Brown Rudnick promotes four Associates in London to Partners

03 Feb, 2014

Brown Rudnick LLP, a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that it has promoted four Associates in its London office to Partners. They are: Jean-Francois Le Gal, Roger Kennell, Henry Kikoyo and Christian Toms.

Commenting, Scott Burns, Managing Partner of Brown Rudnick’s London office, said: “We are delighted to welcome these four outstanding lawyers to the Brown Rudnick partnership and congratulate them on their notable achievement. These latest appointments demonstrate the wealth of exceptional talent we have here at Brown Rudnick, which continues to make us the go-to firm for clients seeking high quality, innovative legal advice on an international scale.”

Jean-Francois Le Gal, Roger Kennell and Christian Toms all practice in the firm’s International Disputes team. Their practice focuses on international arbitration, as well as multi-jurisdictional and offshore proceedings – frequently with a link to the Middle East and North Africa region. Their appointments bring the total number of partners in this practice area to 11.

Burns added: “International Disputes remains a key focus area for Brown Rudnick. Having recently opened an office in Paris, we are now one of the largest Dispute Resolution groups of any US firm in London. These appointments, together with the team’s unique dual common and civil law capabilities, cements our position as the leading international firm in this area.”

Henry Kikoyo works in debt restructuring and corporate refinancing, acting for lenders, bondholders and distressed investors. He has experience in distressed and claims trading, banking and finance and project finance and has been involved in cross-border transactions in continental Europe, South America, Australia and Africa.

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