Freshfields Elects 37 New Counsel

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (˜Freshfields) has announced the promotion of 37 new counsel, across its practices around the world. These promotions will be effective on 1 May 2019.

Promotions to the role of counsel recognise the significant talent and hard work shown by senior lawyers across the firm. Counsel is the most senior legal role in the firm below that of partner and requires exceptional legal expertise and delivering an excellent experience to our clients.

Edward Braham, Senior Partner, Freshfields said: Our new counsel have demonstrated outstanding commitment to our clients, our people and our culture. I am delighted we are recognising such an exceptional and international group this year. We wish them all the best in this next stage in their careers.

The list of appointments is set out below:

Antitrust Competition and Trade

Francois Gordon, Paris
Sarah Jensen, London
Jenn Mellott, Brussels
Alvaro Pliego Selie, Amsterdam
Jan Rybnicek, Washington DC
Ermelinda Spinelli, Milan
Marie-Claire Strawbridge, London
Maren Tamke, Berlin

Dispute Resolution

Kathrin Asschenfeldt, Hamburg
Natalia G³mez, Madrid
Kate Gough, London
David Livshiz, New York
Rob McCallum, New York
Sam Prevatt, New York
Lutz Riede, Vienna
Gis¨le Stephens-Chu, Paris
Anne-Laure Vincent, Paris
Rob Whitener, Frankfurt

Global Transactions

Hendrik Braun, Frankfurt
Katharina Crinson, London
Igor Dovgaliouk, Amsterdam
Judit Gajdics, Munich
Gabriel Glover-Bondeau, Paris
Janina Heinz, Frankfurt
Heiko Jander-McAlister, Hamburg
Brian Lewis, New York
Steph Maguire London
Mirko Masek, Hamburg
Saad Mian, Dubai
Lucas Schweitzer, Hamburg
Carole Steiml, Paris
Christina Zapf, Frankfurt


Gerrit Beckhaus, Hamburg
Felix Netzer, Frankfurt


Sarah Bond, London
Andre Happel, Frankfurt
Ayk Meretzki, Hamburg


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About Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world’s leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on groundbreaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local firms. Our commitment, local and multinational expertise, and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.

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