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DWF announces 30 senior promotions

10 January 2023

DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has announced 30 senior promotions as part of its annual promotions process.

The promotions include 16 new partners, two promotions of equivalent grade and four new local partners. In addition, there are eight promotions for existing DWF partners within the career grades.

A total of 201 colleagues across the business have received promotions incorporating each of DWF's three divisions of Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services.

Senior Promotions

*Patrick Eaton, partner, London
*Laurence Applegate, partner, London
*Natasha Atkinson, partner, London
*Kiran Soar, partner, London
*James Froud, partner, London
*Slava Kiryushin, partner, Dubai
*Rafal Morek, partner, Warsaw
*Kirk Durrant, managing partner, Qatar
Lisa Heathcote, Head of Claims Management & Adjusting UK, Bristol
Reed Millsaps, President – USA, Connected Services, Chicago
Simon Belfield, partner, Manchester
David Woolley, partner, Manchester
Mark Tait, partner, Newcastle
Alexander Rose, partner, Newcastle
Imogen Makin, partner, London
Katrina Boyd, partner, London
Daniel Jordan, partner, London
Miles Hepworth, partner, Birmingham
William Munday, partner, Liverpool
Lauren Rae, partner, Edinburgh
Lynne Macfarlane, partner, Glasgow
Mathilde Plenat, partner, Paris
Rafal Woźniak, partner, Warsaw
Maciej Antoniak, partner, Warsaw
Tomasz Kaczmarek, partner, Warsaw
Radosław Cebeliński, partner, Warsaw
Marta Wysokińska, local partner, Warsaw
Wiktoria Rogaska, local partner, Warsaw
Matteo Pasculli, local partner, Milan
Thorsten Kühnel, local partner, Munich

Sir Nigel Knowles, CEO of DWF Group plc, said: "We're delighted to offer promotions to so many colleagues as we start the year. This reflects the confidence we have in our colleagues, and our potential to keep growing as a business. Their accomplishments throughout the year have contributed to our success and are a testament to the talent across our entire global business.

"I would like to send my congratulations to everyone and look forward to what we can accomplish in the year to come."

* Denotes existing partners receiving promotions within the partnership grading

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