Skip to content

Allen & Overy announces 16 partnership promotions for 2014

26 February 2014

Allen & Overy today announces the promotion of 16 lawyers to partner across its global network in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and North America. The promotions are effective from 1 May 2014.

Across the practice groups, International Capital Markets receives the largest intake of new partners with six promotions in total. This is followed by Litigation and Banking with four promotions each, and two promotions in the Corporate department.

Managing Partner Wim Dejonghe commented: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome these talented individuals to the partnership. This is a major achievement in any lawyer’s career, but their deep understanding of their clients and markets, their expertise and enthusiasm make them excellent candidates.

A full list of partner promotions by office and practice is included below.

Australia – Perth

David Christensen – Banking

Australia – Sydney

Michael Shepherd – Litigation

Germany – Frankfurt

Martin Scharnke – ICM

Hong Kong

Amit Singh – ICM

Ross Stewart – ICM

Matt Bower – Litigation

Netherlands – Amsterdam

Katinka Middelkoop – Corporate

United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Michael Diosi – Banking

David Foster – Corporate

Bilal Ahmad – ICM

UK – London

Troy Edwards – Banking

Guy Antrobus – ICM

Luke Lewis – ICM

Alice Englehart – Litigation

Mahmood Lone – Litigation

USA – New York

Sami Mir – Banking

For further information, please contact Rebecca Hooper,, on +44 (0)20 3088 2152.