DAC Beachcroft Announces Annual Partner Promotions for 2014
Published On: 9 April 2014
International law firm DAC Beachcroft is pleased to announce the appointment of 16 new partners with effect from 1 May 2014. The promotions take total partner numbers to 256.
The new partners are based in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, London and Newport. They are: Hans Allnutt, Global (London); Anne Batanero, Real Estate (Bristol); Louise Bloomfield, Employment & Pensions (Leeds); Anthony Carrington and Dan Prince, Claims Validation Team (Birmingham); Kathy Farmer, Practice Governance & Risk (Leeds); Emma Fuller, Motor (Newport); Barbara Goddard, Casualty, (London); Liz Jones, Large Loss (Birmingham); Daniella McGuigan, Employment & Pensions (Leeds); Lili Oliver, Motor (Bristol); Ben Pariser, Real Estate (Bristol); Glenn Ruddy, Real Estate (London); John Singh, Corporate & Commercial (London); Alexandra Von Westernhagen, Corporate & Commercial (London); and Nick Williams, Corporate & Commercial (Bristol).
Two new partners - Jose Maria Pimentel and Luis Siles - were also appointed in DAC Beachcroft's Madrid office in December 2013.
In addition, the firm has promoted 22 new associates from 1 May spread across eight offices and seven different practice groups.
DAC Beachcroft Managing Partner, Paul Murray, said: "We are delighted to be able to announce these well-deserved promotions. As in previous years, they continue to reflect key areas of focus and growth for the business. I am very encouraged by the talent within the firm and am delighted to be able to harness and reward the skills of our outstanding performers."
He added: "After years of relative steadiness, this year's bumper promotion numbers are a clear sign of our solid commercial performance to date and the ambition we have for future growth. As ever, the growth of the business is led by what our clients need. This is reflected in the various practice areas, sector expertise and locations of those being promoted."