Allen & Overy announces first promotions in Luxembourg for A&O Shearman

Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced the promotion of two new partners, three new counsel, eight senior associates and one senior legal advisor in Luxembourg. The two new partners will join the A&O Shearman partnership upon the merger closing on May 1, 2024.

A total of 40 partners have been elected to the partnership of the combined firm, by their current respective firms. A&O elected 32 partners and Shearman & Sterling elected eight, consistent with the relative size of the two firms and their geographic footprints.

Baptiste Aubry, has been promoted to partner in the Financial Services Regulatory department and Franz Kerger, has been promoted to partner in the Tax department.

Promoted to counsel are Philippe Eicher (Real Estate), Diana Konrad (Banking and Finance) and Philippe Noeltner (International Capital Markets).

There are promotions to senior associate for: Victor Ferreira (Corporate), Nicolas Haas (Funds), Déborah Kirmann (ICM), Julian Kisslinger (Employment and Labour law), Julie Kofler (Tax), Adam Obadia (Financial Services Regulatory), Mathieu Robert (Corporate) and Eugène Welter (ICM). Khalil Boudhina (Corporate) has been promoted to senior legal advisor.

Patrick Mischo, senior partner for A&O in Luxembourg, commented: “We are delighted to announce the promotion of this exceptional group of lawyers, as a recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions across their practice areas. Their work reflects our firm's strength and diversity, as well as our commitment to providing the highest quality of service to our clients. We look forward to their continued success and growth with our soon-to-be combined firm, A&O Shearman.”