BLP promotes 17 to Partnership

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is today (10 March 2016) pleased to announce that 17 individuals have been promoted to the Partnership across the Firm’s London, Singapore and Moscow offices.

The Real Estate department saw six Partner promotions, while Litigation & Corporate Risk (LCR) had four, Corporate had three, and the Finance and Tax practices each had two.

All new appointments are effective from 1 May 2016.

Summary of the promotions by practice:


Gareth Jones                 (London)

Anton Panchenkov          (Moscow)

Kieran Saunders             (London)


Peter Knust                    (London)

Simon Spells                 (Singapore)


James Clarke                 (London)

Polly James                   (London)

Andrew Tuson               (London)

Ivan Veselov                 (Moscow)

Real Estate

Adriano Amorese           (London)

Sarah Fitzpatrick            (London)

Liana Hewson                (London)

Ruth Miller                     (London)

Matthew Peel                 (London)

Laura Wild                     (London)


Matthew Poole               (London)

Paul Shaw                     (London)

Lisa Mayhew, Managing Partner, BLP, said: “2016 has proven to be an exceptional year with a hugely exciting and talented group of 17 lawyers fully deserving of their promotions to our Partnership. It is a credit to BLP’s quality and culture that we are in a position where we can promote a large successful group of fine lawyers and people.

“Our new Partners have demonstrated exemplary client development skills and the ability to grow their practices and we hope that they will now take an increasingly active role in the development of our Firm and become our future leaders. Congratulations to all 17 new Partners.”


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