Three Aussie lawyers join global giant’s partnership

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Three Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers in Australia are among the 45 partners the global firm appointed in its most recent promotion round.

Matthew Ellis and Jyoti Singh, both from Melbourne, and James Morris, from Sydney, have been promoted to partner.

Most new partners are from Canada (12), followed by the US (11). Europe has 10 new partners.

The firm has appointed 41 new partners and four to the South African equivalent of director. Most of the firm’s new partners are from the corporate, M&A, and securities and the dispute resolution and litigation practices with 13 apiece.

They are followed by intellectual property (5), banking and finance (4), employment and labour (3), real estate (3), regulation and investigations (2), financial restructuring and insolvency (1), and tax (1). Of all promoted partners, 40% are women.

The new Norton Rose Fulbright partners by country are:

Australia (effective January 1, 2017)

    Matthew Ellis (dispute resolution and litigation, Melbourne)

    James Morris (banking and finance, Sydney)

    Jyoti Singh (corporate, M&A and securities, Melbourne)

Canada (effective January 1, 2017)

    Michael Bolitho (real estate, Calgary)

    James O’Sullivan (corporate, M&A and securities, Calgary)

    Elizabeth Williams (intellectual property, Calgary)

    Charles A Foucreault (Dispute resolution and Litigation, Montreal)

    Jamie Macdonald (Dispute resolution and Litigation, Ottawa)

    Peter MacTavish (employment and labour, Ottawa)

    Jean-Sébastien Cloutier (employment and labour, Québec)

    Pierre Duquette (Dispute resolution and Litigation, Québec)

    Jean-Nicolas Prévost (corporate, M&A and securities, Québec)

    Amy Grenon (intellectual property, Toronto)

    Maya Medeiros (intellectual property, Toronto)

    Michael Torrance (employment and labour, Toronto)

United States (effective January 1, 2017)

    Tamsen Barrett (intellectual property,  Austin)

    Paul Conneely (corporate, M&A and securities, Dallas)

    Andrea D’Ambra (dispute resolution and litigation, New York)

    Cori Annapolen Goldberg (regulation and investigations,  New York)

    Benjamin Koplin (regulation and investigations, Austin)

    Celeste Lawton  (tax, Houston)

    Jarrett Reed (real estate, Dallas)

    Eagle Robinson (intellectual property, Austin)

    Katherine Tapley (real estate, San Antonio)

    Will Troutman (dispute resolution and litigation, Los Angeles)

    Greg Wilkes (financial restructuring and insolvency, Dallas)

South Africa (effective April 1, 2017)

    Raynold Tlhavani (dispute resolution and litigation, Johannesburg)

    Peter Lamb (dispute resolution and litigation, Durban)

    Riccardo Petersen (dispute resolution and litigation, Johannesburg)

    Daniel Breier (dispute resolution and litigation, Cape Town) 

Europe (effective May 1, 2017)

    Nicholas Berry (corporate, M&A and securities, London)

    Heiko Bertelmann (corporate, M&A and securities, Hamburg)

    Victoria Birch (corporate, M&A and securities, London)

    Charlotte Henry (corporate, M&A and securities, London)

    Noleen John (corporate, M&A and securities, London)

    Neha Khosla (banking and finance, London)

    Claire O’Donnell (corporate, M&A and securities, London)

    Christoph Ritzer (dispute resolution and litigation, Frankfurt)

    Holly Stebbing (dispute resolution and litigation, London)

    Andrew Wood (banking and finance, London)

Middle East (effective May 1, 2017)

    Adjou Ait Ben Idir (corporate, M&A and securities, Dubai)

Asia (effective May 1, 2017)

    Vicky Lam (corporate, M&A and securities, Hong Kong)

    David Milligan (banking and finance, Hong Kong)

    Doris Ng (corporate, M&A and securities, Hong Kong)

    Peter Glover (dispute resolution and litigation, Hong Kong)*

* Date of relocation from London to be confirmed. Subject to regulatory approval.


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