Bakers promotes 63 to partner worldwide, three in London

Baker & McKenzie has promoted 63 lawyers to its global partnership, with three coming in London.

Nearly half of Baker’s global partnership promotions have come from Asia this year, with two corporate partners and one finance partner made up in the UK.

The total of 63 lawyers promoted worldwide is slightly down on last year’s 71 promotions, with the London tally up to three from two last year.

Corporate lawyers Emily Carlisle and Nick O’Donnell and finance lawyer Lynn Rosell Rowley join the partnership effective 1 July, bringing the total number of partners in the City to 86. 

Forty-four per cent of this year’s partnership promotions came from offices in Asia Pacific, with two additional partners promoted to the firms Tokyo office following an expansion at the 2012 beginning of the year (5 Jan 2012).

The firm has opened a number of new offices in the last year, launching a base in South Africa last month (29 May 2012) with lawyers, staff and partners from Dewey & LeBoeuf’s defunct Johannesburg office. 

The newly elected partners are as follows:

Asia Pacific (28)

Susie Beaumont (Jakarta) – employment

Pierre Chan (Hong Kong) – tax

Iqbal Darmawan (Jakarta) – securities

Miguel Galvez (Manila) – dispute resolution

Anna Gamvros (Hong Kong) – IT and communications

Nont Horayangura (Bangkok) – intellectual property

Hao-Ray Hu (Taipei) – banking and finance

Anna (Li-Jung) Hwang (Taipei) – dispute resolution

Clara Ingen-Housz (Hong Kong) – antitrust and competition

Muhammad Karnova (Jakarta) – energy, mining and infrastructure

Winton Kim (Hong Kong) – M&A

Angeline Lee (Singapore) – intellectual property

Simon Leung (Beijing) – banking and finance

Ean Mac Pherson (Tokyo) – Energy, Mining & Infrastructure

Kei Matsumoto (Tokyo) – intellectual property; IT and communications

Daniel Middleton (Melbourne) – energy, mining and infrastructure

Philippa Murphy (Melbourne) – dispute resolution

Enzo Pan (Taipei) – M&A

Theerapab Punyasakhon (Bangkok) – banking and finance

Bulin Sanooj (Bangkok) – corporate; energy, mining and infrastructure

Howard Shiu (Taipei) – employment

Panya Sittisakonsin (Bangkok) – tax

Benja Supannakul (Bangkok) – banking and finance

Allen Tan (Singapore) – tax

Aek Tantisattamo (Bangkok) – tax

Dominic Wai (Hong Kong) – dispute resolution

David Walter (Sydney) – dispute resolution

Hsian Siong Yong (Kuala Lumpur) – M&A

Europe, Middle East & Africa (20)

Christian Atzler (Frankfurt) – M&A

Michael Bartosch (Munich) – M&A

Geert Bovy (Brussels) – trade and commerce

Emily Carlisle (London) – corporate

Mariëlle Daudt (Amsterdam) – employment

Morvarid Dorkhan (Stockholm) – antitrust and competition

Marcin Fijalkowski (Warsaw) – intellectual property

Alexander Fischer (Zurich) – banking and finance; M&A

Alexander Gomonov (Moscow) – M&A

Anne-Catherine Hahn (Zurich) – dispute resolution

Heiko Haller (Frankfurt) – dispute resolution

Rodolfo La Rosa (Rome) – M&A

Franz Clemens Leisch (Munich) – corporate

Holger Lutz (Frankfurt) – IT and communications

Philipp Maier (Vienna) – employment

Nick O’Donnell (London) – M&A

Juan Rodes (Barcelona) – M&A

Lynn Rosell-Rowley (London) – banking and finance

Mireia Sabate (Barcelona) – employment

Laetitia Ternisien (Paris) – employment

Latin America (6)

Juliana Assis (São Paulo) – tax

Gledson Campos (São Paulo) – dispute resolution

Jorge Gutierrez (São Paulo) – M&A

Mirco Hilgers (Santiago) – energy, mining and infrastructure

Felipe Lamb (Porto Alegre) – M&A

Mariana Vito (São Paulo) – tax

North America1(9)

Sarah Harris (Chicago) – corporate and securities

Kirsten Malm (San Francisco/Palo Alto) – tax

Lee McIntyre (Houston) – corporate and securities

Julia Medynskaya (New York) – tax

John Paek (New York) – tax

Jennifer Partee (Chicago) – employment

W. Barton Rankin (Dallas) – intellectual property

Aaron Rice (Chicago) – corporate and securities

Sarah Winston (Chicago) – real estate