Bird & Bird promotes 9 to Partner and names 15 new Counsel and 3 Legal Directors

03 May 2016

Bird & Bird announces the promotion of 9 partners across its global offices, with a further 15 promoted to Counsel and 3 to Legal Director.

Mostardini-Massimiliano Massimiliano Mostardini, Chairman at Bird & Bird said:" Congratulations to all of those promoted! They should be proud to be an essential part of the future of Bird & Bird, and I am sure they will continue to develop the story of our firm."
Kerr-David David Kerr, CEO at Bird & Bird added:" Fresh talent is integral to us achieving our vision of being the number one law firm acting for organisations being changed by technology and the digital world. That's why I am delighted that so many of our people have taken the next step in their careers at Bird & Bird."

The 9 new partners are:

Name Practice Location
Ali Ramadan  Corporate London
Antonio Cueto  Intellectual Property Madrid 
Jonathan Emmanuel Commercial London
David Allison  Intellectual Property Hong Kong / Beijing
Jan Berg  Corporate Stockholm
Nathalie Devernay  Employment Lyon 
Nick Aries Intellectual Property London
Roberto Camilli  Intellectual Property Milan
Tim Harris  Intellectual Property London

These appointments follow the promotion of Piotr Dynowski (Intellectual Property, Warsaw), Vojtech Chloupek (Intellectual Property, Prague) and Brent Springael (Tax, Brussels) to partner last November.

The 15 new Counsel are:

Name Office
Ottilia Boström Stockholm
Caroline Grotenfelt Stockholm
Paul Waszink The Hague
Ida Komorowska-Moj Warsaw
Marta Koremba Warsaw
Jolie Giouw Singapore
Cassandra Ow Singapore
Pin-Ping Oh Singapore
Sally Barber (Special Counsel) Sidney
Martin Conrads Hamburg
Catharina Klumpp Düsseldorf
Philipp Rastemborski Munich
Matthias Spilker Frankfurt
Nick Pearson Düsseldorf
Lars Rehl Copenhagen

In addition, the 3 new Legal Directors are:

Name Office
Barry Jennings London
Vijay Patel London
Shing Lo London