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Linklaters announces 27 new partners and 49 counsel

Linklaters has elected 27 new partners and promoted 49 lawyers to counsel across its global platform, with effect from 1 May 2024.

The new partner cohort includes:

  • Divisions: Corporate (16), Finance (8), Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations (2), and Client Solutions & AI (1)
  • Practices: Antitrust & Foreign Investment (4), Banking (2), Capital Markets (2), Employment & Incentives (1), Energy & Infrastructure (3), Investment Funds (1), Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations (2), Mainstream Corporate (8), Tax (2), TMT/IP (1), and Client Solutions & AI (1)
  • Regions: Asia (2), Europe (10), UK (14) and US (1)

The firm has again met its annual 40% target for female partners elections and its 15% target for under-represented minority ethnic partners in partner elections annually (UK & US).

The new counsel promotions span 14 countries across Asia, Europe and North America, and are drawn from 11 practice areas across the firm. In addition, there is also one promotion to counsel in Zhao Sheng Law Firm, Linklaters’ joint operation firm in China. This promotion also takes effect from 1 May 2024.

Aedamar Comiskey



Very inspired by the exceptional and diverse talent we have across our firm. Huge congratulations to our newly promoted partners and counsel. They are all outstanding in what they do and how they do it – terrific team players who always go the extra mile to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and our people. This is a key milestone in their careers, and we look forward to seeing them achieve great things.

Aedamar Comiskey
Senior Partner and Chair

The newly promoted partners are:

Partner Practice Office
David-Julien dos Santos Goncalves Antitrust & Foreign Investment Düsseldorf                 
John Eichlin Antitrust & Foreign Investment New York
Ina Lunneryd  Antitrust & Foreign Investment Brussels
Lodewick Prompers  Antitrust & Foreign Investment  Brussels 
Max Krasner Banking  London 
Dan Peach
Banking   London
Leanne Banfield  Capital Markets  London
Vera Ferreira de Lima  Capital Markets  Lisbon
Shilpa Bhandarkar  Client Solutions & AI London 
Nele Van Kerrebroeck  Employment & Incentives Brussels
Samuel Bordeleau  Energy & Infrastructure  Paris
Subir Rajadhyaksha  Energy & Infrastructure  London
Xylia Sim  Energy & Infrastructure  Singapore 
Benjamin Jennings  Investment Funds  London 
Eléonore Hannezo  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations Paris 
David Thomas  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations London 
Julien Bourmaud-Danto  Mainstream Corporate  Paris 
Rupert Cheyne  Mainstream Corporate  London 
Katharine Collard  Mainstream Corporate  London  
Alistair Fraser  Mainstream Corporate  London  
Catherine Kremer  Mainstream Corporate  Luxembourg
Namrata Shah  Mainstream Corporate  London 
Emma Simpson  Mainstream Corporate  London 
Ben Suen  Mainstream Corporate  London 
Julian Böhmer  Tax  Düsseldorf 
Alexei Franks  Tax  London 
Alaister Johnson  TMT/IP  Singapore

The newly promoted counsel are:

Counsel Practice Office
Bram Bulter  Banking/Energy & Infrastructure  Amsterdam 
Laurens Cools Banking Brussels
Joanna Gawlicka
Banking Warsaw
Javier Hernandez  Banking Madrid
Julia Matthews Banking London
Alice Nolan Banking Brussels/London
Marc Noldus
Banking  Amsterdam 
Isabelle-Carmen Weis 
Banking  Frankfurt
Victoria Wright  Banking  London
Thomas Capon  Capital Markets  London
Andrew Chaplin  Capital Markets   London
Su Ern Lee  Capital Markets/Banking Hong Kong SAR
Edmund Leung  Capital Markets   London
Sergey Shiposha  Capital Markets   Dubai 
Sarah Willis  Capital Markets   London 
Alice Klein  Employment & Incentives Paris 
Chaiyee Oh Employment & Incentives Singapore 
Leila Amos  Energy & Infrastructure  Dubai 
Harith Canna  Energy & Infrastructure  London 
Jakub Dąbrowski  Energy & Infrastructure  Warsaw 
Mamoru Ikeda   Energy & Infrastructure  Tokyo 
Daniel Senger  Energy & Infrastructure   Tokyo 
James Morris   Financial Regulation London 
Olof Echt  Investment Funds  London 
Victor Louvet  Investment Funds  Luxembourg 
Kathrin Bauwens  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations  Frankfurt 
Rebecca Burton  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations   London 
Guillaume Croisant  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations   Brussels 
Cyril Falhun  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations   Paris 
Nicole Jerry  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations   New York
Jemma Purslow  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations   London 
Sean Solomon  Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations   Washington, D.C. 
Julie Bailly  Mainstream Corporate  Paris 
Aileen Buchanan  Mainstream Corporate  London 
Annie Chung   Mainstream Corporate   Hong Kong SAR  
Marco Huchzermeier Mainstream Corporate  Düsseldorf 
Alina Kaufmann Mainstream Corporate  Düsseldorf 
Faysal Lassas  Mainstream Corporate   Abu Dhabi 
Christina Mao  Mainstream Corporate   Hong Kong SAR 
Claire Neil   Mainstream Corporate   Dubai 
Francesco Eugenio Pasello Mainstream Corporate  Milan 
Louis Prades
Mainstream Corporate  Paris 
Elena Rodriguez  Mainstream Corporate  Madrid
Grace Wong  Mainstream Corporate  Singapore 
Paolo Bertolini  Public Law  Milan 
Jorge Toral  Public Law/Energy & Infrastructure  Madrid 
Vasudha Anil Kumar  Tax  New York 
Heike Glaser
Tax  Munich 
Jennifer Heley  TMT/IP  London 


Zhao Sheng Law Firm, Linklaters’ joint operation firm in China, has also promoted Amy Ding to counsel in its Shanghai Corporate team, effective 1 May 2024.

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