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Eversheds Sutherland appoints Léon Wolters as partner in Germany - 31 new international partners

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    Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that it has made 31 partner promotions in its offices in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa with effect from 1 May 2022. 65% of Eversheds Sutherland’s new partners are female. In Germany, Léon Wolters has been appointed as partner. In addition, three counsel promotions have been announced.

    "On behalf of Eversheds Sutherland, I would like to congratulate Léon Wolters and our three colleagues on these important milestones in their careers. With their excellent work, profound expertise and distinct industry focus, they have significantly helped our clients to tackle their legal and commercial challenges", says Dr. Alexander Niethammer, Managing Partner of Eversheds Sutherland Germany. "We are proud to be able to sustainably invest in our aspiring talents and thus to continue our dynamic growth."

    Léon Wolters (employment and labour law, Hamburg) advises on all aspects of individual and collective labour law. He focuses on representing companies in restructurings, in particular regarding the negotiation of reconciliations of interests and social plans. He has comprehensive experience in advising international and medium-sized companies in conflicts with works councils and trade unions, including the conduct of conciliation committee proceedings. In addition, Léon Wolters advises start-ups on corporate structuring as well as design of employee participation and accompanies platform companies in the structuring of labour law frameworks.

    Lena Hommerich (labour and employment law, Hamburg), Dr. Christian Lindner (corporate/M&A) and Lars von Scheven (labour and employment law, both Munich) have been appointed as counsel.

    In December 2021 Eversheds Sutherland (US) announced the promotion of 15 new partners, which took effect on 1 January 2022.

    Eversheds Sutherland Partner promotions 2022:

    Company Commercial

    • Cristina Audran-Proca, Corporate (Paris)

    • Ben Brown, Corporate (London)

    • Elizabeth Coleman, Competition (London)

    • Rachel Cooper, Commercial (Nottingham)

    • Simon Davies, Corporate (London)

    • Sarah Duignan, Restructuring (Manchester)

    • Kelly Hutchesson, Commercial (Johannesburg)

    • Ceri-Ann McGraa, Corporate (London)

    • Stephen O'Reilly, Corporate (Cambridge)

    • Renand Pretorius, Commercial, (Port Louis, Mauritius)

    • Stefanie Sahla-Jones, Financial Services (London)

    • Samer Sarkis, Corporate (Doha)

    • William Spickett, Commercial (Nottingham)

    • Daniela Viaggio, Banking & Finance (Mailand)

    • Teresa Villarroya, Banking & Finance (Madrid)

    Employment, Labour & Pensions

    • Charlotte Cartwright, Pensions (London)

    • Nadia Froneman, Employment and Labour Law (Johannesburg)

    • Sally Isaacs, Employment and Labour Law (Cardiff)

    • Manon Lamotte, Employment and Labour Law (Paris)

    • Radek Matouš, Employment and Labour Law (Prague)

    • Léon Wolters, Employment and Labour Law (Hamburg)

    Litigation & Dispute Management

    • Tom Black, FSDI (Cardiff)

    • Giuseppe La Rosa, Administrative & Energy Regulations (Milan)

    • Ruth Paley, FSDI (London)

    • Victoria Savage, FSDI (Birmingham)

    • Alexander Whyatt, Real Estate Litigation (Doha)

    Real Estate

    • Laura-Beth Hutton, Planning (Nottingham)

    • Alex Shapland, Real Estate (Cardiff)

    • Jayne Speers, Real Estate (Manchester)

    • Charlotte Tanikal, Real Estate (Leeds)


    • Gemma Pendlebury, Real Estate Law (Cardiff)

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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