BLP favours London in 13-strong promotions round

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has made up 13 partners in its annual round of promotions, up from eight in 2010.

Neville Eisenberg
Neville Eisenberg

Nine of the new partners are in the firm’s London office, three are in Moscow and one is in Singapore. It is the firm’s largest round of promotions since 2006.

The appointments will take effect from 1 May.

Five partners were made up in corporate, three each in finance and litigation/dispute resolution and one apiece in real estate and tax.

BLP managing partner Neville Eisenberg said: “All of the new partners have done a great job for clients over the past few years and I’m delighted that we can recognise their talent by welcoming them into the partnership.

“Three of the new partners have been at BLP since their traineeship and a further three are associate directors, a good demonstration of the flexibility of our career development structure.”

The promotions in full are:

David Brotherton, finance (Singapore)

Yuri Chernobrivtsev, real estate (Moscow)

Joby Davies, litigation and dispute resolution (London)

Ekaterina Dedova, corporate (Moscow)

Richard Harbot, tax (London)

Vanessa Heap, finance (London)

Keely Hibbitt, corporate (London)

Ben Jones, corporate (London)

Nicholas Myatt, corporate (London)

Marcus Pearl, corporate (London)

Aaron Stephens, litigation and dispute resolution (London)

Mukhtiar Tanda, finance (London)

Elena Trusova, litigation and dispute resolution (Moscow)