Allen & Overy has announced the promotion of three new partners, six new counsel and nine senior associates in Luxembourg, effective from 1 May 2022. Over half of the new promoted lawyers are women. The new partners are Thomas Berger (Litigation), Sylvain Cailleau (Corporate) and Catherine Di Lorenzo (IP, data and tech). The new partners are part of a global partners promotion round of 39 lawyers, with a total of 17 of the firm’s offices represented.
Promoted to counsel are Guilhèm Becvort (Tax), Laurent Goyer (Corporate), Sandy Mammola (Banking), Jennifer Rouault (Funds), Johanna Tschurtschenthaler (Tax) and Victoria Woestmann (Corporate).
Allen & Overy also promotes to Senior Associate Joachim Apra (Corporate), Guillaume Foillard (Corporate), Samara Hiscock (Tax), Ruslana Hrischeva (ICM/Banking), Nicolas Madelin (ICM/Banking), Alexis Poisson (ICM/Banking), Sibylle Vieille-Cessay (Corporate), Zuzana Weber-Hurarova (ICM/Banking) and Stéphanie Yiolitou (Tax).
Office Senior Partner Patrick Mischo comments: “This new round of promotions marks a personal achievement and recognition of many years of hard work and dedication to our clients in the Luxembourg market. I’d like to express my gratitude to each of the promoted lawyers and I am confident that this formidable team will further strengthen our full-service legal offering and our reputation as a leading international law firm.”
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