Clifford Chance appoints 18 new partners
Clifford Chance, the international law firm, today announced the promotion of 18 lawyers to the partnership, from the firm’s 32-office global network. The total number of partners at Clifford Chance from 1 May 2004 will be 641.
Emma Davies, a Corporate lawyer based in Shanghai, and Frances Wong, a Finance lawyer based in Hong Kong, are two lawyers from the firm’s Asian practice who are promoted.
Peter Cornell, Clifford Chance’s Managing Partner commented,
‘I’m delighted to welcome these 18 lawyers into the partnership. They represent all practice areas within the firm and 10 of our worldwide offices. The wide spread of these appointments reflects the firm’s diversity and 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 the other 16 new partners.
Ian Bagshaw – Corporate, London
Marc Benzler – Finance Frankfurt
Frank Cimino – Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Washington DC
Jay Gavigan – Finance, New York
Fabio Guastadisegni – Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Milan
Arne Klüwer – Capital Markets, Frankfurt
Gilles Lebreton – Corporate, Paris
Kate McCarthy – Finance, Washington DC
Miguel Odriozola – Corporate, Madrid
Andreas Peter – Tax, Pensions & Employment, Munich
Hywel Robinson – Tax, Pensions & Employment, London
Julien Ruderman – Tax, Pensions & Employment, Paris
David F. Saleh – Tax, Pensions & Employment, London
Florian Schmitz – Corporate, Frankfurt
Simon Sinclair – Capital Markets, London
Tanja Svetina – Capital Markets, Milan