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Freshfields elects 20 new counsel

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has announced the appointment of 20 individuals to counsel, effective from 1 May 2018. The promotions reflect the strength of our global talent and include individuals from Brussels, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Moscow, New York, Paris, Singapore, Vienna and Washington, D.C.

These appointments recognise the significant talent and hard work shown by these senior lawyers from across our firm. The role of counsel is the most senior legal role in the firm below that of partner. The key requirements for the role are that an individual has exceptional legal expertise and excels in providing a professional service to clients.

The list of appointments is set out below:

Antitrust Competition and Trade
Enrique Carrera, Madrid
Maria Dreher, Vienna
Lilly Fiedler, Berlin
Aude Guyon, Paris
Justin Stewart-Teitelbaum, Washington, D.C.
Thomas Wilson, Brussels
Alicia van Cauwelaert, Brussels

Global Transactions
Jeremy Barr, New York
Charlotte Evans, Singapore
Ludwig Hartenau, Vienna
Moritz Heidbuechel, Frankfurt
Marvin Knapp, Hamburg
Michael Leicht, Frankfurt

Dispute Resolution
Stephanie Brown Cripps, New York
Leilah Bruton, London
Ruby Hamid, London
Jonathan Wong, Hong Kong
Alexey Yadykin, Moscow
Natalia Marina Zibibbo, New York

People and Reward
Satya Staes Polet, Brussels


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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 ground-breaking 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 multi-national expertise and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.