27 Apr 2017

Stephenson Harwood promotes four to partnership

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Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has promoted three lawyers to partner and one lawyer to local partner, effective 1 May 2017.

"These talented lawyers have shown their commitment to supporting the needs of our clients as well as their leadership at the firm," said Stephenson Harwood CEO Sharon White. "Supporting career development at all levels, and enhancing our partnership through the promotion of highly skilled lawyers, is a priority area and one we are focused on as part of our strategy to continue to grow the firm."

Donna Newman has been named a partner in the firm's commercial litigation practice. Based in London, her practice covers a broad spectrum of commercial disputes with a focus on banking, investment and finance disputes. She has experience of acting for and against banks and other financial institutions in both high court litigation and international arbitration.

Sophie Schultz has been named a partner in the firm's commercial litigation practice. Based in London, her practice is focused on property litigation, advising clients including property investors, developers, lenders, corporate occupiers and individuals on every manner of property dispute, with a particular expertise in rights of light and development disputes.

George Vaughton has been named a partner in the firm's finance practice. Based in London, his practice is focused on debt finance, including advising banks, funds, sponsors and corporate clients on a range of real estate finance, acquisition finance, general corporate lending and derivative related transactions.

Elton Chan has been named a partner in the firm's Hong Kong office. A member of the finance practice, his practice is focused on corporate lending and shipping finance, advising clients including lenders, borrowers, shipowners, leasing companies and institutional investors on a wide range of matters.

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KEY CONTACT

Elton Chan

Elton Chan
Partner

T:  +852 2533 2726 M:  +852 9350 9218 Email Elton | Vcard Office:  Hong Kong

Donna Newman

Donna Newman
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2357 M:  Email Donna | Vcard Office:  London

Sophie Schultz

Sophie Schultz
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2257 M:  +44 7584 390 465 Email Sophie | Vcard Office:  London

George Vaughton

George Vaughton
Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2523 M:  +44 7827 241 084 Email George | Vcard Office:  London

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Andrew Rieley
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