19 Apr 2018

Stephenson Harwood promotes eight to partnership

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Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has promoted five lawyers to partner and three lawyers to local partner, effective 1 May 2018.

"Since last May, we've been joined by ten lateral partners across our international network – making real strides towards realising our five-year growth strategy," said Sharon White, CEO, Stephenson Harwood. "It's equally important that we continue to invest in our people, supporting career development at all levels, and identifying and rewarding exceptional talent. I am, therefore, particularly pleased to be welcoming eight such lawyers to the partnership this year."

Kate Cordery has been named a partner in the firm's commercial litigation practice. Based in London, she has experience in a wide range of commercial disputes, with a focus on professional liability claims and banking and finance disputes. She has acted on a number of high profile complex cases, often with an international element.

Emily Osborne has been named a partner in the firm's private wealth practice. Based in London, she provides international tax and structuring advice to families and trustees of family trusts on a variety of issues, including moving to the UK, the use of wealth preservation structures such as offshore trusts, foundations and companies, the ownership of UK residential property, tax disclosures and the reporting of beneficial ownership under the various global initiatives. She also advises in relation to international pension schemes and other remuneration structures.

Tom Page has been named a partner in the firm's corporate practice. Based in London, he has extensive experience advising on all aspects of corporate finance including capital markets, takeovers and private M&A. He has a particular focus on IPOs and secondary fundraisings, on AIM and the Main Market, and acts for a range of listed companies and investment banks.

Ben Sigler has been named a partner in the firm's commercial litigation practice. Based in London, he has extensive experience in all aspects of dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration and investigations. He maintains a broad practice with a particular focus on the financial, technology, and sports sectors, cyber-security, data protection and reputation management.

Jonathan Spearing has been named a partner in the firm's marine and international trade practice. Based in London, he is an energy and natural resources lawyer, specialising in all aspects of the supply, carriage, storage and financing of commodities. He advises mining groups, oil companies, trading houses, banks, energy utilities, industrial consumers and shipping clients on their international contracts and disputes.

Ian Childs has been named a partner in the firm's Hong Kong office. He is an experienced litigator whose practice consists of a broad range of commercial disputes, regulatory and criminal litigation and investigations. He has extensive experience acting in all civil and criminal courts in Hong Kong.

Silvia On has been named a partner in the firm's Hong Kong office. She is a member of the private wealth team, and advises individuals and families on their succession and estate planning needs. Her experience ranges from drafting wills for individuals to setting up complex structures for families.

Ivy Wong has been named a partner in the firm's Hong Kong office. Her practice is in corporate finance, mainly focusing on initial public offerings, compliance and M&A.

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Ian Childs

Ian Childs
Partner

T:  +852 2533 2884 M:  +852 6191 5088 Email Ian | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong

Kate Cordery

Kate Cordery
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2397 M:  Email Kate | Vcard Office:  London

Silvia On

Silvia On
Partner

T:  +852 2533 2768 M:  Email Silvia | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong

Emily Osborne

Emily Osborne
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2433 M:  +44 7525 896 899 Email Emily | Vcard Office:  London

Tom Page

Tom Page
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2021 M:  +44 7813 600 516 Email Tom | Vcard Office:  London

Ben Sigler

Ben Sigler
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2919 M:  +44 7584 237 401 Email Ben | Vcard Office:  London

Jonathan Spearing

Jonathan Spearing
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2228 M:  +44 7785 463 216 Email Jonathan | Vcard Office:  London

Ivy Wong

Ivy Wong
Partner

T:  +852 2533 2811 M:  +852 6114 5667 Email Ivy | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong

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