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Salans has promoted four associates to partner, with two of the promotions in its Frankfurt office.
The two new partners in Frankfurt are Mike Danielewsky, a debt capital markets and debt restructuring expert who is a member of the firm’s banking and finance and restructuring teams, and litigator Bernd Hanowski. As an associate Hanowski was a member of the team which founded Salans’ Frankfurt office in 2008.
In Brussels, Bogdan Evtimov is made up. Evtimov is a competition and international trade lawyer.
The fourth new partner is tax lawyer Cezary Przygodzki, who is based in Warsaw.
Salans made 13 lateral hires in the UK, Germany, France and Spain in 2011 but also suffered the loss of seven partners and two consultants to US firm Locke Lord’s new London office (7 November 2011).
Meanwhile French firm August & Debouzy and Swiss firm Lalive have both promoted one lawyer to partner. August & Debouzy has made up corporate lawyer Julien Aucomte, while Lalive has promoted arbitrator Noradèle Radjai.