qualified in Singapore, England & Wales,
and New York; specialises in international banking and project finance.
Peter Cornell, Clifford Chance Managing Partner commented:
“I’m delighted to be able to admit 30 lawyers into the partnership this
year. They represent all practice areas within the firm and 11 of our
worldwide offices. The wide spread of these appointments reflects the
firm’s strong capabilities in all practice areas and demonstrates the
strength of our ability to meet the needs of our clients on a local,
regional and global level.”
The following list identifies the practice areas and office of each new
partner.
* Robin Abraham: Finance, Dubai
* James Anderson: Tax, Pensions & Employment, London
* Scott Bache: Finance, Hong Kong
* James Butters: Finance, London
* Jane Cheong Tung Sing: Real Estate, London
* Mike Crossan: Tax, Pensions & Employment, London
* Katrina Crosse: Litigation & Dispute Resolution, London
* Lounia Czupper: Capital Markets, Brussels
* Jean-Frédéric Gaultier: Litigation & Dispute Resolution,
Paris
* Christof Goldschmidt: Corporate, Frankfurt
* Matthew Grigg: Finance, London
* Connie Heng: Capital Markets, Hong Kong
* Ling Ho: Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong
* Emil Holub: Real Estate, Prague
* Richard Horowitz: Capital Markets, New York
* Rob Houck: Litigation & Dispute Resolution, New York
* Rod Howell: Finance, London
* Joan Janssen: Capital Markets, Singapore
* Faizal Khan: Finance, London
* Georg Linde: Corporate, Frankfurt
* Alex Lloyd: Capital Markets, London
* Kari McCormick: Litigation & Dispute Resolution, London
* Claudia Milbradt: Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Frankfurt
(shortly moving to Düsseldorf)
* Brendan Moylan: Corporate, London
* Sébastien Ryelandt: Litigation & Dispute Resolution,
Brussels
* Charlie Scibetta: Litigation & Dispute Resolution, New York
* Anthony Stewart: Tax, Pensions & Employment, London
* Ting Ting Tan: Finance, Shanghai
* Philip Wagman: Tax, Pensions & Employment, New York
* Christoph Witte: Corporate, Düsseldorf

The total number of partners at Clifford Chance from 1 May 2005 will be 582.

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