Magic Circle firm Linklaters announces 25 new Partner promotions 


Linklaters announces the election of 24 new Partners and a senior consultant across 10 jurisdictions. The promotions take effect on 1 May 2016.

The new appointments cover 10 areas of practice. Fifteen of these promotions are based outside London with nine promoted from the role of counsel.

Robert Elliott, Linklaters’ Chairman and Senior Partner, said:

“The technical and commercial know-how of this year’s new partner cohort is exceptional. The development of their talents and potential at partner level will bring new strength to the firm, ensuring continued excellence and client satisfaction.”

The new partners are:

  • Will Aitken-Davies, Mainstream Corporate, London
  • Silke Bernard, Investment Management Group, Luxembourg
  • Alex Bidlake, Mainstream Corporate, Hong Kong
  • Cyril Boussion, Tax, Paris
  • Frank Cui, Banking, Hong Kong
  • Neil Dixon, Capital Markets, London
  • Mark Drury, Capital Markets, London
  • Thomas Elkins, Competition/ Antitrust, Paris
  • Andrew Ford, Investment Management Group, New York
  • Ros Gallagher, Dispute Resolution, London
  • Philip Goss, Pensions, London
  • Jonathan Horan, Capital Markets, Hong Kong
  • Ian Hunter, Mainstream Corporate, London
  • Jann Jetter, Tax, Munich
  • Georgina Kon, TMT IP, London
  • Terence Lau, Capital Markets, Hong Kong
  • Barbara Lauer, Capital Markets, Frankfurt
  • Mario Pofahl, Mainstream Corporate, Frankfurt
  • Mees Roelofs, Banking, Amsterdam
  • Oliver Sceales, Banking, London
  • Alexander Shopov, Capital Markets, London
  • Justin Tang, Dispute Resolution, Hong Kong
  • Tom Watkins, Real Estate, London
  • Niclas Widjeskog, Dispute Resolution, Stockholm

Promotion to senior consultant:

  • Eric Liu, Mainstream Corporate, Beijing

Linklaters is also pleased to announce the appointment of 35 counsel with effect from 1 May 2016.

Source: LinkLaters

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