Norton Rose‘s finance department has dominated this year’s partnership promotions, accounting for more than half of the 15 associates made up to partner. The promotions are spread out across Norton Rose’s international offices, but Paris and London both tallied four new partners each. In London, all the promotions are in the banking department. James Dunnett, Madhavi Gosavi, Nick Prowse and John Wood will join Norton Rose’s partnership in May. Fellow banking lawyers Anne Lapierre and Owen Mulholland are being made up in Paris, along with finance specialist Anne-Sylvie Vassenaix Paxton and litigator Barthelemy Cousin.
The Court of Appeal last week clarified the duties of solicitors in reporting money laundering under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA). Lord Justices Brooke, Mance and Dyson were ruling in the case of Bowman v Fels. During the course of legal proceedings over the ownership of a house, Jennifer Bowman’s solicitors, Levine Mellins […]