Seven Aussie lawyers promoted to Big Six’s global partnership

Almost half of a global firm’s new partners are from the Asia Pacific region

Seven Aussie lawyers promoted to Big Six’s global partnership
Almost half of Ashurst’s newest partners are from the Asia Pacific region, with a seven-strong group representing Australia.

The Big Six firm announced 19 new partners across nine offices, with 53% coming from Europe and 47% coming from Asia Pacific. The UK and Australia – which includes offices in Brisbane, Perth, and Sydney – have seven promotions apiece.

Most of the new partners come from the corporate division of the firm (42%), followed by finance (32%) and disputes (26%). The practice groups with the most new partners are banking and corporate, with four partners each.

The new Ashurst partners by office are:

Brisbane

Alyssa Phillips, competition

Frankfurt

Nicolas Deuerling, real estate

Hong Kong

Chin Yeoh, corporate

London

Alex Biles, securities and derivatives

Ruth Buchanan, employment

Simon Bullock, corporate

Malcolm Charles, securities and derivatives

James Fletcher, corporate

Anthony Johnson, resources and utilities

Callum McPherson, banking

Madrid

Nick Pawson, banking

Paris

Nataline Fleury, employment

Perth

Andrew Gay, resources and utilities

Singapore

Jean Woo, banking

Sydney

Stuart Dullard, corporate

Adam Firth, dispute resolution

Andrew Rankine, intellectual property

Trent Sebbens, employment

Kenneth Tang, banking


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