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Rising Stars Awards Europe 2020: shortlist revealed

Up and coming tax practitioners from Allen & Overy, Jones Day, Deloitte, Uría Menéndez, Garrigues, and many more have been shortlisted for the Rising Stars Awards Europe 2020.

The awards recognise some of the most promising emerging talents in specialist practice areas, including tax, litigation, IP and corporate financing, in key markets across Europe. The individuals shortlisted have been widely praised by peers and clients in their markets, as well as having played key roles on influential projects and transactions during 2020. They are among the next generation of partners at law and professional services firms.

The full shortlist for the Rising Stars Awards Europe 2020 is below. A methodology for the awards can be found here

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The virtual award ceremony will take place on Thursday, February 18 2021, when the winners of the categories below will be presented, along with the rising star jurisdictional winners across key European markets. Register Here.

Practice Area

Aviation

Ashleigh Standen - Reed Smith
Chris Knight - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Dan Cowdy - Norton Rose Fulbright
Donal Keane - Allen & Overy
James Collins - Stephenson Harwood
John Pearson - Vedder Price
Kevin Mahony - Matheson
Nicholas Harding - Clyde & Co
Rakhi Savjani - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Stephen Gardiner - Matheson

Banking and finance

Adrian Koller - Niederer Kraft Frey
Alon Peled - Gornitzky & Co
David Borer - Homburger
Lyn Brennan - William Fry
Nienke van Stekelenburgh - Clifford Chance
Nikki Johnstone - Allen & Overy
Philip Spoerlé - Baker McKenzie
Sarbajeet Nag - Milbank
Stanislav Schmidt - Bird & Bird

Capital markets (debt & equity)

Alexander Retsch - Glade Michel Wirtz
Alexander von Jeinsen - Advestra
Géraldine Bourguignon - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Hasan Yasar - Pekin & Pekin
Jacqueline Heng - Norton Rose Fulbright
Maria Soares do Lago - MLGTS
Richard Kelly - Matheson
Soline Louvigny - Allen & Overy
Yves Mauchle - Baker McKenzie
Yvette Voermans - Hogan Lovells

Commercial arbitration

Anna Masser - Allen & Overy
Anya George - Schellenberg Wittmer
Emily Fox - Herbert Smith Freehills
Johannes Landbrecht - Gabriel Arbitration
Philip Devenish - Jones Day
Sabrina Janzik - Clyde & Co
Sarah Ganz - WilmerHale
Simon Vorburger - Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Vincent Bouvard - Herbert Smith Freehills

Competition and antitrust

Athanasia Gavala - Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
Christian Ritz - Hogan Lovells
David Little - Latham & Watkins
Elena Wiese - Hogan Lovells
Joséphine Fourquet - Paul Hastings
Lukas Rengier - Allen & Overy
Mark English - Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Michael Mayr - Cerha Hempel
Paul Johnson - Baker McKenzie
Ricky Versteeg - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Corporate and M&A (including private equity)

Adam Runcorn - Sidley Austin
Anne-Caroline Payelle - Allen & Overy
Benjamin Bade - Castrén & Snellman
Christopher Winn - Dentons
James Heller - Baker McKenzie
Martin Allan Christensen - Bech-Bruun
Michelle Tong - Goodwin
Øyvind Mork Karlsen - Advokatfirmaet Thommessen
Raquel Azevedo - PLMJ
Tamara Young - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Energy and natural resources

Alexandra Rotar - Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Daniel Zimmer - Hengeler Mueller
David Antón - Hogan Lovells
Iikka Väänänen - Castrén & Snellman
Jörg Meinzenbach - Hengeler Mueller
Maksym Sysoiev - Dentons
Nicholas Antonas - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Rob Butler - Baker Botts
Rúben Brigolas - PLMJ

Insurance and reinsurance

Luc Bigel - DLA Piper
Marika Oksaar - NOVE
Martin Karwatzki - Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Patrick R van der Vorst - VanNiekerkCieremans
Sam Tacey - Cooley
Sinéad Lynch - A&L Goodbody
Virginia Martínez - Hogan Lovells

International trade

Eva Monard - Jones Day
Florian Wolf - Blomstein
Jennifer Paterson - Herbert Smith Freehills
Katja Göcke - GvW | Graf von Westphalen
Maria Krestiyanova - Dentons
Nicoleta Tuominen - Dentons
Victoria Mykuliak - Sayenko Kharenko
Yongqing Bao - Steptoe & Johnson

Investment funds

Claire Bentley - Dechert
James Board - Kirkland & Ellis
Laura Butler - A&L Goodbody
Marie Préat - Clifford Chance
Robert Nield - Sidley Austin
Tim de Wit - Finnius

Labour and employment

Ana Rita Nascimento - Pinto Ribeiro Advogados
Dino Kalamujic - DLA Piper
Johan Zetterström - Baker McKenzie
Matthias Köhler - Baker McKenzie
Tiago Cochofel de Azevedo - Vieira de Almeida
Victoria Truchuelo
Zuzana Ferianc - Baker McKenzie

Life sciences

Agnieszka Sztoldman - Taylor Wessing
Deniz Tschammler - McDermott Will & Emery
Eszter Takacsi-Nagy - Kinstellar
Ewan Townsend - Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
Ignacio Pontijas - Grau & Angulo
Janine Reudt-Demont - Niederer Kraft Frey
Joel Coles - Powell Gilbert
Róise Nic Ghráinne - A&L Goodbody
Sarah-Jane Dobson - Kennedys

Litigation

Bibi Sarraf-Yazdi - Winston & Strawn
Cécile Burgess - Addleshaw Goddard
Delphine Dendievel - Apostrophe Avocats
Ilona Karppinen - Castrén & Snellman
Jonas Oggier - Niedermann
Julie Metois - Allen & Overy
Léonard Stoyanov - Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Avocats
Lisa Janaszewicz - Bougartchev Moyne Associés
Richard Hoyle - Essex Court Chambers
Yindi Gesinde - Baker McKenzie

Patents

Bolko Ehlgen - Linklaters
Christopher de Mauny - Bird & Bird
Dirk-Jan Ridderinkhof - Hogan Lovells
Jelle Drok - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Marthe Riewald - Taylor Wessing
Sarah Saisby - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Privacy and data protection

Chantal van Dam - Hogan Lovells
Francesca Blythe - Sidley Austin
Gita Shivarattan - Ashurst
Jan Brölmann - Van Benthem & Keulen
Joke Bodewits - Hogan Lovells
Lore N Lieve Leitner - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Olivia Santantonio - Lydian

Product liability

Karen Jelsma Hogan Lovells
Margarita Morales - Hogan Lovells
Mary Cooney - William Fry
Sarah-Jane Dobson - Kennedys
Tobias Ackermann - Hogan Lovells

Real estate

Alexandra Ionita - PeliPartners
Leif Laitinen - HPP Attorneys
Nir Lerer - Meitar Law Offices
Sabrina Handke - Hogan Lovells

Restructuring and insolvency

Brian O'Malley - A&L Goodbody
Catarina Guedes de Carvalho - PLMJ
Clare Cottle - Weil Gotshal & Manges
Fredrik Thor - Wistrand
Nick Charlwood - Allen & Overy
Robert Peldán - Borenius
Simon Le Wita - De Pardieu Brocas Maffei

Structured finance and Securitisation

Christine Hohl - Niederer Kraft Frey
Claire Bridcut - Milbank
Helen Jones - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Leona McManus - Shearman & Sterling
Shanthi Maria Vignasen - Allen & Overy
Ulkü Cibik - Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Avocats

Tax

Andreia Gabriel Pereira - MLGTS
António Queiroz Martins - MLGTS
David López - Uría Menéndez
Filipa Simõe Figueiredo - Garrigues
Gregory von Gunten - Lenoir Delgado & Associés
Isabelle Panis - Allen & Overy
Oliver Staatz - Jones Day
Viyan Hagi - Deloitte Sweden
Yifat Weiss - Amit Pollak Matalon & Co

Technology, media and telecommunication

Bernhard Heinzl - DORDA
Jan Kleiner - Bär & Karrer
Laurie-Anne Ancenys - Allen & Overy
Maríla Frias - VdA | Vieira de Almeida
Marta Lahuerta Escolano - Jones Day
Sonia Cissé - Linklaters
Vera Lukic - Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Trademark

Ádám György - SBGK Attorneys at Law
Alicja Zalewska - CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang Pośniak i Bejm
Giles Parsons - Browne Jacobson
Giulia Varallo - Trevisan & Cuonzo
Natalia Kirichenko - DLA Piper
Patricia Collis - Bird & Bird
Patrick R Schutte - Wild Schnyder
Sabin Tigu - Ploum
Vironika Pilyugina - Hogan Lovells

Transfer pricing

Amanda Pletz - NERA Economic Consulting
Janine Müller - KPMG
Lars Gläser - Schindler Attorneys
Philip de Homont - NERA Economic Consulting
Simon Renaud - PwC
Tanja Keser - PwC

Trusts and estates

Alexander Greter - Lenz & Staehelin
Andrea Dorjee-Good - Schellenberg Wittmer
Barbara Albrecht - Loyens & Loeff
Caroline Belam - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Emma Holland - Stewarts
Kate Salter - Kingsley Napley
Louise Lutz Sciamanna - CMS von Erlach Poncet
Ragnar Baderschneider - Schmidt v Buttlar & Partner

White collar crime

Alexandros Tsagkalidis - Anagnostopoulos
Christina Hund - Norton Rose Fulbright
Désirée Maier - Hogan Lovells
José Maria Formosinho Sanch - PLMJ
Karen Coppens - Dechert
Ricarda Christine Schelzke - Klinkert Rechtsanwälte
Rui Costa Pereira - VdA | Vieira de Almeida
Sophie Levy - Clifford Chance

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