Global firm promotes 20 to partner in first post-merger promotion round

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Eversheds Sutherland has announced its first batch of new partners after its transatlantic merger, promoting 20 lawyers from nine countries to the partnership.

Of the new partners, six are women. Most of the promotions come from the firm’s company commercial practice group (14), followed by litigation and dispute management (4), and real estate (2).

Among the new partner promotions, 10 are from outside of the UK. The firm promoted new partners in Austria, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, and the United Arab Emirates. The firm has also promoted eight legal directors in the UK.

The new Eversheds Sutherland (International) new partners, by practice area, are:

Company commercial

    Giulia  Bramanti, Milan

    Paul Castle, Leeds

    Clint Dempsey, Dubai

    Catherine Detalle, Paris

    Louis-Narito Harada, Paris

    Lena-Sophie Kaltenegger, Vienna

    James Lindop, London

    Elizabeth Marshall, Leeds

    Paul Moloney, Hong Kong

    Lutz Schreiber, Hamburg

    Theresa-Marie Stodell, Birmingham

    Mark Taylor, Birmingham

    Ash Woodcock, Nottingham 

Real estate

    Tom Birchall, Birmingham

    Matthew Storer, Birmingham

Litigation and dispute management

    Stephen Barry, Dublin

    Gregory Buckley, Manchester

    Sarah Naylor, Manchester

    Wesley Pydiamah, Paris

The firm’s new legal directors, by practice areas in the UK, are:

Human resources

    Jason French-Williams, Cardiff

    Robert Gray, Manchester

    Wie-Men Ho, Birmingham

    Sally Isaacs, Cardiff

    Amanda Smith Group, Birmingham

Litigation and dispute management

    Chris Buddle, Leeds

    Louise Howarth, Nottingham

    Glenn Newberry, Cardiff

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