KWMSJB adds nine Euro promotions to growing partnership

King & Wood Mallesons has made up 26 new partners across its network since last July, including nine latest promotions in Europe and the Middle East.

Among the 26 newly promoted partners, 10 are in China, seven in Australia and nine across Europe and the Middle East. The promotions in Australia and China were first announced last year and have come into effect with different dates.

The nine new partner promotions in the legacy SJ Berwin network will take effect on 1 May 2014.

Corporate, dispute resolution and real estate practice groups saw the largest number of lawyers elected to partnership, with seven, four and three promotions respectively. Other areas of promotions include banking and finance, tax, international trade, securities, intellectual property, competition and regulatory.

Women make up 35 per cent of the total number.

In Europe and Middle East, the promotion number has increase by four from last year’s five prior to SJ Berwin’s combination with King & Wood Mallesons (19 April 2013).

 London, Munich and Dubai have each made up two, while three have stepped up in Paris.

King & Wood Mallesons’s partnership promotions in full:

Australia (effective on or before 1 January 2014)

Paul Schroder, corporate, Sydney

Claire Rogers, banking and finance, Sydney

Nathan Collins, banking and finance, Perth

Katherine Vines, projects and real estate, Perth

Mark Bayliss, projects and real estate, Sydney

Juliana Jorissen, dispute resolution, Perth

Jerome Tse, tax, Sydney

China (effective 3 April 2014)

Rong Fan, corporate, Beijing

Jingchuan Zhao, corporate, Beijing

Hui Li, patent, Beijing

Ke Jiang, international trade, Beijing

Ya Peng, dispute resolution, Beijing

Hui Xu, securities, Shanghai

Guojun Ye, securities, Hangzhou

Ming Yang, corporate, Hangzhou

Haidi Teng, dispute resolution, Shenzhen

Jun Sha, dispute resolution, Guangzhou

Europe & Middle East (effective 1 May 2014)

Martin Brockhausen, international funds, Munich

Tom Calnan, real estate, Dubai

David Fitzgerald, corporate, London

Joe Newitt, corporate, London              

William Robert, corporate, Paris

Gretchen Scott , commerce and technology, Dubai office

Pierre-Louis Sevegrand-Lions, corporate, Paris

Natasha Tardif, EU, competition and regulatory, Paris

Axel Walz, intellectual property, Munich