Inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Rising Stars Awards – winners announced!
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Inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Rising Stars Awards – winners announced!

The best rising stars lawyers from across the continent congregated at The Bvlgari Hotel in London last night to celebrate Euromoney Legal Media Group's inaugural Rising Stars Awards.

An audience of in-house and private practice lawyers gathered to celebrate their achievements from the last 12 months and to build lasting relationships for future projects and deals. Janet Adams of TSB Business Banking, a pre-eminent voice in artificial intelligence, delivered the keynote speech.

Among the leading winners were: Hogan Lovells, with eight wins; Allen & Overy, with seven wins; Herbert Smith Freehills, with six wins; and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer with five wins.

A full list of winners is detailed below. For more information, please contact Melanie Petch on mpetch@euromoneyplc.com

When available, a link to photos from the evening can be accessed by clicking here.


PRACTICE AREA WINNERS

Rising Star: Aviation

Nicholas Harding

Clyde & Co

Rising Star: Aviation

Caroline Joyce

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rising Star: Aviation

Thomas van der Wijngaart

Clyde & Co

Rising Star: Banking & Finance

Lyn Brennan

William Fry

Rising Star: Banking & Finance

Eugenio Fernández-Rico

Clifford Chance

Rising Star: Banking & Finance

Amy Kennedy

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Rising Star: Banking & Finance

Benjamin Leisinger

Homburger

Rising Star: Capital Markets

Menno Baks

Linklaters

Rising Star: Capital Markets

Peter Crossan

Allen & Overy

Rising Star: Capital Markets

Jacqueline Heng

Norton Rose Fulbright

Rising Star: Capital Markets

Andrew McCann

Clifford Chance

Rising Star: Commercial Arbitration

Thomas Granier

McDermott Will & Emery

Rising Star: Commercial Arbitration

Samantha Rowe

Debevoise & Plimpton

Rising Star: Commercial Arbitration

Simon Vorburger

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Rising Star: Competition & Antitrust

Marjolein De Backer

Dechert

Rising Star: Competition & Antitrust

David Little

Latham & Watkins

Rising Star: Competition & Antitrust

Christoff Henrik Soltau

CMS Hasche Sigle

Rising Star: Competition & Antitrust

Ermelinda Spinelli

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Rising Star: Competition & Antitrust

Lena Vanmali

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Rising Star: Energy & Natural Resources

David Antón

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Energy & Natural Resources

Nicholas Antonas

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Rising Star: Energy & Natural Resources

Rob Butler

Baker Botts

Rising Star: Insurance & Reinsurance

Nicolas Bouckaert

Kennedys

Rising Star: Insurance & Reinsurance

Ciara Jackson

HFW

Rising Star: Insurance & Reinsurance

Alaina Wadsworth

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Rising Star: Intellectual Property

Paul Abbott

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Rising Star: Intellectual Property

Anneka Dalton

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Intellectual Property

Tjibbe Douma

Dentons Boekel

Rising Star: Intellectual Property

Stephan Neuhaus

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Intellectual Property

Annsley Merelle Ward

Bristows

Rising Star: International Trade

Eva Monard

Jones Day

Rising Star: International Trade

Nicoleta Tuominen

Dentons

Rising Star: International Trade

Florian Wolf

Blomstein

Rising Star: Labour & Employment

Danielle Pinedo

Baker McKenzie

Rising Star: Labour & Employment

Daniel Read

Walkers

Rising Star: Labour & Employment

Anne Roux-Fouillet

Schellenberg Wittmer

Rising Star: Life Sciences

Rafi Allos

Allen & Overy

Rising Star: Life Sciences

Charles-Henri Caron

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Life Sciences

Daniel Lim

Kirkland & Ellis

Rising Star: Litigation

Roman Baechler

Homburger

Rising Star: Litigation

Alexandre Bisch

Debevoise & Plimpton

Rising Star: M&A & Private Equity

Tom Bartram

Kirkland & Ellis

Rising Star: M&A & Private Equity

Martin Allan Christensen

Bech-Bruun

Rising Star: M&A & Private Equity

Sławomir Czerwiński

Clifford Chance

Rising Star: M&A & Private Equity

Andrea Giger

Niederer Kraft Frey

Rising Star: M&A & Private Equity

Adam Runcorn

Sidley Austin

Rising Star: Privacy & Data Protection

Hannah Crowther

Bristows

Rising Star: Privacy & Data Protection

Jan Spittka

DLA Piper

Rising Star: Privacy & Data Protection

Nikolaos Theodorakis

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Rising Star: Real Estate

Anna Wiśniewska

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak

Rising Star: Real Estate

Payam Yoseflavi

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Rising Star: Restructuring & Insolvency

John Chetwood

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rising Star: Restructuring & Insolvency

Ben Davies

White & Case

Rising Star: Tax

Fabrizio Alimandi

CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni

Rising Star: Tax

Ruth Bloch-Riemer

Bär & Karrer

Rising Star: Tax

Serena Lee

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Rising Star: Tax

Yannick Schuerman

Norton Rose Fulbright

Rising Star: TMT

Lukas Feiler

Diwok Hermann Petsche Rechtsanwälte (Baker McKenzie)

Rising Star: TMT

Florian Tannen

Baker McKenzie

Rising Star: Transfer Pricing

Tom Braukmann

NERA Economic Consulting

Rising Star: Transfer Pricing

Antoine Faure

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats

Rising Star: Transfer Pricing

Olga Shambaleva

EY

Rising Star: White Collar Crime

Elizabeth Head

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rising Star: White Collar Crime

Roland Ryser

Schellenberg Wittmer

Rising Star: White Collar Crime

Neyah van der Aa

Allen & Overy


COUNTRY WINNERS

Rising Star: Belgium

Yongqing Bao

Steptoe & Johnson

Rising Star: Belgium

Athanasia Gavala

Arnold & Porter

Rising Star: Belgium

Fabien Roy

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Belgium

Koen T'Syen

Van Bael & Bellis

Rising Star: Bulgaria

Hristina Dzhevlkova

Wolf Theiss

Rising Star: Bulgaria

Anton Petrov

Djingov Gouginski Kyutchukov & Velichkov

Rising Star: Bulgaria

Alexander Stefanov

Penkov Markov & Partners

Rising Star: Channel Islands

Kate McCaffrey

Ogier

Rising Star: Czech Republic

Andrea Jarolímková

Bird & Bird

Rising Star: Czech Republic

Petra Myšáková

Allen & Overy

Rising Star: Czech Republic

Milan Rákosník

Clifford Chance

Rising Star: Denmark

Christian Benedictsen-Nislev

NJORD

Rising Star: Denmark

Mette Hygum Clausen

Plesner

Rising Star: Finland

Maria Lehtimäki

Waselius & Wist

Rising Star: Finland

Elina Pesonen

Castrén & Snellman

Rising Star: Finland

Anna-Maria Tamminen

Hannes Snellman

Rising Star: France

Nicolas Bricaire

De Pardieu Brocas Maffei

Rising Star: France

Ophélia Claude

Antonin Lévy & Associés

Rising Star: France

Clémence Macé de Gastines

Eversheds Sutherland

Rising Star: France

Déborah Gelblat

Mayer Brown

Rising Star: Germany

Jörg Meinzenbach

Hengeler Mueller

Rising Star: Germany

Dominik Moser

Morrison & Foerster

Rising Star: Germany

Nicolas Nohlen

Ashurst

Rising Star: Germany

Tine Schauenburg

White & Case

Rising Star: Ireland

Lynn Cramer

Maples Group

Rising Star: Ireland

Louise Harrison

William Fry

Rising Star: Ireland

Stuart Kennedy

Matheson

Rising Star: Ireland

Ruairi Rynn

William Fry

Rising Star: Italy

Valentina Canalini

Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners

Rising Star: Italy

Fabio Cozzi

Paul Hastings

Rising Star: Italy

Flavio Ponzano

Arblit

Rising Star: Netherlands

Bart de Rijke

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Rising Star: Netherlands

Carlos van Staveren

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Rising Star: Norway

Espen Furuholt

Sands

Rising Star: Norway

Agathe Løwenborg

Arntzen de Besche

Rising Star: Poland

Anna Gulińska

Dentons

Rising Star: Poland

Jacek Jezierski

Dentons

Rising Star: Poland

Marcin Lewoszewski

Kobylanska Lewoszewski Mednis

Rising Star: Portugal

Rute Alves

PLMJ

Rising Star: Portugal

Miguel Cortez Pimentel

Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares Da Silva & Associados

Rising Star: Portugal

Catarina Brito Ferreira

Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares Da Silva & Associados

Rising Star: Portugal

Diogo Castanheira Pereira

CMS Rui Pena & Arnaut

Rising Star: Portugal

Dirce Rente

PLMJ

Rising Star: Romania

Poliana Gogu Naum

RTPR Allen & Overy

Rising Star: Romania

Codrin Luţă

Popovici Niţu Stoica & Asociaţii

Rising Star: Romania

Ciprian Timofte

Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii

Rising Star: Spain

Blanca Arlabán

Uría Menéndez

Rising Star: Spain

Alba Briones

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Spain

David López

Uría Menéndez

Rising Star: Spain

Virginia Martínez

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: Sweden

Olle Källström

Mannheimer Swartling

Rising Star: Sweden

Albert Wållgren

Vinge

Rising Star: Sweden

Johan Zetterström

Baker McKenzie

Rising Star: Switzerland

Frank Bremer

Schellenberg Wittmer

Rising Star: Switzerland

Olivier Mosimann

Kellerhals Carrard

Rising Star: Turkey

Mehmet Onur Çeliker

Pekin & Pekin

Rising Star: Turkey

Berk Cin

Esin Attorney Partnership

Rising Star: Turkey

Ceren Su

Balcıoğlu Selçuk Akman Keki

Rising Star: UK

Paul Abbott

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Rising Star: UK

Rafi Allos

Allen & Overy

Rising Star: UK

Nicholas Antonas

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Rising Star: UK

Tom Bartram

Kirkland & Ellis

Rising Star: UK

Rob Butler

Baker Botts

Rising Star: UK

John Chetwood

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rising Star: UK

Peter Crossan

Allen & Overy

Rising Star: UK

Hannah Crowther

Bristows

Rising Star: UK

Anneka Dalton

Hogan Lovells

Rising Star: UK

Ben Davies

White & Case

Rising Star: UK

Nicholas Harding

Clyde & Co

Rising Star: UK

Elizabeth Head

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rising Star: UK

Jacqueline Heng

Norton Rose Fulbright

Rising Star: UK

Ciara Jackson

HFW

Rising Star: UK

Caroline Joyce

Herbert Smith Freehills

Rising Star: UK

Amy Kennedy

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Rising Star: UK

Serena Lee

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Rising Star: UK

Daniel Lim

Kirkland & Ellis

Rising Star: UK

David Little

Latham & Watkins

Rising Star: UK

Samantha Rowe

Debevoise & Plimpton

Rising Star: UK

Adam Runcorn

Sidley Austin

Rising Star: UK

Thomas van der Wijngaart

Clyde & Co

Rising Star: UK

Lena Vanmali

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Rising Star: UK

Alaina Wadsworth

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Rising Star: UK

Annsley Merelle Ward

Bristows

Rising Star: UK

Payam Yoseflavi

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner


IN-HOUSE WINNERS

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Zoë Aldam

Financial Times

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Victoria Andrés Cabrera

CaixaBank

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

James Barnard

Citigroup

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Kishan Chandarana

London Metal Exchange

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Tatyana Chernykh

EuroChem

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Fanny Colson

Bpifrance

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Vaiva Degutienė

Veolia Group

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Bhupinder Grewal

Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Susana Guerrero

Lar España Real Estate

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Oscar Hållén

Klarna Bank

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Kristina Hauck

EnBW

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Marie-Alice Himbert

Airbus

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Henrik Johansson

Nordic Capital

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Dirk Kiekebusch

Zalando

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Julia Krupa Ignaczak

Kruk

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Monika Kudlek

Bank Pocztowy

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Kai Kuohuva

Tieto

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Mary Lappas

Terra Firma Capital Partners

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Lavinia Aftodor

Banca Comerciala Romana

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Francisco Manrique

Insud Pharma

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Katrin Moder

FlixMobility

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Jan Olšakovský

EIB

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

George Papachristou

HRADF

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Emma Payn

NATS

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Nadine Ramasamy

Colt

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Eva Ritter

RHI Magnesita

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Daniela Romeiro

Semapa

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Jenna Saario

OP Financial Group

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Matthew Saliba

Delivery Hero

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

María Santander Bernabé

Gescobro

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Sally Anne Sherry

Bartra Capital Property

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Anna Suchopar

ASOS.com

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Aida Topcagic

JP Morgan

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Izabella Tsirmpa

TITAN Cement Group

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Lukas Wagner

PPF

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Yoana Yoshovska

Goldman Sachs

Rising Star: In-House Counsel

Alexander Zalivako

GPB International

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