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Norton Rose promotes 14 lawyers in Canada to partner

Wednesday, January 08, 2020 @ 9:13 AM | By John Chunn


Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright announced the promotion of 14 lawyers in Canada (53 worldwide) to partner, effective Jan. 1, 2020.

According to the firm’s press release, the promotions span 11 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s global practice groups: banking and finance (12); dispute resolution and litigation (12); corporate, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and securities (10); intellectual property (IP) (4); projects (4); tax (3); antitrust and competition (2); bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency (2); real estate (2); employment and labour (1); and regulation and investigations (1).

Female lawyers account for 42 per cent of the promotions globally (22 out of 53).

Promotion details, including name, practice and location of new Canadian partners:

Maya Angenot, dispute resolution and litigation, Montreal; Alison Babbitt, banking and finance, Ottawa; Thomas Collopy, corporate, M&A and securities, Calgary; Catherine Daigle, IP, Montreal; Carole Diop, IP, Montreal; Vincent Filiatrault, corporate, M&A and securities, Montreal; Michèle Friel, banking and finance, Montreal; Jenya Hammond, projects, Vancouver; Christopher Horte, banking and finance, Vancouver; Éric Lallier, employment and labour, Montreal; Andrew McCoomb, dispute resolution and litigation, Toronto; Kelly Moffet-Burima, dispute resolution and litigation, Calgary; Stephen Nattrass, dispute resolution and litigation, Ottawa; and Trevor Zeyl, corporate, M&A and securities, Toronto.

Peter Martyr, Norton Rose Fulbright’s global chief executive, commented: “I would like to congratulate this group of impressive lawyers on their promotions. Practising from 22 cities around the world, I am confident that our new partners and directors will leverage the power of our geographical platform and collaborate closely with each other to provide exceptional client service both locally and globally.”