Ashurst welcomes 11 new partners in latest promotions round

Ashurst has promoted 11 lawyers to the partnership across its offices in London, Europe and Asia.

Charlie Geffen
Charlie Geffen

The promotions include six in London, two in Paris and one each in Hong Kong, Milan and Tokyo. They are all men.

Ashurst senior partner Charlie Geffen said: “This year’s new partners are an extremely strong group and they’ve all proved their leadership credentials in a difficult market. We congratulate them and we’re confident that as partners they’ll make a substantial contribution to Ashurst’s future success.”

Last year the firm made up 10 lawyers, half of whom were in the UK and one of whom was a woman – Samantha Lake Coghlan (investment funds, London).

The new partners for 2010 are:


Dominic Batchelor, corporate
Nick Benham, finance
Mark Clarke, litigation

Jonathan Parry, corporate

Nick Stalbow, projects,
Simon Swann, tax


Michael Lancaster, finance

Christophe Lemaire, competition


Carloandrea Meacci, projects


Stuart Rubin, corporate
Harvey Weaver, projects