European Counsel Awards

Shortlist 2015

Competition
INDIVIDUAL

Julia Holtz – Google Inc
René van den Polder – Mattel Europa Holdings BV
Jonathan Aitken – PRS for Music
Anny Tubbs – Unilever

TEAM

Daimler AG
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane SpA
Maersk Line A/S
Novartis AG

Employment
INDIVIDUAL

Juan Chozas – Bankia SA
Andrea Geerken – Bruker
Cristina Basso – Eaton Industries Manufacturing GmbH
Alan O’Rourke – Unisys Corporation

TEAM

Intel Corporation
Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Royal Mail Group Ltd
Sonae

General Commercial
INDIVIDUAL

Julia Ormio – Amec Foster Wheeler plc
Monica Risam – Aviva Group
Anders Stahlschmidt – Danfoss
Katerina Main – KCG Holdings Inc
Ilkin Karakaya – Knorr-Bremse AG

TEAM

Amazon
CBRE Global Investors
Dentsu Aegis Network
Ericsson
Vestas Mediterranean

Intellectual Property
INDIVIDUAL

Alistair Scott – Airbus SAS
Calum Smyth – Barclays Bank plc
Katherine Tsang – Diageo plc
Myrtha Hurtado Rivas – Novartis Pharma AG

TEAM

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton
Sanofi Group
Sky plc
TomTom NV

Litigation
INDIVIDUAL

Annaliese Hemsley – British American Tobacco plc
Wolfgang Möllenhoff – E.ON
Maryann McMahon – Morgan Stanley
James Denham – Standard Chartered Bank

TEAM

Lloyds Banking Group plc
Royal Dutch Shell plc
Sopra Group
UBS AG

M&A
INDIVIDUAL

Giuseppe Catalano – Assicurazioni Generali SpA
Ignacio Pinilla RodríguezCompañía Española de Petróleos SAU
Marco Pierettori – Investindustrial
Roger James – Viacom International Media Networks

TEAM

Alstom
Dassault Systèmes SA
Hochtief AG
Vodafone Group plc

Regulatory (Financial Services)
INDIVIDUAL

Hendrik Brueggemann – Allianz Deutschland AG
Christoph Baert – MasterCard Europe
Elliott Wiseman – Optimal Payments plc
Tim Knipe – Tibra Capital

TEAM

Bupa
Man Group plc
Merrill Lynch & Co Inc
SAREB

Regulatory (Non-financial Services)
INDIVIDUAL

Jason Smalley – Cemex
Andreas Tiedtke – Fortum Oyj
Daniel Zitek – Intel Corporation
Gill Knights – JT Group Ltd

TEAM

Astellas Pharma Inc
British American Tobacco plc
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc
Telefónica Deutschland

General Counsel of the Year
INDIVIDUAL

Jorge Vega-Penichet – Acciona
Paul Newton – Bupa
Thomas Mansfeld – Hapag-Lloyd AG
Nicolas Guerin – Orange SA
Laura Montana – World Duty Free Group

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