More formally known as Melehah, Nawaz has been employed by Sellafield since 2007 and is responsible for employment issues concerning its 10,000 workforce, which she does with aplomb despite having a background as a commercial litigator. One insider comments: She is also extremely nice to work with. Reed Smith LLP. He has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate law in the UK and Australia, having qualified in both jurisdictions, including developments, property management, joint ventures, institutional financing and offshore structuring.
Wilsons Solicitors LLP. An ex-Slaughter and May and Morgan Stanley lawyer, Norman is praised for her work not only within Bank of America Merrill Lynch but also within the wider banking industry and with regulators to implement ongoing industry reforms, such as the European Market Infrastructure Regulation. Banks looks set for plenty of deal exposure. Insiders say she is fast-tracked for higher levels of management despite being only 33 years old. Burness Paull LLP. Travers Smith LLP.
One admirer comments: Find information about the type of work involved, skills needed and key developments from some of the UKs leading law firms... She is clearly a rising star for 2014 and a GC of the future. All this is in addition to advice on day-to-day agreements with a very diverse customer and supplier base.
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She is able to help structure a deal that will work both for the bank and the borrower at the outset and she is excellent at co-ordinating large teams. While at RSA, Bromley spent time as the sole counsel in its Irish business and working in the group regulatory risk and compliance team before joining Prudential in 2012. Lester Aldridge LLP. Barry is a star in the in-house world whose vast array of talents deserves wider recognition.
Brabners LLP. Africa Specialists. Kyegombe has been an antitrust lawyer at Shell for over three years, where the energy giant has a team of over 1,000 lawyers and support staff and has had a dedicated antitrust team for over 20 years. One well-known tax partner at a top-ten law firm says in support of her nomination: The former Lovells lawyer was also seconded to pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline in 2004 and luxury fashion house Gucci in 2006 during her time in private practice.
Macfarlanes LLP. Another colleague says: She has also proved herself capable of working around the cultural sensitivities inherent in working in the Middle East. One partner at a top-20 UK law firm recalls: Hill Dickinson LLP.