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Taylor Wessing promotes bumper crop to partner" />Taylor Wessing has promoted a bumper crop of partners this year, with 19 getting the nod compared to 11 last year.
Germany emerged the winner with nine promotions in total. Six associates were promoted in London and four in Paris. The firm's partnership has swelled to 280 in total, with 104 based in the UK.
Taylor Wessing UK managing partner Michael Frawley said: "In what has been a difficult financial climate, their respective promotions send a positive message to the market that our practice continues to grow steadily in our key strategic areas of corporate, real estate and intellectual property."
Munich was the best office for promotions outside of London, receiving five new partners. The IP practice had five promotions in total, with just one based in London. Five corporate associates made partner with other promotions in practice areas including real estate, employment and private client.
The new partners are:
Omleen Ajimal Corporate Tax; London Anne-Laure Fonade Real Estate; Paris Ingo Gerdes Reconstruction & Corporate Recovery; Dusseldorf Dr. Axel Godron Corporate; Munich Andrew Goodman Private Client; London Dr. Gisbert Hohagen Intellectual Property; Munich Dr. Armin Hutner Real Estate; Munich Dr. Dietrich Kamlah Intellectual Property; Munich Dr. Lilian Klewitz-Haas Corporate; Munich Laurence Lapeyre Corporate; Paris Gareth Morgan Intellectual Property; London Marc Alexander Müller Employment; Hamburg Sam Nichols Construction; London Dr. Alexander Peinze Real Estate; Hamburg Anne Perrin Intellectual Property/IT; Paris Emmanuelle Porte Corporate; Paris Russell Van Praagh Corporate; London Robert Vidal Competition; London Dirk Wieddekind Intellectual Property; Hamburg