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Eversheds Sutherland announces 38 promotions to partner for 2020

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    Eversheds Sutherland announces that it has made 38 partner promotions across its International and Europe network. A total of 16 of these promotions are female which is in line with its goal to achieve 30% female representation at partner level by 2021.

    Two of the firm’s new UK partners are minority ethnic supporting our target of achieving 10% of UK partners of ethnicity by 2025.

    This year, there are 16 promotions in the Company Commercial practice group, nine in Litigation and Disputes, five in Real Estate and seven in Human Resources from 17 of its international offices in the UK, Europe, Asia and South Africa. The firm has also promoted 15 lawyers to Legal Director.

    Lee Ranson, CEO, Eversheds Sutherland (International) comments:

    “On behalf of the firm I congratulate this diverse group of talented lawyers on their respective promotions to partner and legal director. We are currently operating in a uniquely challenging global environment, but I know that our 2020 cohort will continue to deliver excellence in client service as they take this significant step in their careers.”

    Eversheds Sutherland Partner promotions 2020:



    • Manuel Boka, TMT, Data Protection (Vienna)
    • Chris Brooks, Banking (London)
    • Caroline Clapham, Corporate (London)
    • Andrew Davidson, Corporate & Commercial (Durban)   
    • Jubilee Easo Corporate (London)
    • Eve England, Commercial (Cardiff)
    • Dave Hughes, Commercial (Cambridge)
    • Roderick Lai, Corporate/M&A (Hong Kong)
    • Nikhil Lawton-Misra, Commercial (Johannesburg)
    • Michał Markowski, Banking & Finance (Warsaw)
    • Peter O'Neill, Corporate (Dublin)
    • Mark Roe, Corporate (London)
    • Lizzy Tindall, Corporate (Manchester)
    • Ben Tumelty, Banking (Birmingham)
    • Eben van Zyl, Mining and Infrastructure (Johannesburg)
    • Lara Wills, Corporate & Commercial (Durban)   


    • Tasso Anestidis, Employment (Johannesburg)
    • Julie Galbraith, Employment (Dublin)
    • Robert Gray, Employment (Manchester)
    • Marieke Koster, Employment (Rotterdam)
    • Jessie Uppal, Employment (Newcastle)
    • Refiloe Vengeni, Mining and Infrastructure (Johannesburg)
    • Clare Ward, Employment (Nottingham)

    L&DM PG        

    • Lucy Chadwick, Litigation Construction (London)
    • Phil Duignan, CDR (Manchester)
    • Maciej Jóźwiak, Litigation (Warsaw)
    • Eoin Mac Aodha, Litigation (Dublin)
    • Stephan von Marschall, CDR (Hamburg)
    • Deborah Polden, CDR (Leeds)              
    • Claire Randall-Smith, Litigation Construction (Manchester)
    • Gareth Vowles, FSDI (Cardiff)
    • Martin Ward, FSDI (Birmingham)


    • Sam Bhachu, Core Real Estate (Birmingham)   
    • Steven Dick, Core Real Estate (Edinburgh)
    • Clare Rudd, Core Real Estate (London)
    • Birgit Schleindl, Real Estate (Vienna)
    • Nicola Smith, Core Real Estate (Cardiff)


    • James Lewindon (Cardiff)

    Legal Directors


    • Lorna Doggett, Commercial (London)
    • Linda Kempe, Company Commercial (Stockholm)
    • Anne-Louise Lawrence, Restructuring (Birmingham)     
    • Jan Österman, Company Commercial (Stockholm)
    • Renate Bigler-Heiniger, Banking and Finance/Commercial (Zurich)


    • Gemma Hanley, Pensions (Leeds)


    • Jorge López, Public Law (Madrid)
    • Martin Rauber, Competition, EU and Trade (Zurich)
    • Ruth Paley, FSDI (London)
    • Edward Williams, CDR (Leeds)


    • Elizabeth Fevyer, Core Real Estate (Cardiff)                 
    • Karen Mutton, Planning (Nottingham)
    • James Stritch, Core Real Estate (London)
    • Francis Turley, Core Real Estate (Birmingham)


    • Jason Wilkinson, Evolve Insolvency (Leeds)      

    In December 2019 Eversheds Sutherland (US) announced the promotion of six new partners, which took effect on 1 January 2020.

    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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