Partner numbers reach 150 for first time in 250 years
January 2013: LawFuel.com – American Law Firm News – Osborne Clarke’s international offices have been strengthened with six new partners, including five promotions and one lateral hire. The tally includes three promotions in Spain, one in Germany and one promotion and a lateral hire in Italy. The promotions mean that, for the first time ever, Osborne Clarke has 150 partners.
The newly promoted partners are:
• Ignacio Calero: Corporate (Barcelona, Spain)
• Silvia Steiner: Commercial & Competition (Barcelona, Spain)
• Eva Otaegui: Employment (Barcelona, Spain)
• Daniel Stein: Commercial (Cologne, Germany)
• Piero Viganò: Energy (Milan, Italy)
In Italy OC has also recruited Real Estate partner, Simone Monesi, from Latham & Watkins’ Milan office. Simone brings a wealth of corporate experience to OC Italy’s Real Estate team, which is experiencing strong growth.
Tomás Dágá, Chair of Osborne Clarke’s International Council, said:
“Making Partner is no easy task and all of our recently promoted lawyers demonstrate exactly the sort of skill, expertise and commercial focus that our clients demand. It’s good to see five such talented lawyers joining and strengthening our European organisation.”
Ricardo Roversi, Osborne Clarke’s Italian Managing Partner commented on the arrival of Simone Monesi:
“Simone has a fantastic reputation as a leading Italian real Estate Lawyer and brings a wealth of experience to our team. His arrival further strengthens our Real Estate team, which is increasingly attracting high quality, high value work such as advising on the recent €100m acquisition of a major Milan office block.”
Simon Beswick, Chief Executive of Osborne Clarke, said:
“This partnership round demonstrates our commitment to developing and strengthening our international operations. Reaching 150 Partners is a real milestone that demonstrates our level of ambition in the market. This year will be an exciting one for OCI as we expect office openings in Paris and Brussels, which will give our clients access to quality advice in two further key locations.”